2020 Innovation EXPO Presentations

During the week of November 16-20, 2020, Caltrans kicked off its first Innovation Expo that showcased over 60 live and virtual innovation demonstrations from presenters statewide representing Caltrans and our external partners. This expo was a five-day event focusing on innovation in relation to the Caltrans 5 priorities: Safety, Modality, Innovation, Efficiency, and Partnerships.

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Keynote Speakers

John Danner, Strategist Innovation Catalyst
Rachel Carpenter, Caltrans Chief Safety Officer
Jeanie Ward-Waller, Caltrans Deputy Director/Planning & Modal Programs
Tony Dang, Directors Office Sustainability Program Manager
Ryan Chamberlain, Caltrans District 12 Director
Amarjeet Benipal, Caltrans District 3 Director
Sam Hassoun, Global Leadership Alliance
Dara Wheeler, Caltrans Chief Divsion of Research Innovation & System Information

Day 1: Innovation

Day 1 Message from Caltrans Director
https://youtu.be/7cUgL7hXXkA

Opening Remarks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-G_BgNMGaQ

Keynote Speaker, John Danner
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPUoEqSsCtw

Innovation Caffeination Event
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-8DwZLLKSA

Session 1A

Drones Group Presentation
- Virtual Site Visits
- Utilization of Unmanned Aerial System(UAS) for Emergency Slide Projects


Video Link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzpKBJBbXr4

Session 1B

Data Visualization Group Presentation
- Managing the Unsheltered Situation: A Caltrans Approach to Safely and Efficiently Manage the Unsheltered within the Right-of-Way
- Data Visualization at Caltrans


Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NN5hC5W--NM

Session 2A

Wildlife Crossings, Corridor, Linkages & Safe Passages Group Presentation
Wildlife Passage Modifications on State Route 118 in Las Posas Valley
- The Future Home of The World’s Largest Structure to Preserve Biodiversity Across the Region by Reconnecting an Integral Wildlife Corridor and Historic Passage
-Frog Ladder/Tube to Provide Wildlife Passage in the Feather River Canyon
-Monarch Butterfly Roadside Habitat Rapid Assessment: an interdisciplinary approach to integrate Monarchs into the environmental process

 
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6rvOOEnkv8

Session 2B

GIS Innovations Group Presentations
- VDC/BIM Implementation in GIS Environments During PA/ED and PS&E process
- ADA Mobile Data Collection and Inspection
- Project Finder and Analytics ArcGIS Dashboard

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izt4TVEwN1I

Day 2: Safety & Innovation

Day 2 Message from Caltrans Director
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVKnEDmW22g

Caltrans Innovation Awards
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrUqlNWjoz4

StoryMaps - How to Tell Your Story
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmecVUlAwgU

Session 1A

Pavement Markings
- Wrong Way Prevention Markings, Red Colored Bus Only Lanes and Route Shields on Pavement

Video Link: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7m1Z3Bp8gA

Session 1B

Using Roundabouts Interchange Approaches to Reduce Cost & Improve Safety
- Using Roundabouts At Interchange Approaches To Reduce Cost And Improve Safety

Video Linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lz0DlGSEmmA

Session 2A

Caltrans Responder System

Video Link:
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVp5tg4JEnQ

Session 2B

Multichannel Ground Penetrating Radar For Assessment of Pavements

Video Link:
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPZcJ2yWJTI

Day 3: Modality & Innovation

Day 3 Message from Caltrans Director
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quDoo7NKBgY

Keynote Speaker, Jeanie Ward-Waller & Tony Dang
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Egz3Oob2yQ8

District 11 Innovation Team
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M858_uRc8E8

Session 1A

Active Transportation Group Presentation
- Making Peds and Bikes "Count" - A Statewide Active Transportation Count Database
- Caltrans Active Transportation Plans: Innovation in Data and Public Involvement

Video Link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdQEEFBK4y8

Session 1B

Ready For Connected & Automated Vehicles - Pilots & Innovations 

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfzAPYbPhdo

Session 2A

Transit Only Lane I-805/SR-94 San Diego & Bus-On-Shoulder SR-1 Santa Cruz

Video Link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_jgb15xZms

Session 2B

California Integrated Travel Project (CAL-ITP)

Video Link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vnOZ4f1OYs

Day 4: Efficiency & Innovation

Day 4 Message from Caltrans Director
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imtOcUpzyWs

Keynote Speaker, Ryan Chamberlain & Amarjeet Benipal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBPByDUddAw

Environment Speaking, D7 Environmental Newsletter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgkkBWN-TZU

Session 1A

Design Innovations Group Presentations
-Project Review Organizational System (PROS)
- Implementation of Electronic Document Management System(EDMS) for SB1 CMGC 
- Caltrans Virtual Design Construction(VDC)

Video Linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F_q1681E9Y

Session 1B

Virtual Innovations Group Presentations
- Performance Report Downloader: A solution to promote the Open-Data-Mindset
- Lean 6-SIigma - A systematic Approach to Process Improvements


Video Linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2ooYxZd0Ls

Session 2A

Design Innovations Group Presentations
Culvert Identification
- Soundwall Flood Release Panel
-Traffic Census – Sharing Hardware for Vehicle Detection Stations and Traffic Census Stations
-Traffic Census Stations – Safety and Maintenance for the Present and Future

Video Linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cp8wifVnHOk

Session 2B

Virtual Innovations Group Presentations
- Diversity and Inclusion in Virtual Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting
- Virtual Transportation Permit Vehicle Inspection


Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiyP0OctBEI

Day 5: Partnerships & Innovation

Day 5 Message from Caltrans Director
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOHjf6_aZrI

Keynote Speaker, Sam Hassoun
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjjrZQ-Jujg

Closing Remarks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aIpoK-GLfU

Caltrans Partnering Awards
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th8R1xqDQRk

North Region Innovation Fair
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hflf5H6M6E0

Session 1A.1

Innovative Testing Technologies For Payment & Materials

Video Link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hflf5H6M6E0

Session 1A.2

Native Californians Museum Exhibit - A Collaborative Work Between Caltrans & Local Native American Communities

Video Link:
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msWSpxrtJCc

Session 1B.1

A Model For Integrating Rail Services With Other Transportation Modalities: Identifying Best Practices & Gaps For California's Next Rail Plan

Video Link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAY4vYflMTE

Session 1B.2

Unlocking BIM To Digitally-Drive CalTrans Bridge Project Design, Construction, and Maintenance Through Improved Integration Collaboration & Innovation

Video Link:
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jxN4nMNQGE

Session 2A.1

A Framework For Integrating Transportation Into Smart Cities

Video Link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhNjs87eZ8U

Session 2A.2

Division of Equipment Production Efficiencies

Video Link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ss357dm2F5c

we would like to ackowledge the following individuals,

Acknowledgements

Pauline Valenzuela, EXPO Organizer, Caltrans DRISI
Heather Oneto, EXPO Support and Communications, Caltrans DRISI
UC Berkeley Tech Transfer & Event Services, EXPO Support and Facilitation, UC Berkeley ITS
Matt Rocco/Lorean Magana/James O'Brien, Public Affairs Support, Caltrans External Affairs
Denise Delaney, Training Coordinator, Caltrans DRISI
Dara Wheeler, EXPO Sponsor, Division Chief DRISI
April Nitsos, EXPO Advisor, Office Chief DST DRISI
Lori Pepper, Deputy Secretary for Innovative Mobility Solutions, CalSTA
Nick Silva/John Sweet, Technical Support Caltrans IT
Ben Roxton/Barbara Marquez, Innovation Video Caltrans District 7
Federal Highway Administration, State Transportation Innovation Councils (STIC)