Assistant Director for Transportation Systems Management and Operations
Brent Cain serves as the assistant director for the Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Division. Brent leads the TSMO efforts for optimizing the performance of existing infrastructure by implementing multimodal, intermodal and often cross-jurisdictional systems, services and projects. TSMO strategies also include but are not limited to traffic safety, traffic-incident management, travel-information services, roadway weather information, freeway management, connected vehicles and automated vehicles, traffic-signal systems and coordination, work-zone management, managed lanes, emergency response and Homeland Security, freight management, active traffic management, and new technologies that are rapidly occurring.
Brent was previously the deputy state engineer for Urban Operations, which included overseeing the Phoenix Construction and Maintenance Districts, Traffic Operations Center, Tucson District, and Statewide Maintenance. He has over 28 years of experience in transportation engineering and planning. Brent holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.