19th Annual Western States Forum

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June 18 - 20, 2024

Registration for the 2024 Forum has closed.

The Forum will be held in Yreka, California, at the Best Western Miner's Inn. Lodging information for the Forum can be found on the 2024 Forum Lodging page.

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For maps and directions to the Forum or information about the many activities in the Yreka area, check out the links above.

Here are the invited presentations / demonstrations for the 2024 Forum:

  • Evaluation of Starlink Satellite Broadband Communications for Caltrans ITS Field Elements
    Saeid Delshad
    Advanced Highway Maintenance and Construction Technology (AHMCT) Research Center
    University of California Davis

  • Let There Be Light: Tunnel Lighting Controls
    Frederick Tydeman, Eric MacGill, Kevin Maxwell
    Nevada Department of Transportation

  • OSS by the Numbers - Analytics and their use on the One-Stop-Shop for Rural Traveler Information
    Douglas Galarus
    Montana Technological University

  • Streamlining ITS: Unifying Variable Speed Limits and Lane Control Across State Agencies
    Ansley Skillern
    Southwest Research Institute

  • Utilizing Fuel Cell Technology to Power Transportation Management System Elements During Public Safety Power Shutoff Events
    Jeremiah Pearce, Caltrans District 2
    Dave Torick, AHMCT UC Davis
    Justin Ellis, Caltrans EQASI

  • Washington’s Virtual Coordination Center (VCC) Platform
    Brent Quebedeaux, David Baker
    Washington State Department of Transportation

  • Wrong-Way Driving (WWD) Detection Systems Update
    Kent Thurston, Adam Lough
    Utah Department of Transportation