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Thursday
September 4

Friday,
September 5

Thursday, September 4, 2008

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Period Four:

  • #29. The National SRTS Program – Status and Future (Fifth Avenue)
    Panel – Tamara Redmon, FHWA Office of Safety
    Lauren Marchetti, Director of the National Center for Safe Routes to School, University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center

  • #30. Costco Wholesale Bike2Work Program (Cascade II)
    Panel – Ed Murphy, Charter member, Costco Bike2Work Group
    Bob Rivet, Costco Real Estate Manager
    Jessica Sheridan, Costco Inventory Control Specialist
    Franz Lazarus, Costco SVP of Administration of Global Operations

  • #31. Turning Around Three Communities: Making Flint, Martinsville/Henry County and Spartanburg Great Places to Walk and Bike (Elliott Bay)
    Panel – Andy Clarke, Executive Director, League of American Bicyclists
    Sarah Panken, Michigan Fitness Foundation
    Jean Crow, Associate Director of Partners for Active Living, Spartanburg, South Carolina
    Jeannie Frisco, Program Manager for Activate Martinsville/Henry County, Virginia

  • #32. Planning Strategically For Pedestrians and Bicyclists (Grand Crescent)
    Moving Beyond Infrastructure: Eugene’s Pedestrian & Bicycle Strategic Plan, David Roth,  Associate Transportation Planner at the City of Eugene; Shane Rhodes, Program Manager, Eugene Safe Routes to School, Eugene, Oregon; Laurie Trieger, Executive Director, Lane Coalition for Healthy and Active Youth, Eugene, Oregon
    Making A Pedestrian Master Plan that Makes A Difference; A National Review of Pedestrian Master Plans, Seth Schromen-Wawrin, Active Communities Program Director, Feet First, Seattle, Washington

  • #33. Designing For Seniors (Vashon I & II)
    Creating Safe & Walkable Communities for Older Adults, William Hunter, Senior Research Scientist, UNC Highway Safety Research Center
    Pedestrian Safety for Seniors,
    Austin Brown, Program Specialist, UNC Highway Safety Research Center


  • #34. Pedestrian & Bicycle Facilities in Large-Scale Projects (St. Helens)
    Integrating Bike/Ped Paths Into Washington State’s Largest Transportation Project, Davidya Kasperzyk, Urban Design Manager, Washington State DOT
    Evaluation of the Miami-Dade Pedestrian Demo Program,
    Charlie Zegeer, Associate Direct, Univ. of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
    Creating Multi-Modal Corridors: Olympia’s Experiences,
    Sophie Stimson, Olympia Public Works Department


  • #35. Crosswalks and Crossings (Cascade IA)
    Summarizing and Deploying Crosswalk Best Practices Research; Meghan Mitman, Transportation Planner/ Engineer, Fehr & Peers
    Study on the Level of Understanding of Various Methods of Operation for Pedestrian Signals,
    Marc Panneton, Bicycle Coordinator, Ministere des Transports du Quebec 

    AICP: Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...
  • #36. Social Marketing and Community Campaigns Promoting Cycling (Cascade IB)
    Driving People to Bike, Serena Lehman, Outreach Coordinator, Cascade Bicycle Club Education Foundation; David Hiller, Advocacy Director, Cascade Bicycle Club
    Active Seattle’s Communications Toolkit , Rebecca Deehr, interim Executive Director, Feet First; Amy Shumann, Public Health Seattle & King County

  • #37. Working With Youth (Cascade IC)
    Inspiring The Next Generation, Wendi Kallins, Program Director, Marin County Safe Routes to Schools Program, Forest Knolls, California Buddy Up and Bike to School,
    Arthur Orsini, Director of Programs, UrbanThinkers, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Getting Your SRTS Program Funded, Ryan Snyder, Ryan Snyder Associates, Los Angeles, California
    Partnering with a Mayors' and Managers' Association on Safe Routes to School/, Leslie Phemister, South Suburban Safe Routes to School Coordinator, Chicagoland Bicycle Federation

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Refreshment Break | Poster Sessions

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Period Five:

  • #38. Revamped Decision Making and Manual Re-Writes: Two of the Four Steps to Complete Streets Implementation
    Panel Barbara McCann, Coordinator, National Complete Streets Coalition
    Chris Conklin, Senior Project Manager, Vanasse, Hangen, Brustlin, Inc.
    Michael Ronkin, Bicycle and pedestrian planning consultant
    AICP: Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...

  • #39. Paint Is Your Friend (Cascade II)
    Shared Roadway Markings: When and Where To Use Them, Mike Sallaberry, traffic engineer, City of San Francisco, California
    Improving Intersection Safety With Bike Boxes and Colored Lanes
    , Roger Geller, Bicycle Coordinator, Portland, Oregon

    AICP: Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...

  • #40. Reauthorization of the US Highway and Transit Bill: How Will Walking & Bicycling Fare? (Elliott Bay)
    Panel – Gabe Rousseau (moderator), Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator, FHWA;
    Kit Keller, Executive Director, Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals;
    Andy Clarke, Executive Director, League of American Bicyclists;
    Bill Wilkinson, Senior Advisor, National Center for Bicycling & Walking;
    Kevin Mills, Vice President for Policy, Rails-To-Trails Conservancy

  • #41. Partnering With Public Health (Grand Crescent)
    E4=mc3: Applying the Energy of the Public Health System to the Built Environment, Deborah Pasha, Regional Public Health Nursing Consultant, State of Wisconsin
    Public Health Approaches and Injury Prevention Considerations in Bicycle & Pedestrian Work,
    Tony Gomez, Manager of Injury and Violence Prevention for Public Health, Seattle & King County
    Blending Public Health and Planning: A Statewide Process,
    Jeffrey Rosenhall, Project Coordinator, California Center for Physical Activity

  • #42. How Safe Routes to School Needs to Protect the Neighborhood Schools (Vashon I & II)
    Panel – Robert Ping, Safe Routes to School State Network Project, SRTS National Partnership
    Matthew Dalby, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Brooke Driesse, Program Associate, Safe Routes to School National Partnership
    Dave Janis, Safe Routes to School Program Manager for the Bicycle Alliance of  Washington

  • #43. Charlotte’s South Corridor Infrastructure Program: Institutionalizing Planning & Design of Light Rail Station Infrastructure for All Modes (St. Helens)
    Panel –
    Ken Tippette, Bicycle Program Manager, Charlotte Dept of Transportation
    Jim Keenan, PE, Program Manager, Charlotte Engineering and Property
    Management Department
    John Cock, Associate Planner, The Lawrence Group, Town Planners & Architects
    AICP: Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...
  • #44. Quantifying the Movement: Counting Bikes, Pedestrians and Mode Splits (Cascade IA)
    Panel Randy Neufeld, Chief Strategy Officer, Chicagoland Bicycle Federation
    Mia Birk, Principal, Alta Planning + Design
    Craig Raborn, Program Manager, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
    AICP:
    Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...
  • #45. Cycling In Quebec: From Recreation to Transportation; A New Momentum In Montreal (Cascade IB)
    Panel – Marc Panneton, Bicycle Coordinator, Ministere des Transports du Quebec
    Marc Jolicoeur, Research Director, Vélo Québec
  • #46. Best Practices in Work Zone Traffic Control That Support Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel (Cascade IC)
    Panel – Marni Ratzel, Pedestrian Transportation Planner, Boulder, Colorado
    Mary Anne Koos, Florida DOT Roadway Design Office

12 noon - 1:30 PM
Lunch On Your Own

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Period Six:  

  • #47. Bicycle Boulevards in the U.S. and Canada (Fifth Avenue)
    Low Traffic Boulevards: All The Rage In The Pacific Northwest,  Scott Bricker, Executive Director, Bicycle Transportation Alliance, Portland, Oregon; Jessica Roberts, Planner, Alta Planning + Design
    Vancouver’s Local Street Bikeways, David Rawsthorne Transportation Engineer, City of Vancouver, British Columbia
    AICP: Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...
  • #48. University Pedestrian and Bicycle Education: What is Being Taught, and How Can We Provide Better Training for Future Professionals? (Cascade II)
    Panel – Robert Schneider, University of California, Berkeley, California
    Ann Do, Research Highway Engineer, FHWA's Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, McLean, Virginia
    Ron Eck, Professor of Civil Engineering at West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    Lynn Weigand, Director, Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

  • #49. How to Develop and Implement A Successful Bicycle Master Plan (Elliot Bay)
    Panel – Peter Lagerwey, Bicycle & Pedestrian Program, Seattle DOT, Seattle, Washington
    Bill Schultheiss, Project engineer and Planner, Toole Design Group
    David Hiller, Advocacy Director, Cascade Bicycle Club
    AICP: Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...
  • #50. Promoting Your Programs (Grand Crescent)
    Successful Awareness Campaigns: How to Double Your Score; Jean Francois Pronovost, Executive Director, Velo Quebec, Montreal, Quebec
    Take Your Campaigns Beyond Brochures; Julia Gonzalez, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, City of Santa Rosa Public Works Dept., Santa Rosa, California
    Communication Is A Two-Way Street…Beyond The News Release; Nancy Pullen-Seufert, Senior Program Manager, and Raquel Rivas, Marketing Manager, National Center for Safe Routes to School

  • #51. Kids as Consultants: Going to the Experts to Improve School Travel and Local Government (Vashon I & II)
    Panel – Sharon Roerty, Executive Director, National Center for Bicycling & Walking
    Mark Plotz, Lead Instructor, Walkable Communities Program, National Center for Bicycling & Walking
    Leigh Ann Von Hagen, Project Manager, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, Rutgers University
    Candance (Lee) Kokinakis, Director of Safe Routes to School, Michigan Fitness Foundation

  • #52. Working With Local Governments (St. Helens)
    Local Government Action – Infiltrate, Inspire, Influence, Karen Messmer, Olympia City Councilmember, Olympia, Washington
    The ‘Ayes” Have It – Practical Ways to Get to YES,
    Betty Drake, Planner and Local Activist, Scottsdale, Arizona

     
  • #53. Active Living Programs in the United States and Canada (Cascade IA)
    Active Living Is Not A Fad, Sarah Panken, Michigan Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports
    A Vision For Active Living in the Arrowhead
    , Ellen Pillsbury, Planner with Arrowhead Regional Development Commission Duluth, Minnesota
    The Active Communities Charter: A Roadmap for Policy Development,
    Sue Shikaze, Health Promoter with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, Haliburton, Ontario


  • #54. Addressing Bicycle Capacity Issues on Public Transportation (Cascade IB)
    Panel – Eileen Kadesh, Market Development Planner, King County Metro Transit, Seattle, Washington
    Sue Stewart, Transit Safety Officer, King County Metro Transit, Seattle, Washington
    Jeff Aumell, Transportation Manager, Microsoft, Bellevue, Washington Whitney Pitkanen, Project Manager, CalStart First Mile Program

    AICP: Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...

  • #55. Connecting the Dots: Biking, Public Health & Safety and Economic Development (Cascade IC)
    Panel J. Elaine Borton, Project Director, Park Hill Thriving Communities, City and County of Denver, Colorado
    Malisa Mccreedy, Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner, City of Orlando, Florida

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Refreshment Break | Poster Sessions

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Period Seven:

  • #56. The 3-Step Process for Transforming Policy Into Projects (Fifth Avenue)
    Panel – Megan Hoyt, Manager, Pedestrian and Bicycle Program, Seattle DOT
    Hannah McIntosh, Transportation Planner, Seattle DOT
    Jim Curtin, Transportation Planner, Seattle DOT

  • #57. Creating Space for On-Street Bicycle Facilities: Concept to Completion (Cascade II)
    Panel – Carol McMahan, Seattle Pedestrian and Bicycle Program
    Peter Lagerwey, City of Seattle Pedestrian and Bicycle Program
    Steve Erickson, City of Seattle Crew Chief

    AICP: Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...
  • #58. A Two-Way Street: Effective State and Local Bike/Ped/SRTS Coordinators (Elliott Bay)
    Presenters – Jennifer Hefferan, Senior Transportation Planner, City of Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Kristin Bennett, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, Washington, DC

  • #59. Building SRTS Into Sustainable School Programs (Grand Crescent)
    Panel – Peggy Rubach, Multi-Modal Planner & Project Manager, Maricopa County DOT
    Brian Fellows, Safe Routes to School Program Coordinator, Arizona DOT
    Donald Cross, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, City of Phoenix
    Gerald Last, Elementary School Pedestrian and Safety Educator
    Matthew Zoll, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager, Pima County

  • #60. Bicycle Zone Analysis: A New Bicycle Planning Tool (Vashon I & II)
    Panel – Roger Geller, Bicycle Coordinator, Portland, Oregon
    Mia Birk, Principal, Alta Planning + Design
    Michael Rose, Registered Landscape Architect in Oregon
    Denver Igarta, Transportation Planner, City of Portland, Oregon

    AICP: Attend this course and receive 1.5 AICP credit hours. More info...
  • #61. Bicycle Education (St. Helens)
    Cycle Training for all Schools in an Administration, Colin Langdon, Managing Director Cycling Solutions Community Interest Company
    Kids Bike! Teaching Healthy Habits for Life, Kat Sweet
    Teachers on Bikes: Rolling Role Models
    , Arthur Orsini, Program Director, Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • #62. Working With Youth (Cascade IA)
    Promoting Walking & Biking To Youth: Programs That Work Dara Ayres, Executive Director, Bike Works, Seattle, Washington; Alicia Blood, Director, Seattle YMCA Earth Service Corps program; David Allen, Senior Transportation Planner, Seattle DOT
    Challenges and Opportunities in the Expansion of Bike to School to High School Students, Julie Salathe,Education Director, Cascade Bicycle Club

     
  • #63. Healthy/Active Communities for Older Adults (Cascade IB)
    Panel – Marigrace Becker, Coordinator, Sound Steps Senior Walking Program, Seattle Parks and Recreation
    Ruth Egger, Research Coordinator, University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center
    Seth Schromen-Wawrin, Active Communities Program Director, Feet First, Seattle, Washington

  • #64. Understanding Tort Liability Challenges - (Cascade IC)
    Panel – Michael Jackson, Director of Bicycle and Pedestrian Access, Maryland DOT
    Mike Tardiff, Attorney in private practice in Washington State
    Bruce Epperson, Florida-based bicycle planner and licensed attorney

5:30 PM
Conference adjourns for the day

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