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Roundabout Education and Enforcement of Operations in the United States

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This webinar is led by the ITE Roundabout Committee.

Webinar Description:

This webinar provides a unique opportunity for participants to learn about education and enforcement of modern roundabout operations, with an overview of state laws and education, and a local owner and police chief perspective. The webinar will begin a review of current laws and education opportunities for roundabout operations for the general public, across many states and to understand how to best inform the driving public how to use roundabouts. The owner perspective will be provided for a roundabout corridor project with construction and normal operations as well as traffic enforcement. Finally, a former police chief will provide a review of the typical enforcement operations for police officers monitoring and patrolling roundabouts. Q&A will follow each of the presenters.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the current motor vehicle laws and education of drivers as well as how roundabout operations are enforced.
  • Recognize how the laws are applied, how the driving public is educated on roundabout operations with some typical enforcements of roundabout operations review.
  • Participants will be able to understand how to consider the laws in their state, education of drivers and expected enforcement actions.

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  • Jonathan French, P.E., Engineering Data Manager | Maine DOT | Augusta, ME, United States

    Jonathan French has over 19 years of experience in highway design engineering, with a specialty of roundabout design. He has also participated in peer reviews and developed design guidance for roundabout projects and updates for legislative language and education materials about roundabouts in Maine. Jonathan is currently employed as the Engineering Data Manager in the Bureau of Project Development of MaineDOT overseeing CADD support and development, and the Department’s electronic as-built and property plan archive. He also co-founded and serves on the advisory board for Build the Era, a volunteer-based transportation education and advocacy organization.

  • Joe LaCava, San Diego City Councilmember District 1 | City of San Diego | San, Diego, CA, United States

    Councilmember Joe LaCava represents San Diego City Council District 1, which includes the communities of Carmel Valley, Del Mar Heights, Del Mar Mesa, La Jolla, Pacific Highlands Ranch, Torrey Hills, Torrey Pines, and University City. A San Diego native, Joe’s values are rooted in his upbringing by working class Italian immigrant parents. His father was a blue-collar factory worker and his mother a seamstress. Joe graduated from SDSU and is a licensed civil engineer. Since then, his career has spanned from public infrastructure to private housing to public policy. He has worked locally, across the western states, and internationally. He has lived in San Diego’s District 1 since 1983 with his wife Lorene, a recently retired public school teacher, where they raised their two daughters. Joe is a community leader on diverse issues such as housing, police and community relations, climate change, and, infrastructure to name just a few. Over the past 20 years, he has sat on nearly 30 civic boards, planning groups, and commissions. As a councilmember, Joe serves as the chair of the City’s Environment Committee and vice chair of the Active Transportation and Infrastructure (ATI), Land Use & Housing (LU&H), and Rules Committees.

  • Gary MacNamara, Chief/Executive Director of Public Safety & Government Affairs | Sacred Heart University | Fairfield, CT, United States

    Gary MacNamara is currently the Executive Director of Public safety and Gov’t affairs at Sacred Heart University. He spent 30 years with the Fairfield Police Dept., rising to the rank or chief in 2010. He has a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement and Master’s Degree in Public Administration. He is a graduate of the FBI NATIONAL ACADEMY, and FBI LEEDS TRAINING 61st session. He has been an ADJUNCT PROFESSOR in areas of Public Safety/Criminal Justice/risk management/leadership. Covid/vaccine coordinator for SHU. He often speaks on - school violence/hostage negotiations/suicidal police officer/Police Officer wellness by sharing his 2002 experiences successfully negotiating the release of 27 student hostages on Fairfield University campus by subject claiming to possess an explosive device. Some of his awards include L. E. Officer of the Year by Bridgeport Exchange Club and the 2003/Croix De Negotiator and Unit Citation for the Hostage Situation

March 31, 2022
Thu 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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