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CITE Atlantic Provinces Section Spring Meeting / Complete Streets Training
May 8, 2019 to May 9, 2019Free – $325
Please join us for this year’s CITE Atlantic Provinces Section Professional Development and Spring Technical Sessions event in Halifax.
Complete Streets Workshop (May 8th)
We begin with a CITE Complete Streets Workshop on May 8th.
The session will permit attendees to
- Become familiar with Complete Streets principles and how they change with local context;
- Learn about guidance available regionally, nationally and internationally to supplement and advance Complete Street designs;
- Use interactive group design exercises to allow participants to gain experience using Complete Streets principles and other available guidance to achieve multimodal streets that provide a comprehensive network of transportation choices to all users.
The session will include a site visit in the neighbourhood so be prepared for walking outside.
$250 (CITE member), $325 (non-CITE member), $125 (students)
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Room B227, B Building, Dalhousie Sexton Campus, 1360 Barrington Street
Alta’s day‐long Complete Streets training program will include a review and discussion of design elements and guidance from relevant Canadian examples. The review and discussion of Complete Streets will be supplemented by guidance from regional, national, and international sources in order to provide a comprehensive overview of best practices relevant to local context. (Think Complete Streets 2.0). Specific topics related to the local context will be selected to build a workshop tailored to design opportunities and challenges within Canada. Kate Whitfield, P.Eng., MCIP, RPP will be your primary contact for this workshop.
Kate Whitfield, P.Eng., MCIP, RPP is both a Professional Engineer and a Registered Professional Planner. Kate has led projects from the functional planning stage, through detailed design and construction. Kate has worked on walking and cycling projects from coast to coast including Halifax, Fredericton, Ottawa, the GTA, Winnipeg and Vancouver. With her dual accreditation, Kate is able to bring the language of engineering and urban planning together to focus on implementation. Kate helps manage Alta’s Canadian operations from Ottawa, Ontario. Kate will be assisted by Kristen O’Toole.
Kristen O’Toole, ACIP, is a transportation planner with Alta Planning + Design. Kristen has led and co-led several projects across the Midwestern United States. She has worked with nearly fifty communities to achieve active transportation focused goals. Kristen is well-versed in a variety of project types including master plans, counts collection and analysis, and education and encouragement campaigns. She has direct experience implementing tactical urbanism projects in the Midwest. Before moving to Minneapolis, Kristen was an organizer for Women Bike Chicago, a grassroots organization that helps women bike more often for transportation and recreation. Kristen was a Fulbright Student to Denmark, where she studied urban planning
Technical Session (May 9th)
Once again, we have an engaging Spring Technical Session. This full-day session runs Thursday, May 9th. For full details, see the full agenda below:
$75 (includes coffee breaks and hot lunch, free for students)
Location: Sexton IDEA Building – Irving Auditorium, 5217 Morris Street
Important, before you purchase your tickets: You can purchase tickets for either the workshop, technical session or both. If you want to attend both the workshop and technical session make sure you purchase a ticket for each (one for the workshop on May 8th and one for the technical session for May 9th).