Schedule updated as of 3/8/2023

Sunday, April 16


Bicycle Tour of Pittsburgh

Bike Tour

Meeting Location TBD


to 6:30PM

Outdoor Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

Frankie Pace Park (“CAP Park”)

Monday, April 17


Breakfast & Opening Plenary (Session #1)

Local Leadership Panel

Featuring Representatives from:

  • PennDOT District 11-0
  • Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
  • City of Pittsburgh DOMI
  • Pittsburgh Regional Transit

Location TBD


Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #2)

Session 2A: Bike/Ped 1

Room TBD

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

Dimitra Pyrialakou: West Virginia University

Session 2B: Traffic Simulation

Room TBD

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

Jayce Zhou: Jacobs

Shankar Nataranja: Jacobs

Session 2C: AV-NCUTCD Panel

Room TBD

Panelists for this session include:

  • Roxane Mukai, MDOT
  • Lisa Miller, TETC
  • Mark Lusczc, DelDOT
  • Gunnar Rhone, PennDOT
  • Adam Greenstein, WSP


Lunch and Keynote

Conference Lunch

Room TBD


Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #3)

Session 3A: Traffic Signals in PA

Room TBD

Pittsburgh Traffic Signals

Mike Maloch: City of Pittsburgh


Maurice Lee: PennDOT

Philadelphia Signals

Patrick Callahan: City of Philadelphia

Session 3B: Traffic Safety

Room TBD

Traffic Safety in Pittsburgh

Sean Stevens:

Harrisburg Vision Zero

Percy Bullock: City of Harrisburg

Danielle Derolf: Dawood Engineering

The Evolving Role of Data for
Safety and Operations at the

Anita Vandervalk: Iteris

Session 3C: Design

Room TBD

What’s new in the Highway
Capacity Manual, 7 th Edition?

Fabio Sasahara: McTrans Center – University of Florida

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



Afternoon Break

Room TBD


Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #4)

Session 4A: PA Traffic Operations

Room TBD

ATSPM for Everyone

Steve Gault: PennDOT

Session 4B: Automated Vehicles

Room TBD


Katherine Kortum: Transportation Research Board

Assessing Roadway Readiness
for the Deployment of
Automated Vehicles

Paul Avery: AECOM

What Makes a Smart City

Mike Maloch: City of Pittsburgh

Session 4C: Data Collection

Room TBD

Post-Pandemic Best Practices in
Traffic Data Collection

Preston W. Hitchens:

Lindsey B Klein:

DOMI Pavement Assessment

TBD: 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


Social & Traffic Bowl at Il Tetto

MCDITE Traffic Bowl

Tuesday, April 18



Women's Breakfast

Location TBD

Conference Breakfast

Location TBD


Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #5)

Session 5A: Traffic Safety

Room TBD

Traffic Incident Management for the
Transportation Professional

Todd Liess: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

Multimodal Safety in Urban Areas

Dan Fritz: WRA

Greg Frisby: WRA


Mark Lusczc: DelDOT

Session 5B: Traffic Operations

Room TBD

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

James Robertson: Lee Engineering

Tackling Traffic Deficiencies with Traditional &
TSMO Solutions

Lindsay Ulizio: WRA

Samuel Boso: WRA

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

Tara Ardalan: University of Pittsburgh

Aleksandar Stevanovic: University of Pittsburgh



Morning Break

Location TBD


Concurrent Technical Sessions (Session #6)

Session 6A: Bike/Ped

Room TBD

Transforming Non-Motorized Roadway Traffic
Analytics through AI-based Applications

Aloke Chaudhuri: Rekor Systems

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

Paige Anderson: City of Pittsburgh

PennDOT District 6-0 Bike Friendly Resurfacing

Fran Hanney: PennDOT

Nidhi Mehra: PennDOT

Session 6B: Project Highlights

Room TBD

Saw Mill Run Green Boulevard Master Plan

David DiGioia: McMahon, a Bowman Company

Innovative Solution to Intersection Sight Distance

Joe Fiocco: SAFE Engineering

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

Xiaoliang (George) Zhao: BlueHalo

Mohammad Hoque: BlueHalo