2020 Agenda

Friday, October 16, 2020: Opening Session



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10:00 AM


Mike Lowry, 2020 Conference Chair, Associate Professor, University of Idaho

Yinhai Wang, Director, Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans) & Professor, University of Washington

Billy Connor, Director, Center for Safety Equity in Transportation (CSET), University of Alaska Fairbanks

Honorable David Nelson, State Senator, Idaho

10:20 AM

Keynote Address

Matt Stoll, Executive Director, COMPASS Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho

11:10 AM

Mobility Trends and Research from COVID-19

Kelli Badesheim, Executive Director, Valley Regional Transit

Susan McLaughlin, Urban Design Manager, Seattle Department of Transportation

Anne Vernez Moudon, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington

12:25 PM

Closing Remarks

Cole Kopca, Assistant Director, PacTrans

Monday, October 19, 2020: Mobility Webinar 1



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11:00 AM

Electric and Shared Micromobility: New Travel Behavior Patterns and Trends

Moderator: Haizhong Wang, Associate Professor, Oregon State University

Tobias Marx, Parking Services Division Manager, City of Bend, OR

Joel Miller, Micromobility Program Lead, Seattle Department of Transportation

Junfeng Jiao, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin

Tuesday, October 20, 2020: Mobility Webinar 2



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11:00 AM

Freight System Impacts Resulting from COVID-19

Moderator: Eric Jessup, Associate Research Professor, Washington State University

Ranie L. Haas, Director of Regulatory and Industry Affairs, Washington State Tree Fruit Association

Michelle Hennings, Executive Director, Washington Association of Wheat Growers

Aleksandra Maguire, Director of Transportation/Logistics, Markit, IHS

Wednesday, October 21, 2020: Safety Webinar 1



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11:00 AM

Fires, Viruses, and Floods: New Complexities in Transportation Safety

Moderator: Mike Lowry, Associate Professor, University of Idaho

Steve Turcott, Eastern Washington Emergency Manager, Washington State Department of Transportation

Raid Tirhi, Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer, City of Bellevue, WA

Suwan Shen, Associate Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Thursday, October 22, 2020: Safety Webinar 2



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11:00 AM

Current Issues in Transportation Safety

Moderator: John Tomlinson, Highway Safety Manager, Idaho Transportation Department

Pamela Golden, Northern Region Traffic & Safety Engineer, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

Hillary Isebrands, Senior Roadway Safety Engineer, Federal Highway Administration

Nathan Belz, Associate Professor, University of Alaska Fairbanks