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CITE Complete Streets Training
July 25, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm$375 – $450
The CITE Training Committee is hosting a full day training session about Complete Streets Wednesday July 25, 2018 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m (lunch included).
Surrey City Hall
13450 104 Ave
Surrey, BC, V3T 1V8
Room: 2E A&B
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. Other sessions of this training opportunity will be provided in Ottawa in October and in Calgary in February.
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 Derek Abe.
Derek Abe is based in Alta’s Portland Office and is helping to lead the design guidance group. Derek is a Planner with a background in mechanical engineering, environmental science and urban planning and has experience working for a wide range of agencies in the Portland region including the regional government and regional transit agency. Since joining Alta, he has contributed his skills in research and data analysis, technical writing, GIS and design on an array of projects including bicycle and pedestrian master plans, transit access plans, policy reviews, design guides, and experimental facility studies. Derek was involved with the team responsible for the update to Transportation Association of Canada’s Geometric Design Guide (Pedestrian and Bicycle Design chapters).