ADOT participates in transportation innovation exchange

Arizona Council on Transportation Innovation hosts annual event

TEMPE – The latest ideas and innovations for the future of transportation will be on display as transportation officials gather Tuesday, Oct. 4, for the 2016 Innovation Exchange Campaign, hosted by the Arizona Council for Transportation Innovation.

The annual event brings together the Arizona Department of Transportation and other professionals in the transportation industry to share and learn about the latest technology advancements and innovations in transportation.

This year’s event, held at the Rio Salado Conference Center in Tempe, features exhibitors, an innovation showcase and speakers.

Topics include reinventing vehicles in Arizona, the use of laser technology to produce high-resolution mapping from a moving vehicle and innovations that will enhance project design and delivery.

Formed in 2012, the Arizona Council for Transportation Innovation supports innovative technology and techniques among transportation professionals to ensure smart, efficient investment in Arizona's highways and other transportation infrastructure.

The council is made up of officials from ADOT, the Federal Highway Administration, Maricopa and Pima counties, and engineering professionals.

For more information, visit and enter “Innovation Exchange Campaign” in the search box.