Traffic Engineer speaks at ITE Western Meeting

Posted on July 8, 2024

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On June 24, 2024, at the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2024 Western District Annual Meeting, City of Santa Ana Public Works Senior Traffic Engineer, Cesar Rodriguez gave an captivating presentation on the “Comprehensive Street Lighting Master Planning: Transforming Urban Transportation and Enhancing Safety – A Case Study in Santa Ana”.  The presentation provided insights into how comprehensive street lighting master planning can enhance safety, mobility, and transportation environments, illustrating the importance of holistic planning.  The Santa Ana case study underscores the importance of crafting tailored lighting design guidelines for specific transportation corridors, emphasizing the unique considerations required to enhance safety and usability.

Using the Santa Ana case study, participants at the meeting can gain practical insights into successfully implementing street lighting improvements using GIS technology, highlighting the role of data-driven decisions in creating safer and more equitable transportation systems.  The annual meeting conference was held in Sacramento, California and attended by engineer professionals from several western states in both private and public sectors.  For additional insights on the Santa Ana Street Lighting Master Plan visit

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