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The CITE Training Committee is pleased to present a half day traffic calming workshop to introduce the components of the new Canadian Guide to Traffic Calming (CGTC) – Second Edition (2018). The guide will help practitioners better understand the principles of traffic calming for both reactive operational retrofits and proactive approaches for new/reconstructed roadways, while providing guidance on processes, tools and techniques. Learning objectives for this course include: Define Traffic Calming and understand the function of the CGTC for Traffic…Find out more »
On Wednesday, November 1, 2017 we will be receiving a presentation by Craig Lyon on Highway Safety Manual. The goal of the presentation is to provide a quick overview of the Highway Safety Manual, how it helps the transportation professionals to improve safety, and to illustrate the use of the manual for some common tasks. CRAIG LYON Craig Lyon, is a civil engineering with a Master’s degree in transportation engineering and is a Director of Persaud and Lyon Inc. He is a…Find out more »
On Monday, June 26, 2017 we will be receiving a presentation by Justin Swan of the City of Ottawa on the subject of Advisory Bike Lanes - A New Way to Share the Road. The presentation will summarize what advisory bike lanes are, how they work, where they are considered, and the results of the pilot evaluation to date in Ottawa. JUSTIN SWAN Justin has been engaged in the transportation planning field as a team member of consulting, municipal, non-government,…Find out more »
On Friday April 21st, we will be receiving a presentation by Chris Swail of the City of Ottawa on the subject of Ottawa's Stage 2 LRT Expansion to the East, West and South. Chris Swail Chris Swail is the Director of the O-Train Planning Office responsible for the delivery and implementation of the planned $3 billion Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) extensions of Ottawa’s Confederation and Trillium Lines. A former Chief of Staff to the Deputy City Manager of Planning and…Find out more »
On Wednesday March 29th, we will be receiving a presentation by Jennifer Armstrong of the City of Ottawa on the subject of Ottawa Travel Trends - Progress Towards a Sustainable Future? Jennifer Armstrong Jennifer is a senior project manager with the City of Ottawa’s Transportation Strategic Planning Branch. She is responsible for all things data-related – from modelling and forecasting to travel surveys and transportation statistics. Jennifer has a PhD from Carleton University where she learned to use data in many varied and…Find out more »
The National Capital Section of the Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) would like to invite you to our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Johnny Farina Restaurant on January 11, 2017 to close out the 2016 year. At the AGM, we will be reviewing our 2016 year-end document and electing the 2017 Executive Committee. In addition, the Nominating Committee for the 2017 Executive is looking to fill some vacancies in the Executive Committee for the upcoming year. If you,…Find out more »
On Thursday November 10th, we will be receiving a presentation by Joseph Potvin and Bill Pomfret of the MOOSE Consortium on the subject of Profit and Safety: How MOOSE Consortium Aligns These Goals. Joseph Potvin Director General | Directeur général Moose Consortium (Mobility Ottawa-Outaouais: Systems & Enterprises) | www.letsgomoose.com Consortium Moose (Mobilité Outaouais-Ottawa: Systèmes & Enterprises) | www.onyvamoose.com Dr. Bil Pomfret; MSc; FIOSH; RSP; FRSH Dr. Pomfret is a best-selling author, speaker and dynamic presenter, who has traveled the world educating and…Find out more »
On Wednesday September 21st, we will be receiving a presentation by Zlatko Krstulic of the City of Ottawa on the subject of Cross-Town Bikeways. Zlatko Krstulic, P.Eng. As part of the Strategic Transportation Planning unit within the City of Ottawa's Transportation Services Department, Zlatko's roles have included development of the 2013 Cycling Plan, and assisting in provincial standards and policy development initiatives related to cycling. Zlatko has been involved in the design and implementation of numerous cycling Infrastructure projects across…Find out more »
On Thursday June 9th, we will be receiving a presentation by Alain Miguelez on 15 Forgotten Gréber Ideas and how they impacted Ottawa. 15 Forgotten Gréber Ideas The days are long gone when an individual receives a government mandate to produce a plan for an entire city, and then everybody implements it. That is, however, the fascinating story of Ottawa’s Gréber Plan (1950). Alain Miguelez’s new book, “Transforming Ottawa”, is an invitation to explore the City as it was in…Find out more »
On Friday April 8th, we will be receiving a presentation by Barrie Kirk of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE) on the subject of Autonomous Vehicles - Status and Trends. Barrie C. Kirk, P.Eng. Barrie Kirk is the Executive Director of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE). He has worked in the technology industries in Canada, the U.K., and the U.S., including senior management positions in Ottawa-area companies. He has been a consultant since 1982. His…Find out more »
The National Capital Section of the Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers would like to invite you to our annual Student Presentations Competition. This event will showcase the final year design projects of undergraduate students from Carleton University to culminate their academic studies. As a transportation professional, you will be able to observe on the new class of engineering graduates and test their knowledge during Q&A. We hope to see you there! The cash prizes for this year's winners will be: 1st…Find out more »
On Wednesday, February 10th, we will be receiving a presentation by Kornel Mucsi of the City of Ottawa on the subject of Cycle Tracks and Protected Intersections. Kornel Mucsi Kornel Mucsi is the Program Manager of Transportation - Strategic Planning at the City of Ottawa where he coordinates a group of talented planners and engineers working on transportation policy development, multimodal transportation planning and modelling. Kornel’s main focus is on the connection between transportation operational decisions, infrastructure design elements, and…Find out more »