APA Pennsylvania Chapter

#9159461

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

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Overview

Can a “win” for your community by deploying effective, equitable and efficient transit service? Challenging your
position with exciting pieces like BRT, fixed-route buses and paratransit that will accomplish your community’s most
vital priorities. Score big with Light Rail!—if you can find the funding! Or, bring thrilling services to an underserved
neighborhood! Transit planners will show you how data, geography, community vision and other good planning
practices can work together to make the most of your region’s transit assets. Do you have what it takes to win the
community development game—WITH TRANSIT?

Speakers

Andrea Elcock

Andrea Elcock joined Pittsburgh's transit agency, Port Authority of Allegheny County, in 2015. In her role as Community Planning Coordinator she supports the agency's place-based planning efforts including multimodal planning, TOD, public art, sustainability, data analysis, and stakeholder relations. Prior to joining the Port Authority, Andrea completed a ... Read More

David Totten

David Totten has worked as a multi-modal transportation planner at Pittsburgh’s Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, since 2010, where he has researched Bus Rapid Transit, rural and small transit service, Transit Oriented Development and park-and-ride. He has also researched affordable and sustainable housing strategies for the Lehigh ... Read More

Contact Info

Susan Shermer, sshermer@shermer-assoc.com