Published On: October 21st, 2023

This past year several projects were submitted for their excellence in transportation in the Western District’s Transportation Project of the Year nominations.  The Western District fall webinar series allows us to share these real-life case studies of what agencies are doing on the ground to advance the transportation practice. Join us on October 25th and November 2nd over lunchtime (noon to 1:00 PM Pacific) to learn more about these award-winning projects and help us celebrate their accomplishments.

Registration for these virtual webinar sessions is open to all ITE members for free (small registration fee for non-ITE members).

PDH information will be added to the session descriptions here.

Come join us for one or both of these lunchtime sessions. Registration includes all sessions so once you register, you are good to go to join us for what fits your interests and schedule (you must register in advance to receive the email with the Zoom link and password).

This webinar series is intended to supplement on-going ITE Section meeting activities around the Western District and provide technical content for members of Sections that are not able to attend local meetings regularly. All ITE members are welcome within the Western District or from any other ITE District.

  • ITE Members = FREE (register below)
  • Non-ITE Members = $25 for the series (any one or both – one price register below)

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Session 1

Session 1: Award Winning Safety, Planning, & Complete Streets Projects from the West
Wednesday, October 25, 2022
Noon – 1:00 PM (Pacific)

Host: Joe De La Garza, Senior Transportation Engineer, WSP, Western District Past President


May Alsheikh, Safety Programs Chief, Caltrans District 11
Wrong Way Driving Prevention (Safety Excellence Project)

Michael Hintze, Director of Planning Toole Design Group
Tacoma Vision Zero: Planning (Planning Excellence Project)

Carl Olson, Senior Traffic Engineer, Clackamas County & Pam O’Brien, Transportation Engineer, DKS Associates
Clackamas Regional Mobility (Complete Streets Excellence and ITE Western District Project of the Year)

Session 2

Session 2: Award Winning Traffic Engineering & TSMO Projects from the West
Thursday, November 2, 2022
Noon – 1:00 PM (Pacific)

Host: Joe De La Garza, Senior Transportation Engineer, WSP, Western District Past President


Mark Haines, Portland Bureau of Transportation and Randy Johnson Principal at DKS Associates
Division Transit Signal Project (TSMO Excellence Project)

Joanne Tyler, Land Development and Geoffrey Retemeyer, Project Manager Traffic Engineering at Michael Baker International
Encinitas, CA Leucadia Boulevard (Traffic Engineering Excellence Project)

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