ITE NCS March Luncheon: Chapman Mills Drive Transit Priority and Active Transportation Corridor
March 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm UTC-8$20 – $40
The National Capital Section (NCS) is kicking the year off with a very special first luncheon. On March 3, 2020, the NCS will award Professor Ata Khan, with a lifetime achievement award. Throughout his distinguished career, Professor Khan has spent over 50 years educating transportation professionals in Ottawa and contributing to the transportation profession in Canada and internationally.
Following the award presentation, Kornel Mucsi from the City of Ottawa will present on The Pro-Active Implementation of Chapman Mills Drive Transit Priority and Active Transportation Corridor.
We hope to see you there!
Main Presentation Overview:
The presentation focuses on the advantages and challenges of the early introduction of higher order transit and low-stress cycling facilities in a newly built medium-density, mixed-use neighbourhood. The presentation will describe the traditional approaches of developing higher order transit corridors and offer an alternative evolution path which is more likely to lead to a transit- and active transportation-supportive suburban neighbourhood. Since parts of this corridor have been already implemented, the presentation will point out some of the lessons learned so far.
The Chapman Mills Transit Priority and Active Transportation Corridor project was a recipient of the 2019 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Sustainable Urban Transportation Award.
Presenter: Kornel Mucsi, PhD, P.Eng.
Kornel Mucsi is the Program Manager of Transportation Policy and Networks at the City of Ottawa. Kornel coordinates a group of talented transportation professionals working on transportation policy development, multimodal transportation modelling, and the functional design of streets with active transportation facilities. His main focus is on connecting operations and street design with long-term transportation and city building objectives.
Kornel has 20+ years’ of experience in transportation planning and engineering. He studied in a number of countries including the former Yugoslavia, Hungary, the UK, and Canada. Kornel has a PhD from Carleton University and he was mentored by Professor Khan.
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