Advanced Technologies in Transportation
In this seminar, Secretary Kevin J Thibault will discuss how the state’s transportation infrastructure is being modernized through the use of advanced technologies With a focus on increasing safety and enhancing mobility, FDOT is using innovation to prepare its transportation system for the future.
Kevin J. Thibault, P.E.,was named Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) by Governor Ron DeSantis on January 18, 2019. As Secretary, Thibault oversees the lead agencyin state government with the statutory responsibility to coordinate the planning and development of a safe, viable, and balanced transportation system serving all regions of the state, and to assure the compatibility of all components, including multimodal facilities. He is passionate about mentorship and building a diverse workforce for the future of Florida’s transportation system and has prioritized the implementation of several initiatives centered on improving safety, enhancing mobility, and inspiring innovation within the agency. Secretary Thibault spent half of his professional career in the private sector and the rest in various roles within FDOT and is a Civil Engineering graduate from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.