Posted by Jonathan Maus ( Publisher/Editor ) on January 21st, 2011 at 3:38 pm
Mayor Sam Adams has released details of the fifth annual Transportation Safety Summit which is scheduled for February 8th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Marshall High School (3905 SE 91st Ave).
Here is the updated list of keynote speakers:
- Mayor Sam Adams
- Susan Keil, Director, Portland Bureau of Transportation
- Tom Miller, Incoming Director, Portland Bureau of Transportation
- Todd Wyatt, Captain of Traffic Division, Portland Police
- Jason Tell, Region 1 Manager, Oregon Department of Transportation
- Neil McFarlane, TriMet General Manager
In addition to updates and insights from keynote speakers, there will be two discussion panel sessions on these topics: East Portland Active Transportation Plan, Innovations in Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety, Safe Routes to School; High Crash Corridor Program. Following the panel sessions, there will be a wrap-up speech by Mayor Adams where he’ll outline a series of next steps.
Here’s a blurb from the Mayor’s announcement about what you can expect at the event:
The Fifth Transportation Safety Summit is an opportunity to learn more about Portland’s transportation safety trends, increase your awareness of recently completed and planned projects, identify innovative tools and techniques that can assist your work, collaborate with transportation safety professionals, and share your feedback.
Mark your calendars and plan to be there. This is a great opportunity to learn more about traffic safety in Portland and to let show the Mayor and policymakers what an important issue this is.
More information and free registration available here.