ITE Northern Alberta: On Demand Transit – Webinar
December 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST
The City of Edmonton has recently selected Pacific Western Transportation (PWT) to launch Canada’s largest On Demand Transit service, joining a growing list of cities across Canada with On Demand Transit. Please join us for a presentation from PWT about On Demand Transit and the different ways it is being used in Edmonton and other communities across the country. The presentation will include an interactive simulation and discuss implications for urban design and environmental and financial impacts.
About the Speakers
James Vine – Director of Operations (AB) and Business Development
James Vine has worked for Pacific Western for over 11 years. In 2010 he transitioned to a management role in PWT’s Prince George Transit operations, managing approximately 60 employees in that branch. James was a recipient of a 2013 Top 40 Under 40 Award from Mass Transit Magazine for his leadership of employees and involvement in transit system planning and analysis. In 2020, James became head of PWT’s Alberta Transit portfolio, which includes contracted transit operations to six municipalities/transit agencies.
Dan Finley – Vice President of Corporate Services
Dan Finley has been a member of the Pacific Western Transportation Executive Team since 2012 and has led the organization in a variety of functions such as HR, Operations, Business Development, Communications, Government Relations, Process Improvement and Advancing Transportation Technology. He has developed and implemented PWT’s On Demand strategy and has led the start-up of multiple operations, working to transfer client vision to real-world operations.
John Stepovy – Director, Sales & Business Development / On Demand Lead
John Stepovy has been with Pacific Western Transportation for over 13 years, starting in Operations and later as General Manager of our flagship luxury inter-city motorcoach service Red Arrow. In John’s current role as Director, Sales & Business Development, he is focused on broadening the reach of the organization in various areas of transportation and new mobility, including electric autonomous shuttles, micro transit, and demand-response solutions.