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Looking Back: Transportation
through the Decades
In celebration of ITE's 90th
Anniversary, throughout 2020
ITE Journal will feature a monthly

Early 20th Century to the 1930s

The turn of the century was the dawn of a new era for transportation in North America. The
invention of the Ford Model T in 1908 and the first electric traffic signal in 1914 signaled a shift
in transportation modes and technologies.

snapshot of the transportation
industry by decade, beginning
with the turn of the 20th century
through present day. These are
the technologies, events, and
key players that transformed
transportation to bring us

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where we are today.

Fifth Avenue and 50th Street (Rockefeller Plaza is on the left), New York, NY, USA circa 1938.

Great Depression August 1929 - March 1933
The Great Depression hit the United States hard in 1929, dealing a major blow to the transportation industry. Less people could afford cars, the flourishing railroad system suffered, and the
construction of roads and bridges was disrupted.

ITE Photo Archives

October 2, 1930 - Founding of ITE

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Fe bruar y 2020

i te j ou rn al

On this day, 19 transportation professionals gathered at
the William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA, USA to establish a
new national organization, one designed to "...advance the
profession of traffic engineering, stimulate research on street
traffic matters, to encourage and foster traffic engineering
education and to establish a clearinghouse for authoritative
pronouncements of street travel matters." At that meeting,
ITE was born, then known as the Institute of Traffic Engineers, with Ernest P. Goodrich as the first president.



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