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February 6, 2017

Demystifying Transportation Planning, Prioritization, & Policy

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December 6, 2016

Tracks and Trucks Lunch & Learn

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April 25, 2016

Triad Pathways Summit

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January 14, 2016

Legislative Changes Lunch & Learn

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October 13, 2015

NCDOT Transportation Project Delivery: Local and Division Levels

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May 21, 2015

Alernative Fuels: Current Trends in Transportation

Advanced Energy, Kristi Jacobsen Brodd
Roush Clean Tech, Liquid Propane Autogas
NC Clean Energy, Rick Sapienza


September 26, 2013

Creating a Health Conscious Transportation System: Opportunities in Education, Planning, Funding and Implementation

Ruth Petersen, MD, MPH – Keynote Address
Lauren Blackburn – Bike Ped Programs
Ed Johnson – Safe Routes to School
Joanne Paterniti – Active Routes to School
Harrison Marshall – Community Impact Assessment
Ben McCary – Davidson Design for Life Health Impact Assessment
Mathew Burczyk – Implementing Bike and Pedestrian in CTP Projects
Brian Baker – Haw River Trail
Laura Peoples – Outreach and Education
Mark Kirstner – Piedmont Together Project


April 30, 2013

Leadership Development

Daniel S. Turner-Leadership Development
Joey Hopkins-Dealing with Difficult People
Jim Westmorland – Effective Relationships with Elected Officials


December, 6, 2012

Complete Streets 

Megan Ledbetter—Clemmons Case Study
Danny Pleasant—Implementing Complete Streets in Charlotte
Jay Bennett-Complete Streets in North Carolina
Joey Hopkins-Complete Streets Coordination and Funding


September, 14, 2011

Developing and Funding a Successful Bike/Ped Plan

Bob Mosher—Bike/Ped Div. NCDOT
Greg Errett—Winston Salem
Matthew Johnson-Jamestown
Peggy Holland– Greensboro


July 19, 2011

Creative Corridors

David Smitherman: Creative Corridors Coalition
Darin Waller, P.E., Resident Engineer: NCDOT
Keith Raulston, P.E., Div. 9 Const. Engr: NCDOT


May 10, 2011

Transportation & Safety Issues at School Sites 
Conflicting Issues of School Site Selection – Christine Hilt, CLH Design & Andrew LaRowe, COO Guilford County Schools
Solving Queuing Problems: What works and what doesn’t – Joel Cranford, NCDOT
Agency Policies & Practice- Julius Monk, Guilford County Schools, J.P. Couch, NCDOT, Carrie Simpson, NCDOT
School Traffic Safety – Rhonda Fleming, Forsyth County Schools
School Traffic: Pedestrian Safety – Judi Wallace, Wallace Consulting
Safe Routes to School Program – Ed Johnson, NCDOT
Funding Sources for School Projects – Mike Mills, NCDOT


April 13, 2011

Superstreets Lunch & Learn : A Tool For Safety And Efficiently Managing Congestion – NCDOT Presentation


February 22, 2011

Road Safety Audit Methodology & Best Practices: Road Safety Audit Presentation: Sreekanth Nandagiri, AECOM


February 2, 2011

Traffic Calming Policies & Procedures:  The purpose of this forum was to raise the awareness of emerging issues regarding traffic calming, to build relationships among transportation professionals in the region, and to gain a greater understanding of the roles of various agencies represented.

Presentations from the event:

An Overview of Traffic Calming: Stephen Stansbery, Urban Resources Group

Agency Policies & Program Adminstration: Chuck Edwards, P.E., NCDOT, Kumar Neppalli, Town of Chapel Hill, Guy Cornman, Davidson County, Hal Johnson, Randolph County

Applications & Best Practices with Case Studies: Ken Putnam, P.E., City of Asheville, Rusty Thompson, P.E, City of Fayetteville, Adam Fischer, P.E., City of Greensboro