Past Events

January Networking Event: ITS Washington’s 2020 Visioning Plan

January 21, 5:00 – 6:30 pm  |  Fado Irish Pub  |  801 1st Ave, Seattle, WA

ITS WA Annual Conference 2019

December 2 and 3 - University of Washington  |  Seattle, WA

ITS WA biggest event of the year.  Join ITS colleagues from around the state and country to discuss the most relevant ITS topics.  Register TODAY to attend or sponsor the ITS WA Annual Conference.

Fall Event: Smarter Work Zones with WSDOT

Thursday October 24 - 5:30pm  |  Olympia Center  - 222 Columbia Street NW, Olympia, WA 98501

Join WSDOT and ITS Washington for a presentation on statewide and national initiatives for more reliable and better connected work zone data and a demonstration of an off-the-shelf solution for immediate connectivity for temporary traffic control and mobile operations. We'll then cross the street over to the Oly Taproom (312 Columbia Street NW, Olympia, WA 98501)


Summer Event: Tour, Discussion, Reception

August 29 @ 5:00 pm  |  Western Systems  |  1122 Industry St., Bldg B - Everett, WA

The event will include a tour of a local traffic manufacturer and distributors warehouse and a discussion about the latest in Traffic Signal cabinets.  Light appetizers and beverages will be provided.

Summer Event: Discussion and Happy Hour

June 26 @ 4:30 - 6:30pm Unicorn  |  Seattle, WA

Discussion - Autonomous Vehicles & Transportation Equity: Strategies for Maximizing Future Impacts

Presented by Chris Grgich, Fehr & Peers

Spring Event: Tour and Happy Hour

April 4 @ 2:30pm - Sound Transit OMF  |  Seattle, WA

Student Night with ITE WA: Eastern Region

April 25 @ 4:30pm - Gonzaga University  |  Spokane, WA

ITS WA Annual Meeting 2018

December 10 and 11 - PSRC and the University of Washington  |  Seattle, WA

Fall Networking Event

September 20 @ :200pm - Tacoma City Hall  |  Tacoma, WA


Tacoma Long Range Safety Plan and Big Data

Justin Belk | City of Tacoma

Bianca Popescu | Fehr & Peers

Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) Port Community System & Clean Truck Program

Christine Wolf | NWSA 

Karl Typolt | Transpo Group

Sara Cederberg | NWSA

Pierce Transit Limited Access Connections

Penny Grellier | Pierce Transit 

Summer Networking Event

June 19th @ 1:00pm - WSDOT Southwest Regional Office  |  Vancouver, WA

Planning and Implementation of TSMO Strategies

Presented in coordination with ITS Oregon


Scott Mercer | WSDOT

John Fasana | Washington County, OR

Jen Bachman | DKS Associates

ITS WA Annual Meeting 2017

December 11 and 12 - PSRC and the University of Washington  |  Seattle, WA

Download Final Program


Technical Sessions


Improving Highway Safety with ITS Workshop


Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

  • Connected and Automated Vehicles: What’s the Difference and Why Should We Care?

  • Stakeholders Work to Shape Connected Vehicle Future through V2I Deployment Coalition

  • Caltrans Preparation for Connected Vehicle (CV) and Automated Vehicle (AV)

  • University of Washington Star Lab

  • AV/CV Planning Tools

  • Port of Tacoma (FRATIS)

  • WSDOT Freight Parking


Update on PNW Mega Projects and ITS Innovations


Arterial Performance Measures and ITS

Multimodal ITS

  • I-80 ICM, Steve McDonald, Parsons

  • Applying Arterial Multimodal Data, Gary Carlin, INRIX

  • The Informed Traveler, Chris Bax, Cubic


What’s that Transportation App?

  • Revolutionizing Local Mobility, David Klein, Moovit

  • Easy, Custom Carpooling with Scoop! David Weisman, Scoop

  • The Future of On-Demand Mobility, Holly Houser, ReachNow


Executive Panels


Smart Cities/Connected Vehicles

  • USDOT Update, Ray Murphy, FHWA 

  • Smart City Portland, Adrian Pearmine, DKS 

  • NYDOT CV Pilot Program, Bob Rausch, Transcore 

  • Iowa DOT I-80 Automated Vehicle Corridor Planning, Will Sharp, HDR


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