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Dr. Yuko J. Nakanishi

President, ITS-NY

Dr. Yuko J. Nakanishi is the President of ITS-NY, and Founder and Principal of Nakanishi Research & Consulting, LLC. Dr. Nakanishi has many years of experience within the transportation industry leading, managing, and participating in projects sponsored by federal, state, and city agencies. As Program Manager of the Urban ITS Center and as Research Scientist at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, she participated in a wide variety of ITS projects including NYS traveler information projects, an Advanced Parking Management System project and a travel time estimation project. She is a staunch advocate of ITS and its use in addressing challenging transportation problems.

Intelligent Transportation in New York State

Dr. Nakanishi will introduce ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) and ITS-NY, and describe how ITS technologies are being used by ITS-NY members to meet New York’s transportation goals. She will then present ITS projects that have been implemented by ITS-NY members such as the statewide traveler information system (511NY) and the Joint Transportation Management Center (JTMC) in NYC. She will also present ongoing ITS projects including the transit service information portal (TSIP), adaptive signal control project, and Long Island ITS.