Coming Soon at the
ITE Annual Meeting 2018

JOIN  US AT THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS

Tuesday, August 21

Equity 101

11:15am-12:15pm
Pathway: Leadership
Minneapolis E

Presented by Jesse Cohn, Senior Transportation Planner

Transportation equity ensures that transportation infrastructure, services, and policies meet the needs of all users, including those who have been historically underserved. This session helps transportation professionals better understand how to incorporate equity into their work.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe concept of equity from a transportations infrastructure, services and policy perspective
  • Understand how some users have been historically underserved by transportation
  • Understand how transportation professionals can incorporate equity into their work
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Multimodal Planning, Operations, Enforcement and Design for Optimized Curb Resources

11:15am-12:15pm
Pathway: Complete Streets
Minneapolis G

Presented by Meghan Mitman, Principal

An ITE Complete Streets Council-National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) joint effort is developing a handbook for local jurisdictions on how to inventory, assess, enhance, and prioritize curb spaces to meet the multimodal demands in a safe and efficient way. The guide will consider regulatory, operations, and technology strategies to optimize curb access and usage, and feature case studies and reference material. This session showcases the lessons learned throughout the effort.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the basic elements associated with a comprehensive curbside management process
  • Identify current practitioner resources and learning materials to facilitate improved curbside management
  • Compare curbside challenges faced by other cities and public agencies with your own jurisdiction
New Tactics for Vision Zero: Tactical Urbanism and Quick Build Strategies

2:45-4:15pm
Pathway: Vision Zero
Minneapolis F

Moderated by Claude Strayer, Senior Transportation Engineer
Presented by Ryan McClain, Principal

To ensure that street improvements and safety remains an active element of their transportation programs, many cities have looked to tactical urbanism or quick build projects to pilot innovative designs efficiently, using materials that can easily be modified and adapted. This session will showcase examples of quick build installations from across North America, including a detailed look at the Tactical Urbanism program championed by Arlington County, Virginia. It will also be the unveiling of the Complete Streets Council’s Quick Build Practitioners Case Study Database.

Learning objectives:

  • Give basic definition of tactical urbanism and “quick build” strategies
  • Apply demonstrated quick build concepts to achieve specific goals with respect to safety concerns on local roadways
  • Identify the required resources and planning process steps associated with implementing a quick build strategy

Wednesday, August 22

Working Together Across Generations and Disciplines

8:30-10:00am
Pathway: Leadership
Duluth

Presented by Don Samdahl, Principal

Working as a transportation professional today requires working with a variety of perspectives, from different technical disciplines to different generations. Come hear about how appreciation of these perspectives and working together makes us all better.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe how planners and engineers can effectively work together, while respecting the unique perspectives of each
  • Understand how workers from different generations can effectively work together
  • Understand the benefits and challenges associated with a results-oriented, flexible workplace

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MEET OUR PRESENTERS

Jesse Cohn

Jesse Cohn

Senior Transportation Planner

Meghan Mitman

Meghan Mitman

Principal

Ryan McClain

Ryan McClain

Principal

Claude Strayer

Claude Strayer

Senior Transportation Engineer

Don Samdahl

Don Samdahl

Principal