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Friday, September 27, 2019

2019 PDS Day: New Mobility in Austin and Beyond

08:00 AM - 04:00 PM Central Standard Time

Maggiano's Little Italy - Domain
10910 Domain Dr.
Austin, TX , 78758

Join the WTS-HOT Chapter as we delve into innovative and smart transportation solutions with experts on transportation planning, policy and funding, and implementation of smart mobility solutions.


Master of Ceremonies: Jason JonMichael, City of Austin

8:00 a.m.          Registration and Refreshments

9:00 a.m.          Call to Order and Seminar Kickoff

  • WTS Chapter Leadership

9:15 a.m.          Smart for Us: Incorporating Community Values into New Solutions

  • Jacob Calhoun, AICP, CapMetro
  • Amanda Jasso, City of Austin
  • Sherry Pifer, TxDOT

10:15 a.m.           Break

10:30 a.m.          Making Innovation Possible: Policy and Funding

  • Kristie Chin, Ph.D., Center for Transportation Research
  • Andrea Gold, Ph.D., Center for Transportation Research
  • April L. Mims, Lyft
  • Nirav Ved, CAMPO

11:45 a.m.          Lunch

12:15 p.m.          Keynote Address: How Better Mobility Leads to Better Upward Mobility

  • Joseph Kopser, Grayline

1:15 p.m.          On the Ground: Lessons from Early Implementers

  • Tracie Brown – Director of Operations with CTRMA
  • Ann Foss - Principal Planner with City of Arlington Office of Strategic Initiatives
  • Mason Gemar – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Scientist Manager with General Motors
  • James Kuhr - Research Project Manager with TxDOT

2:45 p.m.           Break

3:00 p.m.          FHWA Perspectives on Autonomous Vehicles

  • Ed Burgos, FHWA Texas Division

3:20 p.m.          Concluding Remarks

  • WTS Chapter Leadership

3:30 p.m.           Open House with TxDOT

  • Transportation Planning and Programming

4:00 p.m.          Networking Hour

Click here for the PDS Day Program.
Please note: The American Planning Association has approved up to 4 AICP credits for this program. Credit registration information will be provided at the event.

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