The Traffic Group's Guckert to Guest Lecture at Harvard for the Second Consecutive Year

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Presentation To Focus on Self-Driving Vehicles

Wes Guckert, President & CEO, The Traffic Group

Guckert will be presenting on the impact of automation, connected vehicles, and smart technologies.

For the second year in a row, Wes Guckert, PTP, President & CEO of The Traffic Group, Inc. (TTG) -- one of the nation’s leading traffic engineering and transportation planning firms -- will be a guest lecturer in the capacity of Instructor in the Office of Executive Education at Harvard’s Advance Management Development Program (AMDP).

Guckert will be presenting on the impact of automation, connected vehicles, and smart technologies. Points ranging from what future highways may look like to electric vehicles, and driverless trucks, will be discussed.

The AMDP is the Harvard’s flagship Executive Education program for real estate leaders, CEOs, city planners, government officials, architects and others practitioners in the built environment. About 50% of the students are international, with the remaining from different states of the U.S.

With more than 40 years industry experience, Guckert is a recognized and well-respected expert in the fields of traffic engineering and transportation planning. Guckert has played a major role in nearly 8,000 projects spanning throughout the United States, as well as internationally.

A Fellow with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), Guckert is a frequent speaker on the topic of driverless cars and their coming impact on urban areas. Guckert is a member of the Texas A&M Transportation Technology Advisory Council, whose purpose is to advise Texas A&M Engineering on automated transportation research; RELLIS Campus development for transportation technology research and testing; and Texas A&M Campus Transportation Technology Initiative deployment. He is also Immediate Past Chair of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Public Development Infrastructure Council (PDIC).

In addition to his upcoming second presentation at Harvard University, he has also presented on the topic of self-driving vehicles at a NAIOP conference in which he keynoted, spoke at the International Council of Shopping Center’s (ICSC) RECon on multiple occasions, the Intelligent Transportation Society’s (ITS) ITS America, ITE’s Annual Meeting, and the National Parking Association’s (NPA) Convention & Expo. He has also presented at multiple national and international ULI events.

About The Traffic Group, Inc.
Established in 1985, The Traffic Group, Inc. (TTG) is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business traffic engineering and transportation planning specialty firm headquartered in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Through use of sophisticated technology and the in-house experience of more than 70 industry professionals, TTG offers services that help determine road improvements, signal and sign location, lighting plans, land usage, public facility and capacity issues, and security measures. With over 3,000 pieces of traffic data collection equipment, The Traffic Group has the largest inventory of such equipment in the U.S. and conducts more than 100,000 counts for clients annually.

For more information about The Traffic Group, visit the company’s website at http://www.trafficgroup.com or follow them on Twitter @TheTrafficGrp.

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