Mike Floberg has been selected to lead the newly-created Division of Innovative Technologies for the Kansas Department of Transportation.
“In this position, I’m going to help lead the agency and the state into the future – working to bring in innovative technologies that relate to transportation as well as management and data,” Floberg said. “We’re also looking at ways to bring businesses and upstarts of new technology to expand the systems in Kansas.”
The technologies could include autonomous vehicles, roadside data collection, telecommunications and other coordination systems.
Floberg has worked at KDOT since 1988. He spent 11 years in bridge design and inspection, eight years in the Intelligent Transportation System unit and one year as the Topeka Metro Engineer. He has served as the Transportation Safety and Technology Bureau Chief since 2008.