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Delivering Value: Projects, Plans, and Performance

Please register by March 13 for 2015 Transportation Summit. The program provides timely and useful information for elected officials, planners, engineers, transportation service providers and others interested in the efficient movement of people and goods in the region. See details and the complete agenda here.

Transportation Summit
Friday March 20, 2015
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, OH

Panel 1: Near Term Projects and Plans for the Future
Randy Cole
, Executive Director, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, and Mike Gramza, P.E., Administrator of Planning and Engineering, ODOT-District 2, lead this panel. They will preview projects planned for the upcoming construction season and beyond. The focus will be on regionally significant projects and how they will impact the transportation system.

Panel 2: Moving Ohio’s Transit to the Next Generation
Chuck Dyer
, Administrator, Office of Transit, ODOT – Central Office, and Mike Scott, former Councilmember, City of Rossford address the recently released Ohio Statewide Transit Needs Study. The study recommendations, including calls for increased state-level investment, will be reviewed. Plan to discuss implications for northwest Ohio communities.

Keynote Luncheon Presentation
Mark T. Johnson, P.E.

Principal Engineer, MTJ Roundabout Engineering

Get the straight facts on roundabouts. Roundabouts are becoming more prevalent around the nation and in our region, yet many misconceptions remain. This nationally recognized expert will offer insights on the best uses of this approach in rural settings as well as in complex urban corridors, and interchanges. He will discuss the safety and economic advantages of roundabouts and illustrate common factors that successful roundabouts share such as good design and effective public engagement.

Professional engineers can claim professional development hours (PDH) credits. Certified Planners (AICP) can expect to be eligible for Certification Maintenance (CM) credits.

Thank you to the 2015 presenting partners:

DGL Consulting Engineers
DLZ Corporation
The Mannik & Smith Group
Transportation Advocacy Group of Northwest Ohio (TAGNO)
Tetra Tech

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