Schedule updated as of 4/12/2023

Sunday, April 16

1:00PM to 3:30PM

Bicycle Tour of Pittsburgh

Bike Tour

Market Square

Bike tour sponsored by:

3:30PM to 6:30PM

Outdoor Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

Frankie Pace Park (“CAP Park”)

Conference socials sponsored by:

Monday, April 17

8:00AM to 10:15AM

Breakfast & Opening Plenary (Session #1)

Local Leadership Panel

Allegheny & Ohio Room

Breakfast will be served from 8:00AM to 9:00AM.

Opening Plenary will begin at 9:00AM featuring:

  • Doug Seeley PennDOT District 11-0
  • Vincent Valdes Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
  • Kim Lucas City of Pittsburgh DOMI
  • Katharine Egan Kelleman Pittsburgh Regional Transit
10:15AM to 10:30AM


Morning Break

Break Hall

Conference break sessions sponsored by:

10:30AM to 12:00PM

Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #2)

Session 2A: Bike/Ped 1

Erie Room

Jersey City’s “Quick-Deploy”
Approach to Pedestrian and
Bicycle Improvements

Kati DiRaimondo: Stantec

Adam Catherine: Stantec

From Planning through Final
Design, VRU Safety at

Shannon Warchol: Kittelson & Associates, Inc.

Docked Bike-Sharing Systems: A
Pittsburgh Case Study Focusing
on Bike-Share Equity

Sydney French: West Virginia University

Session 2B: AV-NCUTCD Panel

Philadelphia Room

Panelists for this session include:

  • Roxane Mukai, MDOT
  • Lisa Miller, The Eastern Transportation Coalition (TETC)
  • Mark Luszcz, DelDOT
  • Gunnar Rhone, PennDOT
  • Adam Greenstein, WSP

Session 2C: Traffic Simulation

Pittsburgh Room

US 30 Reconstruction Program:
Multiple Project Applications of
VISSIM Microsimulation

Nicole Kline-Elsier: McMahon a Bowman Company

AI based Dynamic Arterial
Traffic Management, a Case
Study in VISSIM

Zelan Jia: Jacobs

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Lunch and Keynote

Conference Lunch

Allegheny & Ohio Room

Rosana Correa, P.E., PTOE

ITE Interanational President

Project Manager, Jacobs

Lunch Sponsors:

1:45PM to 3:15PM

Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #3)

Session 3A: Traffic Signals in PA

Philadelphia Room

Pittsburgh Traffic Signals

Mike Maloch: City of Pittsburgh

Traffic Signal Asset Management System (TSAMS)

Maurice Lee: PennDOT

Philadelphia Signals

Patrick Callahan: City of Philadelphia

Session 3B: Traffic Safety

Pittsburgh Room

Traffic Safety in Pittsburgh

Sean Stevens:

City of Pittsburgh

Harrisburg Vision Zero

Percy Bullock: City of Harrisburg

The Evolving Role of Data for
Safety and Operations at the

Anita Vandervalk: Iteris

Session 3C: Design

Erie Room

I-376 Parkway East Active Transportation Management Project

Kathryn Fink: PennDOT

Saw Mill Run Green Boulevard Master Plan

David DiGioia: McMahon a Bowman Company

Advancing Transportation
Equity: One-Way to Two-Way
Street Conversion of a
Residential Corridor

Wayne Martin: Wallace Montgomery

Andrew Duerr: Kittelson & Associates

William Weismantel: Kittelson & Associates

3:15PM to 3:30PM


Afternoon Break

Break Hall

Conference break sessions sponsored by:

3:30PM to 5:00PM

Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #4)

Session 4A: PA Traffic Operations

Philadelphia Room

Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPM) for Everyone

Steve Gault: PennDOT

Session 4B: Automated Vehicles

Pittsburgh Room

Automated Road Transportation Symposium (ARTS)

Katherine Kortum: Transportation Research Board

Assessing Roadway Readiness
for the Deployment of
Automated Vehicles

Cory Schaub: AECOM

What Makes a Smart City

Mike Maloch: City of Pittsburgh

Session 4C: Data Collection

Erie Room

Post-Pandemic Best Practices in
Traffic Data Collection

Preston Hitchens: Imperial Traffic & Data Collection

Lindsey Klein: Imperial Traffic & Data Collection

DOMI Pavement Assessment

Angela Martinez: City of Pittsburgh

What Millions of Connected
Vehicles and 25,000+ Signals
Reveal About Changing Demand
Patterns and System
Performance Across the Mid-
Colonial District

Rick Schuman: INRIX

6:00PM to 9:00PM

Social & Traffic Bowl at Il Tetto

MCDITE Traffic Bowl

More about MCDITE’s Traffic Bowl

Conference socials sponsored by:

Tuesday, April 18

7:30AM to 8:45AM


Women's Breakfast

Monongahela Room

Christina Cassotis

Allegheny County Airport Authority

Conference Breakfast

Allegheny & Ohio Room

9:00AM to 10:30AM

Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #5)

Session 5A: Traffic Safety

Pittsburgh Room

Traffic Incident Management for the Transportation Professional

Todd Liess: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

PennDOT Response to Overheight Truck Damage to SR 51 over Interstate 70 Bridge

Jeremy Hughes: PennDOT


Mark Luszcz: DelDOT

Session 5B: Traffic Operations

Philadelphia Room

What You Have is Good Enough – Getting Started in Traffic Signal Performance Measures

James Robertson: Lee Engineering

Tackling Traffic Deficiencies with Traditional & TSMO Solutions

Lindsey Ulizio: WRA

Samuel Boso: WRA

Introduction of the Novel Concept of a Flexible Event-Based Signal Controller

Tara Ardalan: University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Aleksandar Stevanovic: University of Pittsburgh

10:30AM to 10:45AM


Morning Break

Break Hall

Conference break sessions sponsored by:

10:45AM to 12:15PM

Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #6)

Session 6A: Bike/Ped 2

Pittsburgh Room

Complete Corridors: Rethinking Bike & Pedestrian Safety at the New Fern Hollow Bridge

Paige Anderson: City of Pittsburgh

East Liberty Pedestrian Study

Amanda Purcell: TPD

PennDOT District 6-0 Bike Friendly Resurfacing Program

Fran Hanney: PennDOT

Nidhi Mehra: PennDOT

Session 6B: Project Highlights

Philadelphia Room

Multimodal Safety in Urban Areas

Dan Fritz: WRA

Greg Frisby: WRA

Innovative Solution to Intersection Sight Distance Problem

Marie Pantalone: SAFE Engineering

Data Collection and Processing to Support AI Enhanced Traffic Operation and Management

Mohammad Hoque: BlueHalo

Ziyi Ma: BlueHalo