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Speed Management Strategies in US and around the Globe

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This webinar will include presentations of Speed Management Strategies in US and around the globe. The webinar is part of a Road to Zero Grant that was awarded to ITE and Vision Zero Network (VZN) to create Speed Management Training Material. For more information visit Speed Management for Safety resource hub and Speed Management community portal.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn about US and global approaches to speed management
  • Noteworthy speed management practices will be presented that will cover engineering countermeasures for speed reduction.
  • Participants will learn about agency's experience in executing strategies such as optical speed zone, radar‐actuated driver feedback speed limit signs, Traffic Calming Curbs, and systemic approach to speed management.

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Contributors

  • Steven P. Latoski, P.E., PTOE

    Steve Latoski is in his tenth year as Director of Mohave County Public Works, an American Public Works Association accredited agency, serving the fifth largest county by area in the continental United States. Steve manages maintenance and operation of over 2,100 road miles as well as 3 public water systems, County regional and community parks, motor pool and building facilities through 160+ staff. He has secured this decade over $10 million in federal funding for County road and traffic safety improvements, including construction of the County’s first roundabout and Oatman Highway Bridge over Sacramento Wash using accelerated bridge construction technologies that garnered several national and Arizona project of the year awards.
    Steve developed numerous national engineering handbooks and training courses on traffic incident and planned special events management, and he most recently delivered traffic management and control services during the 2018 U.S. Golf Open. Steve is Immediate Past President of the Arizona Association of County Engineers and member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Freeway Operations.
    Steve holds a master’s degree in civil engineering from Purdue University. Steve is a registered professional engineer in 4 states and maintains Professional Traffic Operations Engineer certification.

  • A.E. Tony Churchill, P.E.

    Mr. Churchill is a professional engineer, and Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, who has focused his career on road safety. He studied at the University of Calgary where he completed BSc. and MSc. degrees in civil engineering with a focus on road safety. Following the completion of his MSc. degree, Mr. Churchill worked for a year at the SWOV in the Netherlands where he contributed to and managed research projects and road safety analyses. After returning to Canada he spent over 5 years completing road safety audits, in-service road safety reviews, safety evaluation studies, safety countermeasure research, functional planning studies and traffic engineering studies as a consulting engineer. In 2013, Mr. Churchill began working at the City of Calgary where he is the Leader of Traffic Safety. Mr. Churchill is responsible for the coordination of efforts across the City using a multi-disciplinary approach as outlined in the Calgary Safer Mobility Plan, with a focus on Vision Zero. He is a voting member of the Transportation Association of Canada Road Safety Standing Committee and also a board member of the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals (see CARSP.ca) and he will be chairing of the national conference this May in beautiful Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

  • Gavin O'Connor

    Gavin started his career in the United Kingdom working in local government developing transport strategies and policies to support development and growth. More recently he has worked in New Zealand delivering Transportation Engineering solutions for public and private clients right across New Zealand.

    Having joined Stantec as an Engineer in 2010, Gavin’s natural leadership ability and drive for continuous improvement has seen him experience rapid development and growth leading to his appointment to General Manager in December 2017. In this role Gavin leads a team of 220 Transportation professionals to define and implement the strategies that will drive the future of transportation infrastructure and advance communities across New Zealand, today and tomorrow. Over recent years Gavin has assisted a number of Local Authorities across New Zealand in implementing speed management strategies which combine speed both infrastructure and speed limit change responses. He is a Bachelor Qualified Civil Engineer, Masters Qualified Transportation Planner, Chartered Professional Engineer and International Professional Engineer and a Chartered Member of Engineering New Zealand.

April 11, 2019
Thu 3:30 PM EDT

Duration 1H 30M

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