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November 2018

ITE Northern Alberta Luncheon

November 7 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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This month's luncheon is sponsored by: The conversation on equity and race has come to the forefront for many communities across North America. Concerns about issues such as gentrification, affordable housing, and police enforcement have surfaced in many public projects. In response, cities are recognizing and acknowledging that systemic disparities exist and that it is time to provide focus and support for their elimination. Jennifer Toole, AICP, ASLA of Toole Design Group, a firm that specializes in active transportation, will…

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June 2017

ITE Northern Alberta Luncheon: Modern Roundabout

June 14, 2017 @ 11:40 am - 1:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Modern Roundabout sponsored by Al-Terra presented by Corry Broks, P.Eng. University of Alberta Faculty Club 11435 Saskatchewan Drive Check-in at 11:40, Lunch at 11:50, Presentation from 12:15-1:00 pm Registration online at https://nacite.yapsody.com is required. Please register by noon on Monday, June 12, 2017 Questions? Contact us at contact@nacite.org or visit www.nacite.org Modern roundabouts are the preferred intersection treatment in many jurisdictions throughout the world, but have been slow to gain acceptance in many parts of North America. Roundabouts have been shown to provide major safety and operational benefits when compared to…

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ITE Northern Alberta Section Bicycle Tour

June 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1N9 Canada
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Please join CITE for our first ever technical bike tour. The purpose of the tour is to collaborate with other Transportation Professionals regarding existing and future bicycle facilities. The plan is to ride our bikes along a preselected route and stop for discussions along the way. The ride is expected to take an hour, with an hour of formal discussion. Stops include Downtown Bike Network and 83 Avenue bike lanes in Old Strathcona. Afterwards, there will be an informal social at CRAFT. Start: 6…

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May 2017

NACITE Luncheon

May 3, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Willingness-to-Pay Survey and Modelling for High Occupancy Toll Lanes Case Study Highway 427, Toronto, Ontario sponsored by CIMA+ presented by Ali Hadayeghi, Ph.D., P.Eng. University of Alberta Faculty Club 11435 Saskatchewan Drive Check-in at 11:40, Lunch at 11:50, Presentation from 12:15-1:00 pm Registration online at https://nacite.yapsody.com is required. Please register by noon on Monday, May 1, 2017 Questions? Contact us at contact@nacite.org or visit www.nacite.org High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes are considered as one of the traffic management strategies to efficiently utilize the available roadway capacity. HOT lanes aim to make…

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April 2017

NACITE Luncheon: Social and Economic Impacts of Investment in the Transportation Network in Alberta

April 11, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Joint luncheon with APPI Alberta Transportation has operated several cost benefit analysis tools and regional travel models over the last few years. These models have allowed AT to test the impact of changes to the existing transportation network from a user perspective. In order to capture the broader impacts of network changes on economic performance and land use or vice versa, Alberta has developed the Alberta Spatial Economic and Travel (ASET) Demand Model. Although still in the first year of…

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March 2017

NACITE Luncheon

March 1, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Integrating Mobility & Smart Cities sponsored by IBI Group presented by Bruno Peters University of Alberta Faculty Club 11435 Saskatchewan Drive Check-in at 11:40, Lunch at 11:50, Presentation from 12:15-1:00 pm Registration online at https://nacite.yapsody.com is required. Please register by noon on Monday, February 27, 2017 Questions? Contact us at contact@nacite.org or visit www.nacite.org

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February 2017

NACITE Luncheon: Completing Edmonton’s Ring Road from the Owner’s Engineer Perspective

February 1, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Completing Edmonton's Ring Road from the Owner's Engineer Perspective sponsored by ISL Engineering presented by Sandra Gaherty Check-in at 11:40, Lunch at 11:50, Presentation from 12:15-1:00 pm Registration online at https://nacite.yapsody.com is required. Please register by noon on Monday, January 30, 2017 The final section of Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton opened to traffic on Saturday, October 1, 2016, making it the first completed ring road in Alberta.  ISL Engineering has been involved as Owner’s Engineer for seven years on this $1.85B project, representing the interests of Alberta Transportation.  Clients…

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January 2017

ITE Northern Alberta Section: CSCE Dinner Presentation

January 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Building Great Neighbourhoods Program January 19, 2017 Presented by: Jeff Ward, P.Eng. City of Edmonton The first program of its kind in Canada, Building Great Neighbourhoods is a cost-effective, long-term, strategic approach to address infrastructure needs in Edmonton neighbourhoods. Program elements include transportation neighbourhood renewal, drainage neighbourhood renewal, and community investments in coordination with a holistic approach to community consultation. This presentation will discuss various project types delivered within the program, funding, long term vision, and project development and delivery. A presentation…

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December 2016

ITE Northern Alberta Luncheon

December 7, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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History of Complete Streets from 1870 to Now sponsored by Stantec presented by Rock Miller Streets…they’ve been around for ages in one form or another. At the December 7th Northern Alberta ITE luncheon, Stantec’s Rock Miller will provide a “History of Complete Streets from 1870 to Now” which will explore how our opinion of streets and the design of streets has changed. About the speaker: Rock Miller is a registered Traffic Engineer and Civil Engineer with over 35 years of experience in a…

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November 2016

ITE Northern Alberta Section Year End Social

November 22, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bru Coffee and Beer House, 11965 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0P1 Canada
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You are invited to the NACITE Year End Social. It’s been another exciting construction and planning year in Edmonton filled with many successes and challenges. Join your industry colleagues for a drink and appetizers as we share our experiences, catch up with familiar faces, and simply have a good time. We welcome and encourage all those in the transportation engineering industry to attend and wrap up 2016 in style. Hope to see you there! Details Date:      Tuesday, November 22 Time:    …

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ITE Northern Alberta Section Luncheon: CITE Update and Calgary’s Pedestrian Strategy

November 2, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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CITE Update and Calgary's Pedestrian Strategy presented by Jen Malzer Calgary’s first pedestrian strategy was approved in 2016 and includes 49 actions to help make Calgary safer, more comfortable and interesting for walking. The strategy, called StepForward, is built on the concerns and opportunities for improvement, shared through public engagement by thousands of Calgarians. It helps direct the many existing programs by The City and our outside partners, while also identifying new priority areas. This presentation will give an overview of early initiatives including…

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October 2016

NACITE Luncheon

October 5, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Our first luncheon of the season will be on October 5, 2016. On behalf of Bunt & Associates, we are pleased to announce Bob Black of the Katz Group as our first speaker of the season. Mr. Black will be presenting on the opening of Rogers Arena and the ICE District in Downtown Edmonton. Registration for the October luncheon will open in mid-September. Luncheons are hosted by the University of Alberta Faculty Club (11435 Saskatchewan Dr NW, Edmonton). Luncheons are…

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September 2016

2016 Alberta Bikes Conference – Canmore

September 17, 2016 - September 18, 2016
Bill Warren Training Center, 1995 Olympic Way #100
Canmore, Alberta T1W 2T6 Canada
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Your're invited! Join us to share your ideas and have your voices heard! Learn about exciting Cycle Tourism initiatives such as Bike Share Programs, Adventure Cycling, and Tourism Trails! Uniting everyday cyclists, government representatives, industry professionals, and advocacy group specialists Join us at the Canmore Nordic Centre’s Bill Warren Training Centre Register at www.albertabikes.ca. Early bird admission by August 15, 2016. Contact albertabikes@gmail.com for more information

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International Conference on Transportation Innovation – Handshakes & Cocktails

September 15, 2016 @ 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Lister Centre, University of Alberta, 11613 87 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H6 Canada
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Handshakes & Cocktails Reception September 15th    4:45pm to 7pm Maple Leaf Room, Lister Centre, UofA Reminder that the 2016 International Conference on Transportation Innovation (ICTI) is taking place September 15-16th at the University of Alberta. NACITE is co-hosting a Handshakes & Cocktails reception on Thursday, September 15th for conference attendees and NACITE members.  We encourage you to register for the conference and join us on September 15thfor our first NACITE social event of the season. The conference program is now available online. For more…

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International Conference on Transportation Innovation

September 15, 2016 - September 16, 2016
Lister Centre, University of Alberta, 11613 87 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H6 Canada
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The 2016 International Conference on Transportation Innovation (ICTI) is taking place September 15-16th at the University of Alberta. With the 2016 theme of Moving Smarter: The Future Is Now, the conference will highlight new technology and methods that improve the efficiency and sustainability of transportation networks. Collaboration among government, academics and industry is essential to establishing the transportation system of the future. ICTI brings together these three key groups to share and strategize on the topics of safety policy & planning automated & connected vehicles commercial…

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May 2016

Integrated Infrastructure Services: Thinking Differently about Infrastructure at the City of Edmonton

May 4, 2016 @ 11:40 am - 1:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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ITE Northern Alberta Section Luncheon: Integrated Infrastructure Services: Thinking Differently about Infrastructure at the City of Edmonton presented by Adam Laughlin, P. Eng. University of Alberta Faculty Club 11435 Saskatchewan Drive Registration 11:40, Lunch at 12:00, Presentation from 12:30-1:00 pm Pre-registration online at https://nacite.yapsody.com is required. Please register by noon on Monday, May 2, 2016 Questions? Contact us at contact@nacite.org or visit www.nacite.org What does integrated infrastructure delivery mean? How will this be different from how the City of Edmonton delivered infrastructure projects in the past? What will this mean for transportation projects…

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April 2016

Streets for People 2016: A Walkability Symposium

April 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sutton Place Hotel, 10235-101 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3E9 Canada
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Save the date and register for the upcoming Streets for People Walkability Symposium on April 28, 2016. This event is co-hosted by NACITE, APPI and The City of Edmonton. Register by March 28th and save $75. Streets for People: Edmonton Walkability Symposium When: Thursday, April 28th from 8am – 6pm Where: Edmonton, Sutton Place Hotel (10235 – 101 Street) About the event:  Jeff Speck is one of the world’s leading thinkers on smart growth and urban design. Join him and other presenters…

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Luncheon: The Challenges of Transit Oriented Development

April 6, 2016 @ 11:40 am - 1:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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The Challenges of Transit Oriented Development - Dense Development Means Dense Traffic? The Dichotomy of Policy Objectives and Municipal Approvals presented by Tim Barton University of Alberta Faculty Club 11435 Saskatchewan Drive Registration 11:40, Lunch at 12:00, Presentation from 12:30-1:00 pm Pre-registration online at https://nacite.yapsody.com is required. Please register by noon on Monday, April 4, 2016 Questions? Contact us at contact@nacite.org or visit www.nacite.org In his presentation The Challenges of Transit Oriented Development – Dense Development Means Dense Traffic?, Tim Barton explores the disconnect between the laudable planning objective to focus development around transit…

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March 2016

Edmonton’s Transit Strategy – What Moves You?

March 2, 2016 @ 11:40 am - 1:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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presented by Sarah Feldman University of Alberta Faculty Club 11435 Saskatchewan Drive Registration 11:40, Lunch at 12:00, Presentation from 12:30-1:00 pm Pre-registration online at https://nacite.yapsody.com is required. Please register by noon on Monday, February 29, 2016 Edmonton’s Transit Strategy will set a future vision for transit in Edmonton and strategic goals to move towards achieving that vision over the next 10 years. Having completed a comprehensive technical review of Edmonton Transit in 2014, the Transit Strategy project is focused on hearing public perspectives on the role of transit in building…

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February 2016

Effects of a Free Bus Program on Older Adults Travel Behavior

February 3, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Effects of a Free Bus Program on Older Adults Travel Behavior presented by Stephanie Mah University of Alberta Faculty Club 11435 Saskatchewan Drive Registration 11:40, Lunch at 12:00, Presentation from 12:30-1:00 pm Pre-registration online at https://nacite.yapsody.com is required. Please register by noon on Monday, Feb 1, 2016 Questions? Contact us at contact@nacite.org or visit www.nacite.org The presentation will highlight and discuss Age-related changes that affect the ability to drive Alternative transportation options such as public transportation for older adults A case study on the free bus program in the Town of Oakville, Ontario…

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January 2016

ITE Northern Alberta Section Luncheon

January 13, 2016 @ 11:40 am - 1:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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The designer’s tool kit for planning interchanges continues to evolve. The presentation will provide highlights on the planning and implementation of two innovative new interchanges under construction in Calgary. First, the Crowchild Trail / Flanders Avenue interchange, which will be the first in Alberta to feature multiple dual-lane roundabouts, a solution that responded to the unique challenge of constructing an interchange with seven roadway legs in a constrained urban redevelopment area. Second, the Macleod Trail / 162 Avenue SE interchange,…

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