ALSITE 2016 Annual Meeting Recap

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016
ALSITE 2016 Annual Meeting Recap

The Alabama Section Institute of Transportation Engineers (ALSITE) 2016 Annual Meeting was held on Wednesday, June 8 through Friday, June 10 at The Beach Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama.  (Photo Gallery) The meeting began on Wednesday afternoon with an interactive Professional Development Session on Building and Leading High Performing Teams. Technical sessions took place on Thursday and […]

Did You Know: Counting Cars is Fundamental to Traffic Engineering

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015
Did You Know: Counting Cars is Fundamental to Traffic Engineering

People frequently ask our traffic engineering staff, “Do you really sit on the side of the road and count cars?” The answer to that is yes, but we also have many other ways to measure and record traffic on roadways and at intersections.

ALSITE Focuses on Safety at Annual Meeting

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015

Two years ago, we wrote about the annual Alabama Section Institute of Transportation Engineers (ALSITE) meeting that included an afternoon devoted to safety. Sain’s Vice President/Organization Development, Becky White, led this interactive and engaging session. This year’s meeting was held June 3-5, 2015 at The Beach Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama, and since safety has only continued to become more and more important, this was one of the overall themes for several sessions.

The Importance of Leadership in Professional Organizations

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015
The Importance of Leadership in Professional Organizations

After being an active member of Alabama Section Institute of Transportation Engineers (ALSITE) since 2005 and serving as Secretary/Treasurer and Vice President, I’m excited to fill the role as President for 2015.

The Importance of Properly Timed Traffic Signals

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014

Interested in saving on fuel costs, reducing negative impacts on the environment and helping provide a more pleasant driving experience? How about cutting average travel times by as much as half?

Our Employees Hit the Ground Running

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014

You may have seen pictures and posts on Facebook over the weekend as many people participated in and watched the Mercedes Marathon events. It’s a big event for the state, and we were thrilled to have two of our employees, Matt Lackey and Dan Mellott, complete the half-marathon.

Congratulations to Sain employees on awards!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012
Congratulations to Sain employees on awards!

Congratulations to Sain’s Vice President/Organization Development, Becky White, and Senior Project Manager, Jeff Stephenson, on awards they received at the 40th Annual Alabama Section ITE Annual Meeting Banquet in early June.

When adaptive signals are a good fit

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012

Adaptive traffic signals can be beneficial in a variety of typical and abnormal traffic situations, but there are a couple of instances that perfectly demonstrate their benefits and why we’re so interested in them.

All about adaptive traffic signals

Posted by on Apr 3, 2012

When the topic of adaptive traffic signals comes up, people often say, “Don’t we already have those?”

The short answer is yes, but there’s a lot more to it than that.