Learn About DOT Webinar: March 16th
Start: 2021-03-16 19:00:00 UTC Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)
This is a virtual event
Join us for our inaugural, one-hour basic explainer of US transportation. Transportation is a multi-faceted topic and would take years to cover, but we will break it down with some history, why it matters in your everyday life, the role of the USDOT - what it does and doesn't do, and some upcoming challenges for transportation. We also want to hear form you. What questions do you have, and topics you would like to discuss? The session will be recorded for sharing at a later date.
Jeanne Acutanza is a transportation engineer and planner from Puget Sound, WA with decades of experience implementing transportation infrastructure. In addition to her sole proprietor consultancy, she has volunteered as Transportation Commissioner in her home town and has volunteered with several transportation based organizations including the Seattle Freight Advisory Board, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) and Transportation Choices Coalition.
Jerome Horne is a user Experience expert in transit services and recently moved from IndyGo, a transit agency in Indianapolis to work in consulting for Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning in Baltimore, MD. H was named Mass Transit Magazine 40 Under 40 2020 and was part of the APTA Emerging Leader program. He is also administrator for NUMTOTS (New Urbanist Memes for Transit Oriented Teens).
Jonathan French is a licensed professional engineer residing in Hallowell, Maine. He is currently employed as a transportation engineer and engineering data manager at Maine DOT. He has 6 years in construction and 19 years in design, with a specialty in roundabout design. Throughout his career, he has been devoted to improving highway safety, resiliency and cost-effectiveness through innovation. He is also a member of ITE (Institute of Transportation Engineers) and the ITE Roundabout Committee.