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RailPros to speak at ITE Annual Conference in Toronto

RailPros to Sponsor; Karen Hankinson to present

RailPros’ Vice President and Traffic Engineering Lead Karen Hankinson will speak at this year’s Institute of Transportation Engineers’ (ITE) Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday, August 2nd.

Along with speakers from Texas A&M Transportation Institute,Transport Canada, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at North Dakota State University, Karen will present at a Technical Session, called “Towards Vision Zero at Railroad Grade Crossings.” Topics will include the most recent “best practices” for treatments at highway-rail grade crossings from an international perspective. The session also showcases emerging new guidance for implementation of traffic signal preemption at locations where the traffic signals are interconnected with the railroad active warning devices (flashing lights, bells and crossing gates).

RailPros is pleased to sponsor this important Technical Session, and is a proud supporter of ITE.