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Shaking Hands: Building Effective Regional Relationships in the Deployment of ITS (March 4, 2008)

Presenter:   James C. Gray
Presenter's Org:   GCA, Inc

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Slide 1: NavigGator Houston TransStar

SAME MISSION

  • Traffic Management
  • Emergency Management

SIMILAR TECHNOLOGY

  • Sensors, Cameras, Signs

DIFFERENT STRUCTURE

  • Single Agency
  • Cooperative

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March 4, 2008

Slide 2: INITIAL ORGANIZATION

NavigGator

  • Atlanta awarded Olympic games
  • Six-year window to build and showcase ITS technology
  • GDOT assumed lead to expedite program/process/ deliverables

Houston Transtar

  • An idea looking for a champion
  • Luxury of time to analyze and define structure and mission
  • Able to work the process and develop partnerships

Slide 3: FUTURE DIRECTIONS

NavigGator

  • Moving towards partnering with other agencies around the state

Houston Transtar

  • Moving towards a hybrid system layout

Slide 4: LESSONS LEARNED

NavigGator

Houston Transtar

MISSION STAYS THE SAME

STRUCTURE IS UNIQUE, SUBJECT TO LOCAL AREA CONDITIONS

INITIAL SET-UP IS CRITICAL TO PROGRAM SUCCESS

Slide 5: Contact Information

James C. Gray, PE
Principal Engineer
GCA Inc.
1800 Peachtree Street, NW
Suite 825
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Phone: (404) 355-4010 Ext. 208
jgray@gcaeng.com

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