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Lunch and Learn Series

Looking for new presenters:

  • We will be using a hybrid format: We will be doing these live from the RIDOT TMC Conference Room (free lunch for folks attending) and sharing with everyone in New England via Microsoft Teams

  • We can still accommodate remote speakers via Microsoft Teams

  • We are looking for 45-minute presentations including Q & A on ITS projects or technologies that may be relevant to our members 

  • We are giving a snazzy gift card to the speaker 


If you have a presentation please contact:

John Colangelo

Traffic Options LLC.


Virtual Lunch and Learn 20

Thursday, June 13, 2024

  • Matt Davis, PE, PTOE, Stantec, ITS Practice Lead & Traffic Engineer &

  • Evan Drew, PE, PTOE, Stantec, New England-based ITS & Traffic Engineer

"Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Drive a Decision Support System"






When:       June 13, 2024

Where:      Virtual- Microsoft Teams

Schedule:  12:00          Introduction

   12:15-1:00   Presentation and Q & A​

Learn more about how a USDOT grant evolved into a groundbreaking opportunity to revolutionize integrated corridor management (ICM) decision support software (DSS) through artificial intelligence (AI). Matt Davis will share how an AI-based decision support system (AI-DSS) was developed and deployed in Tennessee to facilitate ICM operations along the I-24 SMART Corridor, which includes variable speed limits, lane control signs, interconnected traffic signals, and more. The project delivery process and performance measures will be presented.

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Virtual Lunch and Learn 19

  • Hanjin Hu, Ph.D., P.E., Manager- Risk Modeling Services at PWC 

  • Francesco Preti, Ph.D., Senior Associate- Risk Modeling Services at PWC

           “Climate Change Impact on Transportation Infrastructure"

Virtual Lunch and Learn 18

  • Kristin Virshbo: CEO, Castle Rock Associates

           “Human-Centered 511 / Traveler Info in the Age of A.I."

Virtual Lunch and Learn 17

Thursday, March 28, 2024 

  • Eric Bathras (Gloabl Broadband Leader for AECOM)

           “Innovation in the Management of Procurement Processes for Broadband Infrastructure Projects."

Virtual Lunch and Learn 16

Thursday, March 14, 2024 

  • Carol Schweiger

           “Technology-enabled Mobility: Perspectives and Predictions"

Virtual Lunch and Learn 15

Thursday, April 14, 2023 [12PM to 1:00PM EDT]

  • Daniel Burt, Territory Manager (Northeast USA)

           “Projects that Connected and Vehicle Data is Supporting"

Virtual Lunch and Learn 14

Thursday, March 9, 2023 [12PM to 1:00PM EDT]

  • Daniel Herstine, Systems Engineering Specialist- Jacob's Engineering Group, Inc

           “RIDOT TMC Renovation and ITS Initiatives"

Virtual Lunch and Learn 13

Thursday, February 16, 2023 [11:30AM to 1:00PM EDT]

  • Carol Schweiger, President of Schweiger Consulting

           “Equitable and Seamless Mobility: Summary of Discussions from the 2022 ITS World Congress”

Virtual Lunch and Learn 12

Thursday, April 28th, 2022 [12:00PM to 1:00PM EDT]

  • Erik Wright - OTT HydroMet

           “Small and flexible RWIS solutions (Mini RWIS)”

  • Olaf Storaasli - Dura-Line

            “Latest Advancements in ITS Fiber Deployment: MicroDucts and MicroCables”

  • Daniel Burt – WEJO

             "Wejo - connected vehicle data"

  • Brian Depan - Jacobs

              "DelDOT Automated Shuttle"

NEITS Webinar 

Friday, April 8, 2022 [2:00-3:00 PM] 

Diverse, Accessible, Equitable and Inclusive Technology Enabled Mobility

  • Victoria Sheehan, Commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Transportation

  • Introduction by Carol Schweiger, Schweiger Consulting

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Virtual Lunch and Learn 11

Thursday, March 17, 2022 [12:00 PM - 1:00 PM]

Applications of crowdsourced data in transportation systems management and operations (TSMO)

  • Ralph Volpe- Transportation Systems Operations Specialist

                        FHWA Resource Center, Operations Technical Service Team

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Virtual Lunch and Learn 10

Thursday, January 20, 2022 [12:00 PM - 1:15 PM]


  • Carol Schweiger, Schweiger Consulting

  • Eric Gonzales,  University of Massachusetts Amherst

  • Blake Acton, Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

Virtual Lunch and Learn9

Thursday, January 6, 2022 [12:30 PM - 1:30 PM]

  • Todd Foster


  • Smart Work Zones Technologies and Applications 

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