Workshop/Vendor Show

October 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Four Points by Sheraton
8110 Aero Dr
San Diego, CA 92123
Mohammad Amin
Modern Applications of Transportation Safety Programs and Projects
*There will be an early bird drawing at 8:30am!*

Location: Four Points Sheraton
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 8:00 am to 1:30 pm
See below for more details on event.

Event Agenda: 
  • 7:00 – 7:45 am      Vendor Set Up
  • 8:00 – 9:00 am      Vendor Show Open
  • 8:50  am                Welcome (KC Yellapu)
  • 9:00 am to 10:15 am   Session 1
  • 10:15 am to 10:45 am   Break
  • 10:45 am to 12:00 pm  Session 2
  • 12:10 to 12:30 pm  Break/Lunch Registration
  • 12:30 to 1:30 pm  Lunch Session

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Options Public Agency Private
Lunch $20 $30
Workshop $10 $20
Lunch & Workshop $30 $50
Unemployed – $15
Students – Free
  • Please email Mohammad Amin to indicate if you would like a vegetarian plate for lunch.
  • Without Reservations, an additional $5 will be applied
  • We accept Cash/Credit/Check at the door. Please note we will  request payment for non-attending RSVPs. We respectfully ask that you notify us of RSVP cancellations at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled event time.





SESSION 1: 9:00 – 10:15
SPEAKER 1: TOPIC: Vision Zero – What it means to Transportation Planners & Engineers
Kathleen Ferrier
Policy & Communications Director
Vision Zero Network
Our first speaker is well known for her dedication to improving walking and bicycling conditions throughout the region. Kathleen Ferrier is an urban planner who has lived and worked in San Diego for 16 years. Her current position is the Policy and Communications Director for the national non-profit Vision Zero Network where she collaborates with U.S. city leaders and advocates around the country to promote and maintain meaningful Vision Zero commitments and actions. Prior to joining the Network, Many of you know Kathleen as the Advocacy Director for Circulate San Diego, where she worked to advance successful active transportation policies, projects, and programs around the region, including the creation and mobilization of Vision Zero in the City of San Diego. Kathleen has used her expertise in transportation and land use policy to create successful partnerships and coalitions, and work with communities and advocates to build leadership skills and advocate for better local transportation networks. She lives in North Park with her two children, Max and Charlotte.
SPEAKER 2: TOPIC: Improving Mobility, Safety & Connectivity through SANDAG Bikeway Projects
Alison Moss
Active Transportation Planner
Alison Moss, AICP is an Active Transportation Planner for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). She has worked in both private and public sectors on the planning and design of Active Transportation systems. In her current role, she manages 5 capital bikeway projects, in various stages of development: one in planning, two in preliminary engineering and two in final design. She anticipates having the opportunity to shepherd all 5 projects through construction, an exciting opportunity for someone whose primary experience is in planning. She has a Master’s degree in Human Geography and Planning from Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Her time spent living and studying in The Netherlands truly changed her life, and continues to inform her work.
SESSION 2: 10:45 – 12:00
SPEAKERS 1a & 1b:
TOPIC: Improving Rail Crossing Safety & Accessibility
Jason Stack
Principal Manager & Founder
STC Traffic
Jason Stack is Principal Manager and Founder of STC Traffic, Inc.  He specializes in Traffic Signal Communications, Operations and Intelligent Transportation Systems planning and design.  Over the past 11 years, Jason has worked on some of the most innovative and complex rail crossing projects in San Diego County including the NCTD Sprinter, Downtown Quiet Zone, several double tracking projects along the LOSSAN corridor, and Trolley improvement projects.  He is currently the Principal Traffic and Communication Systems Engineer responsible for the Redlands Passenger Rail Project, where STC Traffic is responsible for the concept of operations through 100% design and construction engineering for this new 9-mile passenger rail corridor.  Jason has been practicing traffic engineering for over 17 and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.  When he’s not spending time tinkering in a traffic signal cabinet, you’ll find Jason off the coast of Encinitas surfing, spending with his daughter at the soccer field, or leading camping expeditions with Adventure Guides.
Kevin Schumacher
Project Engineer
Kevin Schumacher is an engineer in the Rail Crossings and Engineering Branch at the State of California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). In coordination with railroads, rail transit agencies and roadway authorities, he reviews the safety of rail crossings. He has been with CPUC since 2003. He is licensed in electrical engineering. He participates in the Railroad and Light Rail Transit Technical Committee of the NCUTCD.
SPEAKER 2a & 2b:
TOPIC: Evaluating Intersection Safety and the Highway Safety Manual
Jim Schoen, PE
Senior Principle Engineer
Kittelson & Associates
Jim Schoen is a registered civil engineer with over three decades of experience managing and directing the planning, preliminary engineering, and final design of on a broad range of project types, including safety improvements, reconstruction of intersections, full widening of several miles of arterials, pedestrian, bicycle and transit improvements, roadway lighting, and traffic signals. He has particular expertise in traffic operations and roadway engineering to improve multimodal safety. His knowledge of traffic operations, combined with roadway design experience, has helped to create performance based solutions that promote safe movement while fulfilling mobility and circulation needs. Jim is highly knowledgeable of the Highway Safety Manual and its practical and effective application. Jim’s notable safety work includes assisting Pima County, Arizona in developing a process and tool for prioritizing safety projects, helping to creating a framework for integrating quantitative safety performance evaluation in the Arizona Department of Transportation project development process, and applying the advanced safety management tools provided in the Highway Safety Manual to evaluate freeway, arterial and intersection improvements.
Matt Braughton
Senior Planner
Kittelson & Associates
Matt Braughton is a senior planner with five years of experience in transportation planning specializing in safety planning and analysis, multimodal transportation planning, and GIS analysis and mapping. He has expertise in ArcGIS and working with the Highway Safety Manual safety management process to efficiently identify locations for potential safety improvements. He has managed and supported safety planning and analysis projects across the country for state, regional, and local jurisdiction planning and engineering studies, including the City of Oakland’s Pedestrian Safety Strategy, Oregon DOT’s Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Implementation Plan, the University of California, Berkeley’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Assessments, and the Monterey County SSARP Analysis study. In addition to his safety work, Matt regularly leads active transportation planning projects including the GoShasta Regional and City of Redding Active Transportation Plans, and the Placer County Transportation Planning Authority’s Bicycle Master Plan Update.
LUNCH SPEAKER: 12:30 – 1:30
SPEAKER: Julio Fuentes, City of San Diego
TOPIC: City of San Diego’s Safety Improvements Related to the Pedestrian Audit