November 2 – Trans Mountain Expansion Project: Traffic Control Plan and Travel Delay Monitoring

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Date: November 2
Registration & Social: 11:40 AM – 12:00 PM (MDT)
Luncheon & Presentation: 12:00 – 1:00  PM (MDT) 
Location: Faculty Club at the University of Alberta, Winspear Room
               11435 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G9
Cost: $35 ITE member / $40 Non-ITE member

About the Presentation

In Trans Mountain Expansion Project, IntelliTrafik division of ATS Traffic is  providing the services of: (i) traffic control plan quality reviews and (ii) travel delay monitoring and reporting. This presentation will discuss both aspects of this project with specific focus on travel delay monitoring. Application of innovative technologies for real-time travel delay measurements made it possible for better construction management and scheduling. Additionally, the large dataset obtained from this project-initiated data driven research for work zone delay prediction modeling using machine learning.

About the Presenters:

Mudasser Seraj has been a part of IntelliTrafik since 2021. Before joining IntelliTrafik for full time, Mudasser finished his master’s and PhD in Transportation Engineering from University of Alberta. For last 9 years, he has been actively involved in different types of ITS technology and their implementations including: variable speed limits, transit ridership estimation from cellphone data, connected and automated vehicles, video camera and LiDAR based data collection etc. Mudasser is extremely passionate about all things related to transportation which motivated him to volunteer in multiple transportation organizations involving Edmonton Transit Service Advisory Board, ITE Northern Alberta Section etc. Mudasser mostly enjoys the company of his family and friends in his spare time.
Steve Ennis has worked with ATS Traffic for almost 15 years and currently manages IntelliTrafik, the business’ newest division, offering ITS and data driven solutions. He has passion for emerging technology and the unique applications of these technologies to solve real world problems. He is fortunate to share an industry research chair at the University of Alberta’s Centre for Smart Transportation where research is focused on the infrastructure required to support autonomous vehicles. In the spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with his families or playing the guitar.