White House Author
Michael L. Pack
Mr. Pack is the Director of the CATT Laboratory at the University of Maryland and the creative director of Regional Integrated Transportation Information System or RITIS. RITIS is an automated transportation data sharing, dissemination, and archiving system that facilitates better communication between government agencies and the public. As a career public servant, Michael strives to dramatically change the way agencies think about information sharing and the importance of better visual communication and transparency. His work is enabling more efficient use of government resources—allowing researchers and transportation professionals to dedicate more energy towards solving important transportation problems through data and user-friendly analytics tools.