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.

8:45 am Registration, 9:00 am Class 

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.


No Cost
Register by 6/27/2024
Private Sector


No Cost
Register by 6/27/2024
Public Sector


No Cost
Register by 6/27/2024


If you are having trouble registering, please email or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

Please be advised, cancellations must be received no later than 7 days prior to the class, or the registration fee will not be refunded.

First Name Affiliation
Edward City of Cambridge DPW
Tyler Town of Watertown
Morgan Town of Natick
Adam Town of Watertown DPW
Kevin Town of Watertown
  • Conor Semler
    Senior 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.