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Level of Service Estimation (LOS) from GOR”, Matthew Muresan, Data Scientist, Miovision, Waterloo, Ontario
Adaptive Ramp Metering – A Probabilistic Approach: Concept and Operations Under Development for City of Spokane Area, Washington DOT”, Himanshu Wad, P.E., Traffic Engineer and Technical Sales Lead, Q-Free, Atlanta, Georgia
Defining Context Classification - How Urban Is Your Community?”, Daniel Hardy, P.E., PTP, Principal, Renaissance Planning Group, Arlington, Virginia and Lois Bush, Senior Policy Planning Analyst, Florida Department of Transportation, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Transforming Hennepin Avenue: Policy is Easy; Implementation is Hard”, Allan Klugman, P.E., PTOE, Principal Professional Engineer, City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Becca Hughes, AICP, Senior Transportation Planner, City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Accommodations to Improve Multimodal Travel within the “Lemoyne Bottleneck”, Tim Smith, Senior Planning Consultant, Gannett Fleming Inc, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania and Steve Deck, AICP, Executive Director, Tri-County Regional Planning Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Studying the Effectiveness of Parking Stall Demand Reduction (PSDR) for Suburban Transit Oriented Development (TOD)”, Michael Shenoda, P.E., Ph.D, LEED AP BD+C, PTOE, Assistant Professor, Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, New York
Growing TDM in Coquitlam”, Kathy Ho, P.Eng, PTOE, Transportation Policy Engineer, City of Coquitlam, British Columbia
Evaluating traffic signal detection systems for safety and efficiency”, Jay Grossman, Ph.D, P.E., Assistant Professor, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
Matthew Muresan, Data Scientist, Miovision, Waterloo, Ontario
Matthew Muresan is a Data Scientist with Miovision Technologies. At Miovision, Matthew works to develop new insights that help municipalities solve everyday traffic problems and leverage the power of their traffic data. Prior to joining Miovision, Matthew completed his PhD at the University of Waterloo under the supervision of Dr. Liping Fu. Matthew's work focused on applications of artificial intelligence to signal control problems, including the development of a Deep Learning platform for adaptive signal control.
Himanshu Wad, P.E., Traffic Engineer and Technical Sales Lead, Q-Free, Atlanta, Georgia
Himanshu Wad is the Technical Sales Lead and Traffic Engineer at Q-Free America and has more than 4 years of field experience. He earned his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with a focus in Transportation System Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Along with his professional credentials (PE, EIT, and IMSA Level II), he is experienced in adaptive traffic control systems, advanced ramp metering, advanced traffic management systems (ATMS), and Connected Vehicle (CV) software.
Himanshu has worked extensively with Washington DOT on the development of the adaptive ramp metering project for the I-90 corridor. Himanshu regularly presents to both internal and external audiences on a variety of topics ranging from general product information to heavily-technical topics. In this free time, he enjoys going on hikes with his wife, Tara, and dog, Princi, as well as playing soccer with his friends.
Dan Hardy, P.E., PTP, Principal | Renaissance Planning Group
Hardy is a principal with Renaissance Planning in Arlington, VA where he
focuses on projects for government clients that integrate transportation and
land use. He has over 30 years of experience in both private and public
sector positions developing transportation solutions and policy and project
levels to optimize multimodal travel demand and transportation network services
in congested communities.. Dan received his BSCE and MSCE from Michigan State
University. Dan is a former chair of ITE’s Transportation Planning Council and
Sustainability Task Force and a co-author of ITE’s Recommended Practices on
Transportation Impact Analyses for Site Development and Planning Urban Roadway
Lois Bush, Senior Policy Planning Analyst, Florida Department of Transportation, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Lois Bush performs agency functions at Florida DOT’s District Four relating to visioning, community planning, and resiliency in a five-county region; works with transportation agencies on transportation/transit planning; promotes more integrated plan development and implementation efforts across entities and issues; pursues planning and policy initiatives and partnerships with an emphasis on ones at the regional level; engages in performance measurement efforts; and contributes to the implementation of and updates to statewide plans and programs.
Allan Klugman, P.E., PTOE, Principal Professional Engineer, City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Allan Klugman, P.E., PTOE is a Principal Professional Engineer with the City of Minneapolis Department of Public Works specializing in traffic infrastructure planning, design, and operations. In his 40-year career he has designed hundreds of traffic signals, has managed major ITS installations, and has led City efforts in developing innovative treatments for pedestrian, bicycle, and transit applications. His current work focuses on implementing major City policy programs such as Complete Streets and Vision Zero activities along with other important initiatives in the City’s Transportation Action Plan.
Steve Deck, AICP, Executive Director, Tri-County Regional Planning Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Steve Deck is the Executive Director of the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission. He is a professional planner with over 35 years of municipal planning experience. As a private sector community and transportation planning consultant and director with Tri-County, Mr. Deck has extensive experience with a wide range of issues facing municipalities and counties across Pennsylvania. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Geoenvironmental Studies from Shippensburg University and is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Tim Smith, Senior Planning Consultant, Gannett Fleming Inc, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Tim Smith has over 37 years of transportation planning experience and is currently a Senior Planning Consultant with the firm of Gannett Fleming, Inc. involved in managing and developing multiple transportation plans and studies for a variety of federal, state, and local agencies. Previously, Mr. Smith was the transportation coordinator with the Harrisburg, PA area MPO managing all transportation functions including project development, program funding, and multimodal planning. Mr. Smith began his career with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission where he was involved in highway design activities and was responsible for the development and management of Strategic, Long-Range and Capital Planning. Tim received a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Michael Shenoda, P.E., Ph.D, LEED AP BD+C, PTOE, Assistant Professor, Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, New York
Michael Shenoda is currently the Graduate Program Coordinator and a faculty member of the Department of Architecture and Construction Management at Farmingdale State College (SUNY), on Long Island in New York. He has been a faculty member in Civil and Construction Engineering programs at various institutions over the past 15 years. His research interests include traffic operations, advanced traffic signal control, and sustainability in construction and civil engineering. Michael has also worked in the engineering industry for several years, as both a design engineer and construction inspector. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), Transportation Research Board (TRB), and American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). He is a licensed professional engineer in New Jersey and Texas, a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer, and a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction.
Kathy Ho, P.Eng, PTOE, Transportation Policy Engineer, City of Coquitlam, British Columbia View Poster Presentation
Kathy Ho is a Transportation Engineer for the City of Coquitlam in BC. She has over 17 years of experience in Transportation Engineering and Planning. She currently specializes in policy review and parking management while supporting various transportation planning effort associated with development.
Jay Grossman, Ph.D, P.E., Assistant Professor, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
Jay Grossman is an Assistant Professor at Valparaiso University, in Valparaiso Indiana. He received his BS, MS and PhD degrees from Purdue University. He has previous experience in consulting and, prior to entering academia, he worked in government for ten years as a County Engineer.
His research interests have focused on traffic signal systems including the use of high-resolution data and vehicle detection systems. He is also engaged in research relating to pedestrian safety in urban settings.
Becca Hughes, AICP, Senior Transportation Planner, City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Becca Hughes is a Senior Transportation Planner with the City of Minneapolis Department of Public Works. Becca has over 20 years of professional planning experience, with nearly 18 of those as a planner for the City of Minneapolis in transportation, land use, urban design, preservation, and environmental planning. Becca has led and collaborated on a variety of planning initiatives including the METRO Blue Line LRT Extension Project, bus pilot projects, capital projects, transportation planning studies, cooperative planning projects with regional partners, advancing the City’s Transportation Action Plan as well as numerous TOD development projects. Becca has a Master’s degree in Public Affairs with an emphasis in Transportation Planning from the University of Minnesota.