ARTBA sets schedule for LoTrans transportation management and safety virtual conference

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The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has set its 2015 Local Transportation Management & Safety Virtual Conference (LoTrans) for Nov. 17 from 11 am to 5 pm EST. The program is in its fourth year and there is no charge to register.

LoTrans scheduled topics and speakers include:

  • Trends in state and local transportation spending and 2016 economic forecast, Dr. Alison Premo Black, ARTBA Chief Economist
  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) transportation management plans overview, Martha Kapitanov, transportation specialist Work Zone Management, FHWA
  • FHWA intelligent transportation systems, Todd Peterson, transportation specialist, FHWA Office of Operations
  • Designing for pedestrians and bicyclists in work zones, John Shaw, researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Work zone safety grants training opportunities, Martha Kapitanov
  • On demand safety session: Mentoring Safety Managers: The “Best of the Best” Safety Programs, Bob Johnson, director of safety, Granite Constructions
  • On demand safety session: Flagging Safety for Local and Rural Roads, Neil Carboneu, principal, Transportation Training Institute
  • On demand safety session: Clear Zones in Work Zones, Gerald Ullman, senior research engineer, Texas Transportation Institute
  • On demand safety session: Temporary Traffic Control on Unpaved Roads, Bruce Drewes, industry consultant, 3T Group
  • On demand safety session: State Interventions and Innovations to Protect Workers, Jerral Wyer, director, Occupational Safety Division, Texas Department of Transportation
  • On demand safety session: State Interventions and Innovations to Protect Workers, Robert Wright, director of construction and materials, Utah Department of Transportation

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