June CDOT PDH Brown Bag. Roseanne Ferruggia ....
Event Start Date & Time: 6/15/2017  12:00 PM
Event End Date & Time: 6/15/2017  1:00 PM

Venue :

Chicago Department of Transportation
30 N LaSalle
Chicago , IL , 60601

Contact Person :

Georgia Mihalopoulos, P.E.
Email : mihalopoulosg@wilmette.com
Phone : (312) 617-8639
Company : Village of Wilmette
Title :

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APWA City Branch 


May PDH Lunch @ the
 

Chicago Department of Transportation

Vision Zero Chicago

 

Speaker:

 

Rosanne Ferruggia & Mike Amsden


 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
 
Chicago Department of Transportation
30 N LaSalle St, 2nd Floor, Room 2-D&E

Chicago, Illinois 60602 

 

REGISTRATION ENDS Wednesday, June 14, 2017.


Registration is limited to the first 5 registrants

Topic Summary:

Vision Zero Chicago is Chicago’s commitment to eliminating death and serious injury from traffic crashes by 2026. Vision Zero commits to several principles, most importantly, that traffic crashes are not “accidents,” and that the tools and technology exist to prevent loss of life. This comprehensive approach to traffic safety is a partnership to create a transportation system that will better serve all roadway users.

            The Vision Zero Action Plan is a guiding document identifying the City’s priorities and resources for traffic safety initiatives through 2019. The Action Plan was developed through the cooperation of a dozen City departments and agencies under the leadership of the Office of the Mayor. This presentation will introduce the Action Plan, the City’s goals, and the relationship to how the City designs its streets.

   Speaker Bio:

Rosanne Ferruggia is Chicago's Vision Zero Coordinator, a consultant based within the Chicago Department of Transportation. She has led the interdepartmental planning process for the Vision Zero Chicago Action Plan and will coordinate public outreach and implementation. Rosanne earned her Master of Community Planning from the University of Maryland and undergraduate degree from The George Washington University. Her prior ten-year career in marketing and advocacy guides her current work as a planner, emphasizing high quality public engagement and communications.

Mike Amsden, AICP is Assistant Director of Transportation Planning for the City of Chicago’s Department of Transportation (CDOT).  In his role, Mike oversees CDOT’s Bike and Pedestrian Planning and Design Programs and is involved in various other surface transportation planning projects.  Mike oversees infrastructure work related to Chicago’s Vision Zero Initiative and has served as Project Manager for two major CDOT Bicycle Initiatives – Chicago’s Protected Bike Lane Initiative and the Streets for Cycling Plan 2020. Mike is involved in all facets of bike and pedestrian planning and design, from location selection, coordination with local officials and the public, review and approvals and project implementation.  Mike has a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
CDOT Lunch & Learn is a unique opportunities to earn one free PDH while networking with peers during the lunch hour! Each month, a new topic and expert speaker will be offered covering an important industry issue.
No cost to attend in the spirit of collaboration between the 
APWA City Branch and the City of Chicago.
   
Presentation starts promptly at noon. Please note that this is a "brownbag"event (no food will be provided).

   REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY June 14, 2017.


Registration is limited to the first 5 registrants

**No walk-up registrations will be permitted.**
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