Transformative Transportation in the Philadelphia Region

APA Pennsylvania Chapter


Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 3, 2016, 9 p.m. EDT

Conshohocken, PA, United States

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This Annual Event will include a series of quick-fire presentations about several major transportation programs and planning and construction efforts currently underway in the Philadelphia region. Following the presentations, the moderator will kick off the discussion about several Transformative Transportation projects in the Philadelphia region, such as Amtrak’s 30th Street Station District Plan, the NEC Future Rail Investment Plan, SEPTA’s plans for King of Prussia Rail and Broad Street Line Extension, enhanced bus service on Roosevelt Boulevard, SEPTA’s analysis of upgrading its trolley system, Philadelphia’s Indego bike share system, and Montgomery County’s Ridge Pike Improvement Project.


Aaron Ritz

In his current role, Aaron Ritz is the manager of the City’s Indego Bike Share Program along with other initiatives at oTIS. Along with his colleagues Aaron, is in charge of system planning and program development along with contract management and oversight. With a lifelong passion for walking and ... Read More

Dan Nemiroff, AICP

Dan Nemiroff, AICP is a Senior Operations Planner in the Service Planning department at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA). He designs and implements changes to surface transportation routes and develops long-range service plans for bus and trolley routes. Prior to joining SEPTA, Dan worked in the Office of Transit ... Read More

Matthew Edmond, AICP

Matthew Edmond, AICP, is the Section Chief of Transportation for the Montgomery County Planning Commission, where he has served since 2004. He is responsible for setting county transportation policy and analyzing technical issues. Matthew frequently interacts with a wide range of planning partners such as PennDOT, SEPTA, DVRPC, the PA ... Read More

Jennifer Barr

Jennifer works in the Strategic Planning & Analysis Department at SEPTA where she serves as liaison with municipalities, planning commissions and community organizations. She also provides data and analysis on planning efforts as she assists SEPTA with long range planning efforts including the Cycle Transit Plan, Trolley Modernization Program and Transit ... Read More

Chris Jandoli, AICP

Chris is a transportation planner at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, who has led a diverse portfolio of projects each aimed at creating smarter, more sustainable infrastructure that supports economic development and stronger communities. Chris has overseen multidisciplinary efforts to establish better transportation connections to Philadelphia’s Delaware River waterfront and the ... Read More

Rina Cutler

Rina Cutler began working at Amtrak in April of 2015 as the Senior Director of Major Stations Planning and Development for the Northeast Corridor Development Group. She is responsible for advancing large scale, multi-party master plans and development projects for Amtrak’s largest stations in the Northeast Corridor and Chicago ... Read More

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