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Welcome to the Official Website of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Midwestern District. This website is provided as a means of communication with members of ITE in the 11-state area of the midwestern United States and other transportation professionals.

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Annual Election Information

The Annual Election email has been sent out. We did receive some email bounce backs. If you didn't receive your email, please email Mike Bittner (mike.bittner@kljeng.com)

 

ITE Networking Survey

The recent survey by ITE revealed that networking is one of the top priorities that benefits our members. In order to gain more knowledge about potential networking events, a brief 10 question survey about networking opportunities in your chapter/section/district/board is being administered. The survey is due by Friday, June 24, 2016, and the results will be summarized and presented to the ITE International Board. Also, feel free to forward it to other members who you think could give some valuable feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to complete this survey.

Click here to take the survey.

 

2017 Secretary / Treasurer Election Information

The nomination process is completed.

Congratulations to the 2017 MWITE Sectretary/Treasurer Martin Gugel!

 

Change in Midwestern Distric Bylaws

The membership has voted to make changes to the District Bylaws. Click here to view details.

 

2017 MWITE Conference

The date for the 2017 MWITE 2017 Conference has been announced.

Learn about topics, registration, location, and much more here. See you there!

 

Every year, the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) sponsors an awards program to honor outstanding achievement in transportation engineering and service to ITE. The awards recognize the recipients and increase awareness of the roles and responsibilities of transportation professionals.

MWITE Distinguished Member Award

MWITE Transportational Professional of the Year Award

 

2016 Election

The 2016 Board Election is complete!
Congratulations to the 2016 MWITE Secretary/Treasurer
Mike Bittner (NCITE) and the 2016-2019 MWITE District Director John A. Davis (ITEWisconsin)!

 

2016 Annual Meeting

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Sign up for the Pre-Conference Workshop!

  • DATE: Sunday, June 26, 2016
  • WHEN: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • WHERE: Chicago Mart Plaza River North 350 West Mart Center Dr. at River North Point Chicago, Il 60654
  • COST: $75 for all Attendees
  • INCLUDES: Workshop and Discussion 4.0 PDH Credits

Details

This course will use presentations that involve lessons learned, best practices, and case studies to gain and strengthen knowledge in the following areas:

  1. Roundabout Planning and Site Selection
    • Intersection control evaluation
    • Where not to use roundabouts
    • The emerging FHWA ICE process
    • Examples of different types of reports
    • Incorporating safety and life cycle costs as a part of these reports
    • System considerations (signals and roundabouts)
    • ADA considerations
  2. Roundabout Analysis and Software in the Design Process (ARCADY, SIDRA, Synchro, and Highway Capacity Manual)
    • Learn capacity and basic sizing techniques for roundabouts, including calibration to local conditions with a class problem
    • Review types of capacity models - analytical - simulation - empirical
    • Introduced to ARCADY, SIDRA, Synchro, and Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) techniques to gain skills in analyzing roundabout capacity for developing layouts and predicting the effects of modifying designs.
  3. Wrap up Question and Answer session to discuss where agencies currently are and what their next steps are.

Mark Lenters, P.E. Mark Lenters is the Service Group Manager for GHD Inc. For the past 15 years, Mr.Lenters has focused his professional engineering practice on modern roundabouts. He is a leading engineer in this era of the expanding use of roundabouts in North America.His work covers all aspects of policy, planning, design, public outreach, and research in roundabouts.He provides on-call design review and standards for numerous DOT's and local agencies. He served on the review panel for the 2010 FHWA Roundabout Guide; is a vice chair of the ITE Roundabouts Committee; and is a member of the TRB Roundabout Committee. In addition to his technical expertise, Mr. Lenters is a highly rated instructor, having conducted roundabout design and software-based design courses since 2002.

Registrations are due on Friday, June 10, 2016. To register, click here

 
 
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MWITE is pleased to announce 5 District participants accepted into the 2nd LeadershipITE Class of 2015:

Mike Bittner, PE, PTOE (NCITE)
Amanda Brauer, PE, PTOE (MOVITE)
Eric Claussen, PE, PTOE (MOVITE)
Scott Kuznicki, PE (NCITE)
Mike McCarthy, PE (ITEWI)



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