2015 LoTrans Live

Local Transportation Management & Safety Virtual Conference
November 17 at your desktop or laptop computer
11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Eastern

11 - 11:30 a.m.Trends in State and Local Transportation Spending & 2016 Economic Forecast

  • Dr. Alison Premo Black, ARTBA Chief Economist


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Federal Highway Administration : Work Zone Management
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Transportation Management Plans Overview (FHWA (30 min))
    Martha Kapitanov,
    Transportation Specialist,
    Work Zone Management, FHWA


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12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (FHWA (15-20 min)
    Todd Peterson,
    Transportation Specialist,
    FHWA Office of Operations


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12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Designing for Pedestrians and Bicyclists in Work Zones-University of Wisconsin-Madison (15-20 min)
    John Shaw,
    Researcher,
    University of Wisconsin-Madison


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1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

  • Work Zone Safety Grants Training Opportunities (15-20minutes)
    Martha Kapitanov,
    Transportation Specialist,
    Work Zone Management, FHWA


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1:30 - 2:00 p.m.CurveWare – Ball Bank Inclinometer and Distance Measurement Mobile Application

  • Nathan O’Kane, E.I.T.,
    Virginia Department of Transportation

  • Jacob Dellinger,
    Virginia Department of Transportation


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2:00 - 5:00 p.m.On Demand Safety Sessions

Presenter Biographies

John Shaw is a Researcher at the University of Wisconsin’s Traffic Operations & Safety Laboratory, where he specializes in highway safety, traffic simulation, and data management. He received a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1988, followed by a Master of Urban Planning degree from the same institution in 1990. Prior to joining the UW TOPS Lab in 2011, Mr. Shaw worked for 18 years at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation where he was involved in work zone issues analysis and training. He served as lead author for a recent NCHRP Work Zone Speed Management Synthesis and is currently developing work zone design and training materials for an FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant.

Todd Peterson, FHWA Office of Operations. As a member of the Smarter Work Zones Implementation Team for FHWA’s Every Day Counts initiative, Todd promotes adoption of Work Zone Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) solutions and actions to better coordinate highway construction projects to accelerate project delivery, reduce cost, and reduce public exposure to work zone congestion. Todd is a licensed PE and certified PTOE and received his master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech.

Martha C. Kapitanov, FHWA Office of Operations. Martha C. Kapitanov is currently a Transportation Specialist on the FHWA-Headquarters Work Zone Management Team and a member of the FHWA Every Day Counts Smarter Work Zones Implementation Team.  As a Transportation Specialist, Ms. Kapitanov provides leadership and guidance to the development and implementation of effective work zone practices and innovations on a national level. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico.

Nathan O’Kane, E.I.T., is from Alexandria Virginia and attended Marshall University earning a Civil Engineering Degree. He is currently employed by The Virginia Department of Transportation as a Traffic Engineer in Salem, Virginia. Nathan, along with Jacob Dellinger have launched Traffic App Tech, a software development company focused on creating utility type mobile applications.

Jacob Dellinger is from Salem, Virginia and attended Averett University earning a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. He is currently employed by The Virginia Department of Transportation as a Traffic Engineering Technician in Salem VA. Additionally, Jacob owns and operates an award-winning video production firm

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