Past Events

Making the case for funding system preservation

May 29, 2012

The Interstate-building era provided elected officials and the public with very obvious evidence about how their money was being spent. Today, with a mature highway system that requires more support for preservation than new construction, DOTs must work harder to show these stakeholders the benefits of investment. Iowa DOT has been working with SSTI and Spitfire Communications to hone this message. DOT Director Paul Trombino, DOT planning Director Stuart Anderson, and Spitfire’s Beth Kanter present.

SSTI Technical Assistance: School Siting in Kansas

April 27, 2012

SSTI has been working with the Kansas DOT to understand the transportation-related impacts of school siting decisions and develop recommendations for how school siting can be improved in the state. This webinar will explore the issues related to school siting in Kansas, which are common in a number of states, and detail SSTI’s recommendations.

April 2012 Community of Practice

April 23-24, 2012
Westin Detroit Airport, Michigan

This SSTI CEO-to-CEO meeting focused on issues related to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and provided an opportunity for peer-to-peer interaction on the successes and challenges experienced by member states.

SSTI Technical Assistance Spotlight: Colorado Energy Smart Transportation Initiative

March 30, 2012

This webinar will detail some of the strategies developed by Colorado’s Energy Smart Transportation Initiative to incorporate energy efficiency and GHG emissions in transportation planning, increase energy efficiency and reduce GHG emissions from transportation, advance environmentally friendly alternative vehicle and fuel technologies, and increase efficiency.

SSTI Technical Assistance Spotlight: DelDOT 3-D Micromodel Project

February 24, 2012

This webinar will discuss the rationale behind Delaware DOT’s 3-D Micromodel project, describe the project’s benefits and detail how its deliverables can be put to use elsewhere.

Small Buckets of Revenue and Savings for State DOTs

January 17, 2012

This webinar featured presentations from several SSTI member states on relatively quick and easy-to-implement ways that state DOTs can adapt to their current fiscal challenges.

A DOT’s Transition: Providing an Integrated 21st Century Transportation System

November 30, 2011

This webinar, featured a discussion with WSDOT Secretary Paula Hammond facilitated by Michael Meyer, principal author of the report “SSTI Review of Washngton State DOT’s Sustainability Efforts,” and built upon the report’s findings.

November 2011 Community of Practice Meeting

November 8 - 9, 2011
Westin Detroit Airport, Michigan

This SSTI CEO-to-CEO meeting focused on issues related to freight and land use confronting state DOTs and featured roundtable, executive-level discussions focused on the successes and challenges experienced by member states.

Webinar on Tolling for Revenue and Congestion Management

August 30, 2011

This webinar, featuring Jack Wells (Chief Economist, USDOT) and Michael Lewis (Director, Rhode Island DOT), focuses on tolling and lessons learned from tolling pilot programs and other experience.

July 2011 Community of Practice Meeting

July 12-13, 2011
Detroit, Michigan

The meeting consisted of peer-to-peer discussions between CEOs focused on financial issues confronting state DOTs and strategies, related to both revenues and expenditures, for adjusting to the “new normal.”