The Responder – April 2014

Message from the TIM Network Liaison It’s Our Responsibility With National Work Zone Awareness Week wrapping up today, I’m thinking ahead and wondering what the rest of April will bring. Spring, as we all know, is one of the busiest times of … [Read more...]

The Responder – March 2014

Message from the TIM Network Liaison Be Heard For almost three years now, we have been publishing The Responder as a monthly e-newsletter. It has come to my attention that lately some have disagreed with content in the newsletter, and some … [Read more...]

The Responder – February 2014

Message from the TIM Network Liaison Training Standards The subject of training is always coming up in circles that I frequent at the national level and while working with state DOTs throughout the country and internationally. It always seems to … [Read more...]

The Responder – January 2014

Message from the TIM Network Liaison We Are All Needed As we continue on our journey to improved TIM and improved operations, each of us has many good practices that work for us. You. And you over there! The TIM Network, at its core, is another … [Read more...]

The Responder – December 2013

Message from the TIM Network Liaison The Personalities of TIM We all realize that Traffic Incident Management (TIM) is a multi-jurisdictional exercise that depends upon the coordination of police, fire, rescue, transportation, and others. It’s … [Read more...]

The Responder – November 2013

Message from the TIM Network Liaison TIM during Winter Weather It’s that time of year again when we need to start to think about winter weather and how it affects traffic incident management (TIM). I remember the old United States Postal … [Read more...]

The Responder – October 2013

Message from the TIM Network Liaison TIM vs. Transportation Construction In the tagline above, you notice that I have made TIM and construction adversaries by using versus instead of saying TIM and construction, but does it have to be that way? … [Read more...]

The Responder – September 2013

Message from the TIM Network Liaison It is an exciting time to be a member of the TIM Network. As you will read in this issue, there are many dedicated people who continue to work tirelessly to bring our efforts to the forefront of the … [Read more...]

The Responder – July 2013

Message from the TIM Network Liaison Change. In the world of TIM, change is real, change is necessary, and change should be welcomed. As we plan and create policy, as we train and employ technology, and as we build relationships, we change the … [Read more...]

The Responder – May 2013

Message from the TIM Network Liaison Hello everyone, I hope that the past month has been a safe one for you and that the upcoming one will be safe as well. This is another jam packed issue of the Responder with plenty of information worth … [Read more...]