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ITS Expert Jon Jackels Joins SRF

Jon Jackels

Jon recently joined SRF’s growing ITS practice after working at the Minnesota Department of Transportation for 40 years. At MnDOT, Jon most recently served as the ITS Development Engineer in the Office of Traffic, Safety and Technology. He has researched innovative technologies, understands how new and existing technologies can be adapted for different applications, managed and developed systems engineering, and evaluated system performance. Jon’s areas of expertise include:

  • ITS standards, guidelines, and policies
  • ITS architecture
  • Systems engineering for development and deployment of ITS systems
  • Intelligent work zone systems
  • Systems evaluation and assessment
  • Traffic operations and safety
  • Rural traffic safety / dynamic conflict warning systems
  • Work zone traffic control
  • Transportation Management Plans
  • Pavement marking standards and materials
  • Innovative contract administration and procurement processes safety

Jon has been actively involved in local, regional, and national associations, including the Minnesota County Engineering Association’s Traffic Safety Committee, the American Traffic Safety Services Association, the Institute of Traffic Engineers, and the FHWA’s ENTERPRISE Pooled Fund Study. He has presented at numerous conferences and served on many technical committees for research and project development.

Jon Jackels, PE, PTOE