Active Transportation (Part 1)

Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations


Thursday, October 19, 2017
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. EDT

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This two part session focuses on the bicycle, pedestrian, and transit modes.  Part 1 will begin the series with a discussion on bicycle and pedestrian plans, incorporation of bicycle and pedestrian planning into the metropolitan transportation plan, and an online platform for storing and retrieving bicycle and pedestrian count data, and will illustrate how MPOs can lead the way in facilitating progress setting policy, planning, prioritizing, funding, and implementing bicycle, pedestrian, and complete streets projects.  Part 2 of this session takes place Friday morning.


Rye Baerg

Confirmed Speaker

Rye Baerg is a Regional Planner in the Active Transportation and Special Programs Department at the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). Rye oversees projects and programs related to public health, active transportation and data collection. Read More

Don Scott, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Don Scott currently serves as Executive Director with the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization. Mr. Scott’s career experience in transportation planning spans over 27 years in both private and public sector organizations. He has held leadership positions in FDOT’s Tampa and Fort Myers offices. In addition, Mr. Scott ... Read More

Brad Davis, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Brad Davis, AICP is a Senior Planner and Project Manager for Alta Planning & Design and is based in Florida. Prior to his work at Alta Brad worked at the regional level for the Atlanta Regional Commission and at the local level with the City of Atlanta Department of Planning. He ... Read More

Kate Horton

Confirmed Speaker

Kate Horton is a Transportation Planner with the Memphis Urban Area MPO, a Bi-State MPP covering portions of Tennessee and Mississippi. Kate manages the Memphis MPO’s Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and is also involved with Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning, Public Outreach, and Air Quality Conformity. Kate is a Landscape ... Read More

Zylavian Watley

Confirmed Speaker

Zylavian Watley is a Transportation Planner and Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator with the Memphis Urban Area MPO, a Bi-State MPO covering portions of Tennessee and Mississippi. She works with projects related to bicycle and pedestrian safety and planning, congestion management and reduction, and complete streets initiatives. She is graduate of ... Read More

David Von Stroh

Confirmed Speaker


Casey Claude

Confirmed Speaker

Casey Claude is a transportation planner with the Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS), the support staff to the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Casey Claude is also the Boston Region MPO’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager. Read More

Ryan Hicks

Confirmed Speaker

Ryan Hicks is a transportation planner with the Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS), the support staff to the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Ryan is the Boston Region MPO’s Congestion Management Process (CMP) Program Manager. Read More

Ned Baier, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Ned Baier, AICP is a Senior Project Manager for Jacobs Engineering and brings 30 years of experience including 23 years in local government and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) planning. He has managed the transportation planning and development review processes for local government and led the planning of the national recognized ... Read More

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