Congrats to Steve Albert, who was profiled in a feature article in the October/November issue of Traffic Technology International. The interview focused on Steve’s leadership and career in the field of rural transportation safety. This issue of the international magazine also includes a feature on rural ITS advancements in the U.S. The full issue is available digitally at: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5743c8a9#/5743c8a9/1
A full pdf of the magazine is available upon request.
Prospera Business Network has awarded WTI’s David Kack with the Business Excellence Award for economic leadership. David was recognized for his work as board chair of the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC). In his always humble manner, David emphasized the team effort and the many HRDC members that share this award. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Prospera was founded in 1985 and assists local entrepreneurs with business counseling and generates various economic reports for the Gallatin Valley.
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, the journal of the Ecological Society of America, published an article on wildlife crossings co-authored by Rob Ament. “Integrated adaptive designs for wildlife movement under climate change” highlights some of the innovative crossing designs developed by the ARC (Animal Road Crossings) International Wildlife Crossing Infrastructure Design Competition, for which WTI was a partner organization. (Lister, N.M., Brocki, M., and Ament, R., Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13 (9): 493–502.)
In October, MSU Research Publications highlighted the following journal article by WTI researchers:
Estimation of Seasonal Daily Traffic Flow of Agricultural Products & Implications for Implementation of Automatic Traffic Recorders http://trrjournalonline.trb.org/doi/10.3141/2477-03
Transportation Research Record
Shane Forsythe, Jerry Stephens, Yiyi Wang , Civil Engineering
Angie Kociolek serves as a co-PI with members from Boise State University on the Feasibility of Mitigating Barn Owl Mortality along Interstate Highways, sponsored by Idaho Transportation Department. Two posters were recently presented at the Raptor Research Foundation Annual Meeting 2014 in Texas.