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Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry”, Jodi Godfrey, Senior Research Associate, University Of South Florida/CUTR, Tampa, Florida
PennDOT LTAP: Engaging and Training Local Road Crews”, Patrick Wright, Traffic Engineer, PA LTAP Via Pennoni, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Smart Cities Initiative: A threat to deepen, or an opportunity to address social exclusion”, Moses Tefe, Ph.D, P.E., Associate Professor, Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont
Combating Sexual Misconduct on Public Transit in the U.S.”, Koral Buch, PhD Student, University of California, Davis, Davis, California
Systematic Evaluation of Bicycle Rolling Stop Laws”, David Hurwitz, Ph.D, FITE, Professor, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon and Jasmin Woodside, P.E., Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
A Rapid-Response, Data-Driven Approach to Temporary Bike and Pedestrian Infrastructure – Quantifying the Success of Montreal’s COVID-19 ‘Health Corridors’”, Olivia White, MUP, Transportation Planner, Eco-Counter, Montreal, Quebec
Nurturing the First Steps - Visual storytelling for walkable environments”, Ryan Martinson, M.Eng, P.Eng, Toole Design Group, Calgary, Alberta
A Railroad Runs Through It - Roundabout at Rail Crossing Case Study”, Mike Maurovich, P.E., Project Development Director, American Structurepoint, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
Jodi Godfrey, Senior Research Associate, University Of South Florida/CUTR, Tampa, Florida
Jodi Godfrey is a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF), where she works on the Transit Safety and Workforce Development Program. Jodi is also a Research Associate for the Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University. Ms. Godfrey received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from USF in 2013 and 2015, respectively. Jodi is the current president of the Greater Tampa Section Institute of Transportation Engineers, a member of the International Women in ITE Task Force, the secretary of the Transportation Research Board’s Standing Committee on Transit Safety and Security, and the secretary of the American Public Transportation Association’s Bus Safety Committee. Jodi is passionate about safety, improving diversity in the transportation industry, and fighting to end human trafficking.
Patrick Wright, Traffic Engineer, PA LTAP Via Pennoni, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Patrick Wright is a traffic engineer from Georgia Tech with 35 years of experience. He has worked with townships, boroughs, cities throughout PA on local road safety issues for the last 15 years through the PA Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP). Pat instructs about 60 safety related classes each year, on topics ranging from basic traffic sign installation to pavement markings to work zones. He also provides direct technical assistance to municipalities, and conducts over 100 basic traffic studies per year, including stop signs, speed limits, intersection safety, curve safety, crosswalks, and others.
Moses Tefe, Ph.D, P.E., Associate Professor, Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont
Moses Tefe, Ph.D., P.E. received his Ph.D. in Civil/Transportation Engineering from the University of Alabama in 2012, and is currently an Associate Professor at Norwich University. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Vermont, and also has over 10 years’ Consultancy experience in Traffic Engineering and Project Management before proceeding to graduate school. His research interests are smart city mobility, traffic safety, non-motorized transport and sustainable transportation.
Koral Buch, PhD Student, University of California, Davis, Davis, California
Koral Buch is a data-driven researcher, specializing in the electric vehicle market and charging infrastructure. She pursues her Ph.D. in the Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Research Center at the University of California, Davis under the mentorship of Dr. Gil Tal. As part of her dissertation work, she develops analytical tools to better understand economic barriers toward mass-market adoption of electric vehicles. Koral serves as the treasurer of the WTS Student Chapter at UC Davis, where she promotes diversity and equity in the transportation industry through the organization of inclusive networking events.
Jasmin Woodside, P.E., Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Jasmin B. Woodside is a professional civil engineer and a Masters student in Civil Engineering at Oregon State University. Her experience includes a wide variety of civic and community volunteer work in Corvallis and she is excited to be a part of the OSU Driving and Bicycling Simulator Lab focusing on safety in transportation.
David Hurwitz, Ph.D, FITE, Professor, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Dr. David S. Hurwitz is a Professor of transportation engineering, the Eric H.I. and Janice Hoffman Faculty Scholar, and Director of the Driving and Bicycling Research Laboratory in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU). David also serves as the Associate Director at OSU for the Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans), the USDOT Region 10 University Transportation Center. David conducts research in the areas of transportation safety, transportation human factors, and traffic control. In particular, Dr. Hurwitz is interested in the consideration of user behavior in the design and innovation of transportation systems. Dr. Hurwitz is an active fellow of ITE, currently serving as the Chair of the ITE Education Council and Faculty Advisor to the OSU ITE Student Chapter.
Olivia White, MUP, Transportation Planner, Eco-Counter, Montreal, Quebec
Olivia White works with Eco-Counter's Montreal office to help cities and towns across North America integrate count data into their active transportation projects. Previously, she worked on the Transit Advisory Team at Stantec, focusing on accessibility recommendations for the TTC in Toronto. She graduated with a Masters in Urban Planning from McGill University in 2018. At McGill, Olivia worked with Alta Planning researching design challenges for active transportation networks in rural Canadian communities.
Ryan Martinson, M.Eng, P.Eng, Toole Design Group, Calgary, Alberta
Ryan Martinson is a senior engineer who loves working with people—learning from their lived experiences, their concerns, and the possibilities they see for dignified, comfortable, and safe daily travel. Ryan has worked on strategic plans, master plans, conceptual design, evaluations, and safety reviews of projects in North America and New Zealand. He has also been involved in developing design guidance for municipalities and agencies; leading training courses on Complete Street design and planning concepts; developing graduate courses related to sustainability and complexity; participating in research projects related to the built environment; and teaching and mentoring university students. He is keenly aware of how the built environment influences how we use and interact with our surroundings, and he employs a user-based design approach infrastructure design, planning, and operations.
Mike Maurovich, P.E., Project Development Director, American Structurepoint, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
Mike Maurovich is a Project Development Director at American Structurepoint where he leads a team of design professionals that deliver various roadway projects in Indiana. His experience includes the design, review, and construction of over 30 roundabouts. Mike is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a master’s degree in Civil Engineering and has been with American Structurepoint for 15 years.