Publication Spotlight: The 2018 State of Transportation Planning

APA Transportation Planning Division


Friday, July 20, 2018
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT

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This webinar will highlight The APA Transportation Planning Division’s most-recent publication: The 2018 State of Transportation Planning. The State of Transportation Planning is a bi-annual report that focuses on current topics in the transportation planning field; the 2018 report focuses on subjects such as: uncertainty in the future of transportation planning, autonomous vehicles and emerging technology, innovation in data collection and analysis, and urban mobility and livability. In this webinar, a select group of contributing authors will share their articles and discuss major takeaways as well as any updates since the publication. Articles to be covered: “Planning for Autonomous Vehicles: Distilling Reality from Fantasy”; “How LA is Using Technology to Deliver Urban Mobility”; “Transportation Agencies Adopt a Scenario Planning Approach for the Uncertain Road Ahead”; and “Advances in Automated Bicycle and Pedestrian Counting."


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Karina Macias

Confirmed Speaker

Karina Macias is a transportation planner at the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s (LADOT) Bureau of Planning & Development Review. She develops strategic transportation planning initiatives, data-driven analysis methods, and effectuates sustainable transportation policies. Previously, Karina has helped communities re-purpose streets as the LADOT People St program manager ... Read More

Tim Storer

Confirmed Speaker

Tim Storer is an Analyst within the Climate, Energy Efficiency, and Transportation (CEET) division at ICF. Mr. Storer works primarily on projects pertaining to new transportation technologies such as autonomous vehicles and mobility-on-demand services, and also has experience in climate change mitigation policy. He helped develop six future connected and ... Read More

David Somers

Confirmed Speaker

David Somers is a transportation planner with the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), in the Transportation Planning and Policy Division. As a part of this work, David is leading efforts to adopt sustainable transportation metrics that informs how the City reviews land use and transportation projects that ... Read More

Nathan Hicks

Confirmed Speaker

Nathan Hicks is a Transportation Planner with CDM Smith located in Miami. His three years of experience have focused on non-motorized transportation and policy planning at the state level, such as the FDOT Non-Motorized Transportation Count Data Collection Study. He is currently involved with the TRB Joint Bike/Ped Data ... Read More

David Heller, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

David Heller, AICP/PP (NJ) currently serves as Program Manager for Systems Performance and Subregional Programs for the South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization (SJTPO), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for southern New Jersey. SJTPO’s jurisdiction covers Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and Salem counties. In this position, in addition to ... Read More

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