Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 @ 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Altamonte Springs Public Works Building (950 Calabria Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714)
Subject:Vision Zero Core Elements Communities and Orlando’s Action Plan
Lunch: Can be pre-ordered ($12 members/$15 non-members). Please email us if you have any dietary restrictions.
Presenters: Matthew Ridgway and Billy Hattaway
Session Description: Today’s session will review the Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities, which were originally developed by the Leah Shahum of the Vision Zero Network in partnership with Meghan Mitman and Dana Weissman of Fehr & Peers. Matthew Ridgway will introduce the ten (10) Core Elements and Billy Hattaway will describe the City of Orlando’s practices. Other best practices within the US will be presented.
About the Speaker:
Billy Hattaway P.E. - is the Transportation Director for the City of Orlando. He has a MBA from Florida State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology. He is the former champion for both the Florida Department of Transportation’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Focused and Complete Streets Implementation Initiatives to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety and comfort in the state of Florida. He has held a number of leadership roles in the private and public sector including FDOT District One Secretary, FDOT Director, Office of Design and State Roadway Design Engineer.
Matthew Ridgway - Matthew Ridgway has been involved in many of Fehr & Peers’ highest visibility and most complex multi-modal projects. He helped develop Fehr & Peers analytic approach to safety and Vision Zero. In addition to his work as a consultant, Matthew is an educator, having taught courses on compete streets and bicycle and pedestrian circulation for over 20 years for the University of California at Berkeley and Caltrans, the California Department of Transportation. He moved to Washington DC in 2015 to open Fehr & Peers DC and is supporting Kathrin Tellez in opening Fehr & Peers first office in Florida, which opened the year. He has contributed to a number of national publications, many with a safety bent, including informational reports on collision reporting practices and recommended practices on urban roadway design and enhancing interchanges for pedestrians and cyclists.
Please be sure to RSVP by entering your information to the right or by emailing us at CentralFloridaITE@gmail.com by 5:00 PM, Tuesday August 27, 2019. We hope to see you there!