Town Hall Meetings

Virtual meetings for ATSSA members

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ATSSA launched its first virtual Town Hall Meeting on April 14 and will hold them periodically to provide valuable information to our members. Meetings generally run from 2-3 p.m. ET. Recordings are available afterward if you can’t take part in a live session.

Questions? Contact ATSSA or call 540-368-1701.

Upcoming and Recorded Town Hall Meetings

7/12/21 – Safety Issues: Flicker Rates with Display Boards and Traffic Control Devices. The proposed Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) includes new provisions for Automated Vehicles. One of those relates to how cameras see LEDs used in traffic control devices. In this webinar, “LED flicker” will be described from the perspective of forward-looking vehicle cameras used to provide active safety features as well as automated vehicle features. Learn more from experts in the industry about potential safety and readability issues as it relates to the flicker rate of display boards and traffic control devices. Hear about LED flicker root cause and impacts and enjoy an introduction to IEEE P2020 Camera Image Quality Working Group. Speakers: Brian Deegan with Valeo Vision Systems, team leader of the IEEE P2020 Automotive Image Quality Working Group, LED Flicker Subgroup; Robin Jenkin, Principal Image Quality Engineer at NVIDIA. Watch the recording.

11/17/20 – Election Update & 2021 Impact on Roadway Safety. This live online session will address the impact of the state and federal elections on roadway safety. The outcomes of both races will have an impact on roadway safety policies and priorities for years to come, including the crucial question of how our nation continues to respond to COVID-19. ATSSA will share a post-election recap of the results and analysis. Speaker: ATSSA Vice President of Government Relations Nate Smith. Watch the recording.

6/16/20 – INVEST in America Act: An Inside Look at the Highway Bill. Hear about how the proposed bill, Investing in a New Vision for the Environment of Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act, will reauthorize the federal transportation program through Fiscal Year 2025 and benefit the roadway safety infrastructure industry. Panelists: ATSSA Vice President of Government Relations Nate Smith and Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), who serves as the Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Chair and an author of the bill. Watch the recording.

4/28/20 – Innovations in Online Training to Keep Your Employees Engaged. Learn more about ATSSA’s multiple options for training amid COVID-19 restrictions. Panelists: Cindy Williams, President, Time Striping, Inc.; Dave Waldo, T2/LTAP Manager, Alaska DOT; ATSSA Master Instructor, Eric Perry; ATSSA Training Program Manager, Jessica Scheyder. Watch the recording.

4/14/20 – COVID-19: Impacts to ATSSA Members and Government Responses. Hear about state and federal government response to COVID-19 and potential infrastructure investments. Panelists: ATSSA President & CEO Stacy Tetschner; ATSSA Vice President of Government Relations Nate Smith; AASHTO Executive Director Jim Tymon; and Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-Pa.), who is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Watch the recording.