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U.S. DOT Announces 2013 Road Weather Management Stakeholder Meeting

07/16/2013, 8:00am to 07/18/2013, 5:00pm
Little Rock, AR 00000
United States
OST-R Office: 
Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will be sponsoring its annual Road Weather Management Stakeholder meeting on July 16-18, 2013 in Little Rock, Arkansas.  
The purpose of the meeting is to provide a venue for peer exchange between the transportation and weather communities consisting of State Departments of Transportation, academia, vendors, weather service providers (public and private), and consultants.  The meeting will include presentations, facilitated discussions, and networking opportunities for all participants.  This year the meeting will focus on:  road weather connected vehicle research for maintenance activities, traveler information, and Traffic Management Centers; and strengthening the working relationships between State DOTs and the weather enterprise.  Other key topics of discussion include:  updates on Clarus, MADIS (Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System) and the Weather Data Environment (WxDE); Weather-responsive Traffic Management; and other road weather management projects being conducted by FHWA and its stakeholders/partners throughout the country.