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Summary: The Utah Department of Transportation's vision is to Keep Utah Moving by innovating transportation solutions that strengthen Utah's economy and enhance quality of life.

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 Jason Davis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:43

UDOT Deputy Director Jason Davis sat down with us to discuss his time so far as the Deputy Director.

 Episode 24 - Employee Development | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:33

On boarding and training and continuing education oh my! UDOT's Director of Employee Development Lorri Economy and her team help handle it all. Today she sat down with us to talk about how the department has grown and how they strive to meet their goals of constant improvement.

 Episode 23 - 20 Years Of The TOC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:32

The Traffic Operations Center opened it's doors 20 years ago. UDOT Executive Director Carlos Braceras sits down to discuss how it began, its evolution, and what the future may hold.

 Episode 22 - Jawing With John | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:16

In this episode of Beyond The Barrels, we sit down with a familiar voice (and face if you could see it) here at UDOT. John Gleason is UDOT's Public Information Officer and he is here to explain what that means.

 Episode 21 - TIM Keeps Utah Moving | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:24

You've probably seen the big white trucks that say Incident Management on them. They patrol the roads along the Wasatch Front (and now St. George) ready to assist. They are UDOT'S "boots on the ground", but Traffic Incident Management (TIM) is much more than just the Incident Management Team. It takes a team of dispatchers, a network of cameras, and coordination with other state and local agencies to Keep Utah Moving. UDOT's Director of Operations Rob Wight joins us to talk about Traffic Incident Management and the process of bringing everyone together to keep our roads safe and traffic moving.

 Episode 20 - Innovating with Innovative Innovators | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:44

UDOT prides itself on being innovative. We're known as leaders in the world of transportation and we are not afraid to push boundaries and try new ideas. UDOT is dedicated to fostering that culture of innovation from our maintenance sheds to our offices. Every employee is encouraged to try new things and search for solutions to problems they may encounter on a regular basis. Innovation and Implementation Coordinator Ryan Bailey joins us this week to talk about the culture of innovation and what resources are available to employees to get their ideas off the ground.

 Episode 19 - Clear The Air | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:30:45

On this episode of Beyond the Barrels we welcome back UDOT's Transportation Planning Manager Angelo Papastamos. He joins us to discuss the Clear the Air challenge and how we can all do our part to help.

 Episode 18 - UDOT Annual Conference | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:16

The UDOT Annual Conference is only a month away. We wanted to check in with Dave Adamson, Region 1 Program Manager and this years Conference Chair, and Amalia Andrews, UDOT Consultant, about all the exciting things planned for this years conference and why you should attend.

 Episode 17 - Risk Assessment | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:36:07

Audit. It's a word that often makes people uncomfortable. Immediate thoughts of the IRS and taxes pop in to mind. While finances do get audited here at UDOT there is much more to the Internal Audit department than just that. UDOT's Performance Audit Manager Shane Young walks us through what the internal audit department here at UDOT does and how risk assessments are a benefit to all of us here at UDOT.

 Episode 16 - Event Traffic Management | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:36:55

On this episode of Beyond The Barrels we talk to UDOT's Traveler Information Manager Lisa Miller about how UDOT handles the pressures of congestion before, during, and after events.

 Episode 15 - UDOT Transit | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:42

Did you know that UDOT helps facilitate Transit systems across the state? In this episode of Beyond The Barrels, Mat Allred sits down with UDOT's Director of Financial Programming, Ivan Hartle, to talk about how UDOT helps smaller communities provide transit to it's citizens most in need.

 Episode 14 - Motor Carrier | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:20

UDOT's Ports of Entry process thousands of trucks that travel through our state every single day. These ports are probably the most visible part of the Motor Carrier Division, but as Motor Carrier Division Director Chad Sheppick explains, it is far from their only responsibility.

 Episode 13 - Safety at UDOT | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:42

In this episode of Beyond the Barrels we talk with the Manager of Employee Safety, Chris Mabey, about what you can do to stay safe and help keep others safe at work.

 Episode 12 - Aeronautics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:43

In this episode of Beyond The Barrels we take to the skies. From airports to dirt runways to registering planes, UDOT plays a major role in Utah aviation. Mat Allred sits down with UDOT Director of Aeronautics Jared Esselman, to talk about the past, present, and future of the UDOT Aeronautics Department.

 Episode 11 - Zero Fatalities | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:37

Mat Allred sits down with Director of Traffic and Safety Robert Miles and Zero Fatalities Program Administrator Kristen Hoschouer to discuss what the Zero Fatalities program is all about.

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