Compete Streets 301: Transit Street Design - Newton

Date: 6/27/2024 8:30 AM - 6/27/2024 12:00 PM

Location: Mount Ida Campus
100 Carlson Avenue

Newton, Massachusetts




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Course Description:

This training will provide an overview of street design tools and strategies to support more effective transit systems and facilitate safe movement for all users of an urban street. Topics will include access to transit through multi-modal networks, transit supportive bus stops, and transit street/intersection design. The course will include a hands-on design exercise for a transit corridor.

There is no cost to attend. 

Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Caitlin Rachmaciej at or 413-230-9517 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.

Also, if you have any dietary restrictions, please inform Caitlin Rachmaciej at least 10 days prior to the event.

First Name Affiliation
Jose MassDOT District 6
Evan Tetra Tech, Inc.
Tyler WalkMassachusetts
Angela Howard Stein Hudson (HSH)
Jon VISIONS Consulting L3C
Matthew Howard Stein Hudson (HSH)
Jonathan WalkMassachusetts
Lawrence GeoGraphics Laboratory
Jesse Tetra Tech, Inc.
Travis Stantec (Burlington MA)
John Private Citizen
Matthew Howard Stein Hudson (HSH)
Jose GM2 Associates, Inc.
John McClure
Holly Fuss and O'Neill
Dr. Denise IMMAD
Zach GPI (MA)
Sky Town of Milton
Edward City of Cambridge DPW
Tyler Town of Watertown
Jonathan SRPEDD
Bradley Town of Wilbraham
Morgan Town of Natick
Claudia Manchester School District ~ SAU 37 (NH
Elizabeth Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC)
Shaun Town of Needham
Adam Town of Watertown DPW
Luares Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
Timothy FHWA (RI)
Jonah Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC)
Stephen City of Malden
Kevin Town of Watertown
  • Conor Semler
    Principal Planner at Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
    Conor draws on his experience in urban planning, traffic engineering, and technical research in complete streets design. Conor is highly regarded for his ability to leverage transportation design to create livable and healthy communities. His focus is on improving conditions for walking and bicycling through better evaluation and design. Conor is a national leader in the planning and design of innovative bicycle facilities. He was involved in the development of both the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide and the FHWA Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide. 
  • Caitlin Tobin
    PE, Senior Engineer at Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
    With over 10 years of multimodal planning, design, and problem-solving under her belt, Caitlin Tobin has gained strong management and organizational skills through leading multi-million dollar active transportation initiatives. She has a proven ability to anticipate public concerns, use collaborative problem-solving techniques to resolve challenges, and balance project and public needs. Her experience includes a variety of multimodal planning and design projects across seven states and over 50 jurisdictions.