Please join us as we gather with regional and national leaders in the transportation field for the 68th Maine Transportation Conference, Thursday, December 6, 2018. 

Our keynote speaker will be Kirk Steudle, CEO of the American Center for Mobility and former director of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). Steudle is a national leader in the development of connected vehicle technology that allows vehicles to communicate with the road and other vehicles to improve safety and mobility. As MDOT director, Steudle oversaw the state’s innovative work to establish connected vehicle infrastructure in key areas of the state. Steudle is a former chair of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA) Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program Advisory Committee to the U.S. Department of Transportation. In addition, he serves on the board of the Engineering Society of Detroit. He also chairs the Michigan Mobility Transformation Center’s (MTC) External Advisory Board (EAB). Steudle serves on the Lawrence Technological University (LTU) College of Engineering Advisory Board and is a trustee for the Traffic Improvement Association (TIA) of Michigan. He is a graduate of Adrian High School and LTU, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in construction engineering.

Other technical and policy track discussions will examine a range of topics, from technical advancements in ITS to state and local governments that are leading the way to establish connected vehicle networks.

There also will be plenty of networking opportunities, student papers and the popular Bridge Breaking Competition. 

Questions? Please contact the MBTA office: 207-622-0526 or Jennifer@MBTAonline.org.