TSSC Summer meeting 2023

Hello all, TSSC is happy to announce that this year’s summer meeting will be held in in-person at Beckman Center in Irvine, California from May 31st– 1st, 2022. The meeting aims at the general topic ‘Safety, Accessibility, and Equity in Traffic Signal Infrastructure. A detailed schedule is given as follows:

  • DAY 1 – Committee Business – May 31, 2023

    • 08:30 am : Subcommittee: Simulation
    • 09:15 amSubcommittee: Multimodal
    • 10:00 am : Break
    • 10:15 am : Subcommittee: Signal Timing
    • 11:00 am : Subcommittee: Asset Management
    • 12:00 pm : Lunch
    • 01:00 pm : Subcommittee: Education
    • 01:45 pm : Subcommittee: Technology and Standards
    • 02:30 pm : Break
    • 03:00 pm : Business Meeting
    • 05:00 pm : Adjourn
    • 06:00 pm : Social Activity (on your own)
  • DAY 2 – Workshop – June 1, 2023

    • 08:00 am : Introductions
    • 08:10 am : Session 1: Safety, Accessibility, and Equity Challenges in Our Existing Transportation Systems   
      Moderator: Tom Stiles, Econolite
      This session will cover the challenges of navigating infrastructure designed for vehicles from the perspective of vulnerable road users and end with a moderated panel discussion.
      • Brief Introduction: Framing safety, equity, and accessibility in signal system operations
      • Presenter 1: Transportation equity for people who can’t drive or can’t afford cars – Anna Zivarts, Disability Rights Washington
      • Presenter 2: Accessibility for the blind and mobility challenged – Burak Cesme, Kittleson and Associates
      • Presenter 3: Traveling and navigating public transportation as the Blind Traveler
      – Dr. Mona Minkara, Plains, Trains, and Canes YouTube Channel
    • 10:00 am : BREAK
    • 10:15 am : Session 2: Policy and Operations Considerations to Provide Safe and Equitable Signal Systems Infrastructure      
      Moderator: Jay Jackson, MBTA
      This session will discuss the need for change in policy to focus design and operations on safety and equitable signal systems infrastructure. In addition, presenters will provide examples of newly implemented policies such as Ped/Bike first.
      • Presenter 1: FHWA perspective on safe and accessible signal systems – Eddie Curtis, FHWA
      • Presenter 2: The creation and execution of Portland’s equity and accessibility action plan – Peter Koonce, City of Portland, OR
      • Presenter 3: The migration of traffic simulation models from vehicle-centric to multi-modal analysis and optimization – Ben Stabler, PTV
    • 12:00 pm : Lunch
    • 01:00 pm : Session 3: Implementation and Deployment Experiences                                                 
      This session will cover examples of technologies and programs implemented and deployed to benefit the safety, equity, and/or accessibility of signal systems.
      • Presenter 1: Analytics that drive safety decisions for peds and bikes – Presenter TBD, Kittelson and Associates
      • Presenter 2: Leveraging video analytics and detection to improve safety and accessibility – Anuj Sharma, Etalyc
      • Presenter 3: Pedestrian detection and bus notification via CV in Chicago – Preston Judkins, Parsons
      • Presenter 4: Implementation of non-locking ped calls and extensions using detection in Washington County, OR – Shaun Quayle, INRIX
    • 02:50 pm : Break
    • 03:00 pm : Session 4: Emerging Technologies             
      Moderator: John Thai, City of Anaheim, CA
      This session will provide an overview of innovative technologies and best practices used to improve safety and accessibility in traffic signal systems. The presentations will focus on the focus shift from vehicle-centric operations to multi-modal considerations.
      • Presenter 1: Innovative Safety Components for Signal Systems – Dustin Devoe, Econolite
      • Presenter 2: Vehicle Probe Trajectory Data for Transit Applications – Shaun Quayle, INRIX; Jay Jackson, MBTA
      • Presenter 3: Improving accessibility with a push button – Presenter TBD, Polara

              4:45 Wrap-Up: Research Needs


    • 05:00 pm : Adjourn
    • 06:00 pm : Social Activity (on your own)

TSSC Summer Meeting 2018 (July 22-24, 2018) Flagstaff

Summer Meeting Announcement

This year’s theme “Smart Traffic Signal System Management: Raising the Floor” will include sessions focusing on intersection performance, alternate control methods, system management, etc. Prior to these sessions, the committee’s subcommittees and the full committee will convene. A technical tour to Grand Canyon National Park has been planned for Tuesday, July 24. Plan to attend and join the discussion.


More Details Can Be found Here : TSSC Summer Meeting Info


TRB 2018- TSSC

TRB 2018- AHB 25 Sessions and Meetings

[Program ICS to Download]

[2017- Mid-year meeting Minutes]

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM Marriott Marquis, Liberty N (M4) Traffic Signal Systems Research Subcommittee, AHB25(2) More Details… [Agenda]

9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Marriott Marquis, Liberty N (M4) Simulation of Traffic Signal Systems Subcommittee, AHB25(3) More Details…[Agenda]

11:00 AM – 12:15 AM Marriott Marquis, Liberty N (M4) Traffic Signal Systems Technology and Standards Subcommittee, AHB25(4) More Details…

1:30PM- 4:30PM Convention Center, Salon A
 Workshop 174: Decision Support Requirements for Next Generation Traffic Management Centers. More Details… 
2:00PM- 3:00PM Marriott Marquis, Liberty N (M4) Asset Management for Traffic Signal Systems Subcommittee, AHB25(6). More Details… [Agenda]
3:15PM- 4:15PM Marriott Marquis, Liberty N (M4)
Multimodal Traffic Signal Systems Subcommittee, AHB25(5). More Details… [Agenda]
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marriott Marquis, Liberty N (M4) Traffic Signal Systems Education Subcommittee, AHB25(7). More Details…[Agenda]
8:00 AM – 9:45 AM Convention Center, Hall E  Poster Event 251 Innovations in Adaptive Signal Control. More Details…
10:15AM- 12:00PM Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom Salon 10 (M2)
Traffic Signal Timing Subcommittee, AHB25(1). More Details… [Agenda]
10:15AM- 12:00PM Convention Center Hall E
POSTER Event 322: Data-Driven Analysis of Intersection Operations. More Details…
1:30PM- 5:30PM Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom Salon 10 (M2)
Traffic Signal Systems Committee Meeting. More Details… [Agenda]
7:30PM- 9:30PM Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom Salon 5 (M2)
Traffic Simulation Models Joint Subcommittee of AHB45, AHB40, AHB25, AHB20, ADB30, AHB55, ADC20. More Details…
10:15AM- 12:00PM Convention Center, Hall E
Poster Session 572: Connected and Automated Vehicle-Enabled Signal Control. More Details…
1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Convention Center, Salon A
Lectern Session 611:Using Decision Support Subsystems to Automate the Use of Traffic Operational Strategies and Control Plans, Part 1 (Part 2, Session 685) More Details…
1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Convention Center, Hall E
Poster Session 645: Advances in Traffic Signal Timing Methodologies More Details…
3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Convention Center, Salon A
Lectern Session 685:Decision Support Subsystems for Next Generation Traffic Management Systems and Centers, Part 2 (Part 1, Session 611). More Details…
3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Convention Center, Salon C
Lectern Session 685:Traffic Signal Timing for Multimodal Operations. More Details…