Since AECOM (NYSE: ACM) first launched as an employee-owned company in 1990, we have become one of the largest and most respected providers of professional, technical and management support services in the world. Our markets include construction, energy, environmental, facilities, government, oil and gas, transportation and water. Today we have nearly 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 150 countries. The recent incorporation of URS accelerates our vision to become the world’s premier fully integrated infrastructure firm. Across all components of the in-project cycle — design, build, finance and operate — we are uniquely positioned to deliver a differentiated service from a global platform. Our purpose is to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Leveraging a unique pool of resources and talent, AECOM delivers fully integrated services collaborating across disciplines and geographies to shape innovative solutions for our clients.

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Alliant Engineering

Alliant has been involved in the design, implementation and testing of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects since its inception. Our staff have been involved in the industry for over 20 years, dating from the planning projects of IVHS to the implementation projects of the new millennium. Alliant also focuses on the related areas of communications system design and transportation engineering to provide a range of expertise in ITS projects.

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AMKA Safety

AMKA Global dba AMKA Safety is a minority owned company certified and rooted in our community. We are solution providers distributing quality products made with 3M materials for road safety and traffic control equipment. Our municipalities, contractors, and department of transportation (DoT) can depend on AMKA to protect their workers and regulate traffic flow, which is reflected in our values.

We deliver the right product.

We treat people right.

We live by our word.

We stand by our work.

Customer focused, AMKA GLOBAL DBA AMKA SAFETY understands the needs of industry, providing the right products at competitive prices.

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Athey Creek Consultants

Athey Creek Consultants provides full service research, consulting, and design services for transportation projects, with an emphasis on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Athey Creek staff have a record of success in areas such as:

  • Program Support

  • Systems Engineering

  • Traveler Information Planning

  • Integrated Corridor Management

  • Standards and Warrant Support

  • Transit Technologies

  • Evaluations

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Bolton & Menk, Inc.

Bolton & Menk, Inc., founded in 1949, provides a broad range of engineering, planning, environmental and surveying services to more than 250 communities and agencies in Minnesota, Iowa and North Dakota. As an experienced and diversified firm, we offer a broad range of transportation planning, operations, design and project management services. We can help guide your project through conceptual planning, preliminary design, funding application, final design, regulatory approval and construction. Our goal is to provide exceptional quality engineering services while meeting project budgets and schedules.

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City of Minneapolis

Through the management of traffic infrastructure and traffic operations, the Traffic Division aims to achieve effective and safe transportation throughout the city of Minneapolis. We offer a variety of services in maintaining streetlights, signals, signs and pavement marking

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City of St. Paul

Saint Paul Public Works is a nationally accredited organization responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of the street, sewer, and drainage infrastructure systems in Saint Paul. Public Works also engineers the traffic, signal, and lighting infrastructure for the City, in addition to coordinating citywide recycling efforts. The divisions within Public Works include Administration, Bridges, Capitol and Transportation Planning, Sewer Utility, Street Design and Construction, Street Maintenance, and Traffic and Lighting.

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Over the years, traffic management challenges have increased. It is vital to clearly communicate messages utilizing universally recognized MUTCD symbols and deliver easy to understand messages using full-color graphics. That’s where Daktronics comes in. We have delivered more than 65,000 transportation displays worldwide since we installed our first Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) over 30 years ago. These displays convey critical traffic messages to drivers and assist in mitigating congestion and increasing safety in a variety of applications for freeways, arterial roads and toll ways. Daktronics stands behind its products with a comprehensive service network, onsite commissioning, toll-free phone support and on-site training. The company’s NTCIP-compliant Vanguard® DMS and control software continue to sharpen the image of traffic management. Daktronics salespeople and engineers work closely with ITS professionals to develop innovative, effective and reliable ITS solutions. Learn more at

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HDR is a global employee-owned firm providing architecture, engineering, consulting, construction and related services through our various operating companies. More than 8,600 professionals are committed to helping clients manage complex projects and make sound decisions.

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Hennepin County

The Traffic Operations division of Hennepin County Public Works is responsible for efficiently managing the more than 2.1 billion vehicle miles traveled on county roads annually.  This includes:  

  • Transportation management through Transportation Management Center and the use of an Advanced Transportation Management Systems for monitoring traffic, detecting issues and maximizing efficiency.

  • Traffic engineering, including signal timing optimization and coordination and safety review and improvements.

  • Installation and maintenance of traffic signs, pavement markings, traffic signals and guardrails.

  • ITS projects including advanced traffic signal control testing and implementation, connected and autonomous vehicle planning and demonstration, and research projects with the University of Minnesota.

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Image Sensing Systems

Image Sensing Systems is a provider of above ground detection and information management solutions for the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) sector. ISS industry leading products include the Autoscope video detection family, the RTMS radar detection family and IntellitraffiQ software family. Our mission is to provide meaningful and reliable data through innovative technologies that empowers smarter decisions, maximizes the full potential of traffic infrastructures, and optimizes the safety and efficiency of every city.

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As a founding member of ITS America, Kimley-Horn has more than 30 years of experience providing consulting services during all stages of an ITS project. Kimley-Horn provides ITS services in the following areas: strategic planning and early deployment of technologies, technology assessment and life cycle cost analysis, freeway and corridor management system design, integration, and deployment, rural corridor studies and operational tests, traveler information systems, communications systems design, ITS architecture development, intermodal transportation access and interface, software development and integration, partnership development and maintenance, innovative funding mechanisms, and construction support services.  

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KLJ has worked alongside communities and clients of all sizes. Since the 1930s, we have we planned, designed, and supported infrastructure across the country such as roads, runways, pipelines, and parks. We create solutions that turn visions into reality and improve the lives of people and communities. We do this by focusing on a business model that puts the customer first, providing an exceptional experience that truly reimagines what projects can become. KLJ’s office locations span several states and cities, since we work in various geographies and markets across the nation. For more information about KLJ, visit

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Live Traffic Data

Live Traffic Data LLC (LTD) partners with public agencies to provide traffic engineers with cutting-edge tools to effectively manage signalized arterial roadways and enable V2I communication with existing traffic signal infrastructure. The data gathered by LTD is sold to the industries involved in: Telematics, Automotive, Autonomous Vehicles, Mapping & Navigation and Delivery Fleets.
LTD’s services include:

  • Unique Approach to gather hi-resolution data from every existing traffic signal.

  • Real-Time Traffic Data enabling V2I communication

  • Patented Software for monitoring and performance measure analysis to optimize traffic on signalized arterial roadways

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LVC Companies

LVC Companies, formerly Low Voltage Contractors, is a full-service technology systems and fire protection company that designs, installs, repairs, monitors and maintains fire & life safety, security and communication systems.  LVC’s diverse offerings include fire alarm, fire sprinklers, fire extinguishers, video surveillance, electronic access control, boardroom audio visual, fiber optic splicing, voice/data networks, distributed antenna systems (DAS), system integration and open sourced smart building technology integration.  Many of these systems can be used in the transportation market. We have been keeping buildings connected and protected since 1982.

  •  Fiber Optic Splicing and Testing

  • Data Network Implementation

  • Full Technology Integration

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Metro Transit

Metro Transit is the transportation resource for the Twin Cities, offering an integrated network of buses, light rail and commuter trains as well as resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike. Metro Transit is one of the country's largest transit systems, providing roughly 90 percent of the 78 million bus trips taken annually in the Twin Cities. Each weekday customers board Metro Transit buses and trains an average of 250,000 times. Metro Transit operates the Hiawatha light-rail line, Northstar commuter rail line and 123 bus routes (66 are local) service routes and 51 are express routes and 6 contract service routes, using a fleet of 885 buses. The majority of the agency's fleet (696) are standard 40-foot buses — 97 of these are hybrid-electric vehicles. Additionally, there are 167 articulated ("accordion") buses and 22 are over-the-road coach-style buses. All Metro Transit buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts or ramps and racks for bicycles. All trains feature storage areas for bicycles and luggage.

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Minnesota Department of Transportation

The MnDOT ITS program is managed by the Office of Traffic, Safety and Technology in conjunction with numerous public, private and academic partners to conduct ITS research, operational tests and deployment projects.

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Offering the expertise that results in the best traffic solution for every customer, every day. MoboTrex™ is the future of traffic and mobility. Between MoboTrex Manufacturing, featuring our flagship Eagle brand, and MoboTrex Distribution, MoboTrex has the products you need to prepare your city’s intersections for future traffic and mobility needs. With extensive experience solving traffic problems across North America, the traffic experts at MoboTrex have the vision and engineering know-how to transform your traffic trouble spots into safe and efficient intersections. From traffic signals to intersection control cabinets and monitoring systems to pedestrian crossings and more, MoboTrex keeps a mobile population moving forward with innovative products and expert solutions, one intersection at a time.

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SRF Consulting Group, Inc.

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. provides a full spectrum of ITS related services including planning, design, implementation, construction oversight and integration of ITS projects. Our expertise includes:

  • ITS planning

  • Scoping studies and deployment plans

  • Architecture development

  • System design and implementation

  • ITS evaluation

The ITS technology and skills we offer include:

  • Communications design

  • Traffic engineering

  • Network design and software development

  • GIS/digital mapping

  • Vehicle detection sensors

  • In-vehicle and on-board sensors

  • R/WIS sensors

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St. Louis County

Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and snow removal of over 3,000 miles of County-State Aid Highways (CSAH), County Roads, and Unorganized Township Roads. Public Works is also responsible for the inspection and maintenance of over 600 state bridges over 10 feet in length, 300 bridges that are less than 10 feet in length, and over 40,000 traffic signs within St. Louis County. There are 17 tool houses located within Four Maintenance Districts throughout St. Louis County.  These buildings and the equipment housed there have an estimated value of one-half billion dollars.

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Traffic Control Corporation

Traffic Control Corporation (TCC) was founded in 1946 as a distributor of traffic signal equipment and is firmly established as the local expert on traffic control matters in the Midwest. Today, Traffic Control Corporation has a territory that includes nine states throughout the Midwest. We are one of the largest distributors in the United States offering products from over 40 different manufacturers. Always staying ahead of the curve on advancing technology and changing traffic management needs has allowed Traffic Control Corporation to serve the region over the last 65 years. The success of Traffic Control Corporation is predicated on our knowledge, experience and, most of all, attentiveness to our markets and our clients. We deliver traffic and ITS products and solutions for a vast array of customers throughout the region by offering:

  • The largest inventory of traffic and ITS products in the Midwest

  • Premier products and solutions from top brands in the industry

  • Assembly and custom integration of intersection control and ITS products

  • Customer-specific stocking programs

  • Fast delivery anywhere in the Midwest

  • Emergency service and support

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TranSmart Technologies

Since its inception nearly 20 years ago, TranSmart Technologies, Inc., has evolved along with the cutting edge technologies it plans, designs and implements for its clients. With the mission of advancing and enhancing the nation’s transportation infrastructure by partnering in solutions that work for the engineering and design firm’s clients, TranSmart’s professional staff have successfully led and completed transportation and technology projects spanning all sizes and phases throughout the Midwest and nationally. The firm’s primary focus on ITS and technology solutions, including connected vehicles and Active Traffic Management, has solidified its role as an industry leader without compromising its ability to offer its clients a full-service, multidisciplinary approach. In addition to implementing transportation planning and design, as well as ITS operations, maintenance and management, TranSmart rounds out its services with key areas in traffic engineering, Geographic Information System/Computer Aided Design, surveying and mapping and plats.

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University of Minnesota Roadway Safety Institute

The Roadway Safety Institute is the Region 5 University Transportation Center (UTC) funded through the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) federal transportation bill passed in 2012. The region includes Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The Institute conducts activities that further the mission of the UTC program of the USDOT—to advance U.S. technology and expertise in the many disciplines that make up transportation through education, research, and technology transfer activities at university-based centers of excellence. Driven by the goal of preventing crashes to reduce fatalities and life-changing injuries, the Institute’s activities focus on user-centered transportation safety systems. The consortium is led by the University of Minnesota. Other members are the University of Akron, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and Western Michigan University.

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Ver-Mac, Inc.

Ver-Mac is a manufacturer of electronic traffic control equipment including portable and permanent variable message boards, arrow boards, speed trailers, camera trailers, sensor trailers and temporary traffic signal systems. Ver-Mac's Jamlogic software allows for remote monitoring, maintenance and management of all system devices and brings intelligence to work zones by providing real time traffic management solutions that are scale-able and flexible to meet each project’s needs.

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WSB & Associates, Inc.

WSB's ITS Group is committed to working with clients to conceptualize, design, and oversee the construction of systems that meet operational needs while considering the agency's maintenance and financial constraints. By focusing on solving complex problems across diverse areas of application, we assess clients' needs and develop the most effective solution from a broad range of technical options. Whether we design a completely new system, upgrade an existing system, integrate various generations of in-place equipment with new technologies, or provide ongoing support, WSB can apply the necessary resources to ensure a successful outcome.

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WSP is committed to assisting state and local highway and transit agencies with creative and innovative technological solutions to help meet their transportation goals and objectives. WSP an international leader in the planning, design, and implementation of Intelligent Transportation Systems (lTS), including field devices, tolling technology, managed lanes, communications, travel information, and transit technology. We offer cutting-edge expertise in rapidly growing areas such as active traffic management, connected vehicle research, performance measurement, and traffic management center/traffic operations center (TMC/TOC) operations. Our concept-through-operations approach ensures well-planned and well-engineered projects that are sensitive to the environment and the community.

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Why Join?

Membership in ITS Minnesota demonstrates a commitment to the ongoing success of Minnesota’s Intelligent Transportation Systems. Individual and corporate members receive several benefits, including a member listing on the website, reduced fees at meetings, luncheons and seminars and eligibility for website feature articles.