2009 Planning Conference

Here is a summarization of the 2009 WVDOT/MPO/FHWA Planning Conference, held at the Ramada Plaza, South Charleston, WV, on September 16-17, 2009.  Click on the links for a PDF version of the PowerPoint presentations.

Reauthorization

    * Mark Johnson, Assistant Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration,
       West Virginia Division

Highway Safety Improvement Plan (HSIP)

    * Hamilton Duncan, Traffic and Safety Engineer, Federal Highway Administration,
       West Virginia Division
    * Tom Hammonds, Highway Safety Improvement Plan Coordinator, Traffic Engineering Division,
       West Virginia Division of Highways

Intelligent Transit (Charleston/Huntington) – (No Presentation)

    * Doug Hartley, Assistant General Manager, Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority

Air Quality Conformity Issues

    *  Fred Durham, Assistant Director of Planning, West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection,
        Division of Air Quality
    * Fred Rader, Community Development Director, Wood-Washington-Wirt Interstate Planning
       Commission   

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Initiative

    * Bruce Kenney, Intelligent Transportation Systems Coordinator, Traffic Engineering Division,
       West Virginia Division of Highways

Primavera Update

    * Rob Pennington, Director, Program Planning and Administration Division

Statewide Plan

    *  Perry Keller, Urban Studies Team Leader, Program Planning and Administration Division,
        West Virginia Division of Highways
    *  Wes Stafford, P.E., AICP, Wilbur Smith Associates

Bridge Color Studies: Visualization and Public Involvement (Eugene A. Carter Memorial 
         Bridge Color Study & Market Street Bridge), TransCad Implementation,
         and Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Program Update

    * Perry McCutcheon, Urban Studies Section, Program Planning and Administration Division,
       West Virginia Division of Highways

Geographical Information System (GIS) Update

    * Hussein Elkhansa, Geospatial Transportation Information Section Head,
       Program Planning and Administration Division, West Virginia Division of Highways
    * Brandie Yalniz, Geographical Information System Programmer Analyst, Program Planning
       and Administration Division, West Virginia Division of Highways

Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS) Program Overview

    * Janet Lemon, Highway Data Services Supervisor, West Virginia Division of Highways
    * Michelle Frame, Transportation Engineering Technician, West Virginia Division of Highways

Overview of the Research Program

    * Don Williams, Section Head, Research and Special Studies Section, Program Planning 
       and Administration Division, West Virginia Division of Highways

Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities

    *  Bill Robinson, Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator, State Trail Coordinator, and Recreational Trails,
        Grant Administration, Program Planning and Administration Division, West Virginia
        Division of Highways

Non-Traditional Transportation Grants

    * Harold Simmons, Unit Head, Grant Administration, Program Planning and Administration
       Division, West Virginia Division of Highways

West Virginia American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program

    * Robert L. Pennington, Director, Program Planning and Administration Division,
       West Virginia Division of Highways

High Performance Planning: A State of the Practice on the use of Project Prioritization
       Procedures & Performance Measures

    * Jeff Blanton, Director of Program Development, Federal Highway Administration,
       West Virginia Division

Linking Planning and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

    * Jason Workman, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Highway Administration,
       West Virginia Division

Metro Government – (No Presentation)

    * The Honorable W. Kent Carper, President, Kanawha County Commission

Roundabouts

    * Steve Thieken, P.E., Director, Traffic Engineering, Burgess & Niple, Inc.

Smart Growth – City of Ranson

    * Dave Mills, City Manager, City of Ranson



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