Stantec is proud to be participating in the CITE Conference in Ottawa with a number of presentations by our transportation specialists
Our specialists are presenting at CITE (Canada’s Community of Transportation Professionals) Annual meeting. Topics from our presenter’s will discuss the challenges of meeting transportation demands, planning transportation for large events and mobility as a service.
We’re also proud to be sponsoring this year’s Traffic Bowl on Monday June 3rd from 3:30-5:00pm. Come cheer on the teams at this Jeopardy-style competition featuring teams from CITE Student Chapters across Canada.
5 Years On: Accommodating Game Day Transportation Demands at TD Place (2014-2019)
Presenters: Hassan Madhoun, Lauren O'Grady
Time and Date: 10:30am - 10:50am Monday, June 3rd
Abstract: As part of the revitalization of Lansdowne and TD Place in Ottawa, innovative TDM (Transportation Demands Management) programs were implemented in 2014 to accommodate Game Day transportation demands for the inaugural season of the Ottawa REDBLACKS in the CFL and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. This presentation provides an overview of the strategy implemented in 2014, as well as its evolution over the last 5 years in response to changes in travel behavior.
Avoiding Traffic Trouble: Using Visual Storytelling to Plan for Large Events
Presenters: Hassan Madhoun
Time and Date: 1:30pm - 1:50pm Monday, June 3rd
Abstract: Visual storytelling can help large events with extensive road closures run smoothly without creating traffic congestion. This presentation provides an overview of how a visual Traffic Management Plan allowed event organizers, city departments and jurisdictional stakeholders to coordinate around La Machine, a four-day urban performance spectacle involving giant mechanized creatures that roamed the streets of the nation’s capital as part of the Ottawa 2017 sesquicentennial celebrations.
ITE Mobility as a Service
Presenters: Ryan Martinson
Time and Date: 1:30pm - 3:00pm Monday, June 3rd
Abstract: Ryan will be leading a session that explores Mobility as a Service and the relationship that this evolving form of transportation has on how we plan, design, operate, and maintain our transportation systems and infrastructure. Insights from this session will help inform projects and actions that ITE will take to better serve its community of transportation professionals.
Delivering Calgary's First Dedicated BRT Corridor - MAX Purple
Presenters: David Thatcher
Time and Date: 10:50am - 11:10am Tuesday, June 4th
Abstract: In 2009, the City of Calgary approved both the Municipal Development Plan and the Calgary Transportation Plan which tied together both transportation and land use planning within the City of Calgary. Included in those plans were the identification of numerous new primary transit routes as well as urban corridors which are multimodal streets with a strong focus on walking, cycling, and transit. Learn how they implemented this plan to accommodate the high volumes of traffic and allowing for a future LRT conversion.