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Upcoming Meeting Dates
KYSITE on Social Media
Prize Winner
Transportation Quote of the Day
Preventing Crashes
Weird Signs
Quick Hits
Other Nonsense
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September 27, 2012
KYSITE Fall Meeting
November 8, 2012
KYSITE Annual Meeting
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The Changing Face of Transportation




Congratulations to the athletes of the United States for an outstanding showing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.  


Still have Olympic Fever?  No need to worry -- the Winter Games in Sochi are only 539 days away!

McKayla is not impressed with our newsletter.


This newsletter includes: 

  • Upcoming Meetings - put them on your calendar!
  • Check out the new website and connect via Facebook and Twitter.
  • Information on how to prevent accidents! Read the article to be in the know.
  • SDITE Traffic Bowl Team Wins!
  • Quote of the Day
  • Weird Signs
  • Quick Hits 

Let us know if you need anything from KYSITE -- we're here to help! 


- KYSITE Officers

Upcoming Meetings Announced

The KYSITE Board is excited about announcing the dates for two upcoming meetings:SaveDate2


Fall Meeting:  The KYSITE Fall Technical Meeting will be on the morning of Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the University Club at the University of Louisville. We are still working on the agenda. If you have a particular topic or presenter you would like to recommend, please contact one the officers directly, or send a note to 


Annual Meeting: The KYSITE Annual Meeting / Silent Auction will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, KY.  Bourbon tour starts at 5:00 PM.  The evening will feature the Silent Auction, Dinner, and live music from The Dilemma Zone! 


More details will follow soon on each. 

KYSITE on Social Media


Are you on Facebook?  How about Twitter?   Guess what ...we are too!


We encourage you to 'like' us on Facebook and 'follow' us on Twitter.  With our new blogsite, you will automatically receive updates when something new is posted.  You'll also get a note whenever the "Changing Face of Transportation" newsletter is published. 


Click the links below for more information.


KYSITE on Facebook


KYSITE on Twitter


Any new "likes" or "followers" automatically gives you a chance to win a prize from the 2012 SDITE / GLDITE Prize Vault!

Features of New KYSITE Site - Prize Winner!

  Gold Medal

Speaking of prizes, thanks to all who read the last newsletter about the new KYSITE site and followed instructions to go visit and post a comment.  Good job!  As promised, one person was randomly selected to receive a prize from the 2012 SDITE / GLDITE Prize Vault.  


The winner is: KYSITE VP Ashley Sells


Ashley will be claiming her prize at our upcoming Fall meeting on September 27.


Quote of the DayVision

"The engineering is secondary to the vision."

- Cynthia Ozick

How Do We Prevent Accidents?
By: Billy Garrison (GRW)



What is the key to preventing car accidents? The answer could be self driving cars. Google has been experimenting with this concept and has a fleet of self driving cars. They have driven 300,000 miles without an accident. To read more about the future of self driving cars, click here.

Weird Signs
Quick Hits


Appalachian Trail Still Evolving After 75 Years 


L.A.'s First Freeways

SDITE Traffic Bowl Team are the Champions!!!

 2012 ITE Traffic Bowl Champions

In case you haven't heard, the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Student Chapter represented the Southern District at the 3rd Annual ITE Collegiate Traffic Bowl during the ITE Annual Meeting this past week in Atlanta, Georgia.  They beat the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Purdue University in the first round and then competed with Texas A&M and the University of Toronto in the finals.  After six-tie breaker rounds (yes SIX) with Toronto, they answered the last question correctly and became the new champions.  Congrats!!!! 



Here are a few more things that McKayla Maroney is not impressed with...
In the Next Edition... 
Coming Soon  

- More details about the KYSITE Fall Meeting on September 27th

- Return of the Member Profile??

Thanks for your continued support of KYSITE!  

2012 KYSITE Board; and

Scott Walker, Editor