How did that get here? Freight planning in Alaska

Alaska Chapter of APA


Monday, November 14, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 4:10 p.m. AKST

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Goods movement infrastructure is the economic backbone for the entire state. Businesses and customers alike depend on ships, trucks, trains, and airplanes to connect goods to markets and to grow the regional and state economies.
During this session, we will discuss the existing freight system, freight related issues, trends, and needs, performance measures, ways to improve freight mobility, and implementation strategies. The session will highlight the Anchorage and Fairbanks Freight Mobility Plans.


Donna Gardino

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Laurie Cummings, AICP CTP

Confirmed Speaker

Laurie Cummings, AICP CTP, ENV SP, is a senior planner with HDR in Anchorage, Alaska. She attended graduate school to study hazard mitigation and urban planning, with a goal of making communities safer by developing comprehensive plans that consider exposure to various hazards. She understands that solutions need to be ... Read More

Teresa Brewer

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Teresa "Reese" Brewer Teresa is a senior transportation planner with the Municipality of Anchorage. Her current work responsibilities include socioeconomic and land use forecasting, reviewing site plans, transportation modeling, air quality conformity, and long-range transportation planning. In addition to this work, Teresa also acts as staff support for the AMATS ... Read More

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