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Session 5: Communications

In 2015, FHWA and began hosting quarterly webinars for Safety Service Patrol Supervisors and FHWA Division Administrators to discuss topics related to the operation and ongoing management of Safety Service Patrols.

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Session 5: TMC Dispatch and SSP Communications

On September 15, 2016, FHWA and hosted its fifth Safety Service Patrol (SSP) Idea-Sharing Network Session. This session focused on Traffic Management Center Dispatch and Safety Service Patrol Communications and included presentations from five guest speakers: John McClellanFreeway Operations Supervisor, Minnesota Department of TransportationJoseph LaBella Jr., Regional Vice President, Autobase; Jim Salmons, Regional Manager (Ohio and Kentucky), AutobaseKevin Devine, I-25 Corridor Operations Manager, Colorado Department of Transportation; and Todd Leiss, Traffic Incident Management Coordinator, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. The presentations from each of these speakers are available to download below:

(click to download each of the following)

Session Agenda
Session 5 Chat Room Transcript
Communication Devices by John McClellan
AutoBase App by Joseph LaBella Jr. and Jim Salmons
CTMC Tracking System by Kevin Devine
Social Communications by Todd Leiss


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