Planning in the Fast Lane

APA Pennsylvania Chapter

#9114288

Thursday, November 3, 2016
1 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. EDT

CM | 2.75

Add to My Log

Overview

The session will begin with the review the process that has been established in the Centre Region to ensure that bicyclists and pedestrians are considered in the planning stages of major transportation projects.  Information will also be provide on regional bike and motorist education efforts.

 

The session will continue with the discussion of a regional connections planning study for East Pennsboro Township which has substandard pedestrian facilities resulting in a disconnected municipality.  The Township investigated opportunities to improve connections, while facing challenges.

 

The session will finish with a review of an Intersection Realignment project which was a collaborative effort with the key stakeholders of the area who were most likely to move implementation forward within a 5-12 year period. 

Speakers

Trish Meek, AICP

Trish Meek is a Senior Transportation Planner with the Centre Regional Planning Agency in State College which provides staff services to six Centre Region municipalities as well as the Centre County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO). Since 1994 Trish has worked to emphasize the importance of incorporating walking and biking into ... Read More

Brian Funkhouser, AICP

Brian Funkhouser, AICP has over 20 years of transportation planning experience in both the public and private sector. In addition to his work experience at the Harrisburg MPO, he has spent the large majority of his time in private consulting. His work experience has covered a wide range of plans ... Read More

Jon Frizkee

Jon Frizkee is the currently the Assistant Director/ Senior Transportation Planner with the Lebanon County Planning Department and has served with the Department for more than 13 years. Mr. Fitzkee oversees all transportation and related land use planning activities for Lebanon County and the development of LEBCO MPO’s Transportation ... Read More

Contact Info

Susan Shermer, sshermer@shermer-assoc.com