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Transportation and Communities Summit 2019 (September 19 - 20, 2019 at Portland State University) This annual event in Portland, Oregon connects national mobility-focused research to equitable practice and policy through breakout panels, Lightning Talks, student posters, skill-building workshops, and a keynote from urban data scientist Ben Wellington.

--Summit Day Pass (Sept 19): $250
------Nonprofit / Student Rate: $75
------Elected Official Rate: $95
--Workshop Half-Day Ticket (Sept 20): $95
--Workshop Full-Day Ticket (Sept 20): $190
Current members of our Community Partners get a $20 discount to the Summit Day. Contact us at asktrec@pdx.edu for a discount code. All sessions will be submitted for pre-approval to AICP, and are eligible for self-reporting to PDH for continuing education credits.

Hosted by the Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University, and supported by our U.S. DOT grant-funded consortium: the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC).
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Peter Ohlms

Virginia Transportation Research Council
Research Scientist
Peter Ohlms, AICP, researches bicycle/pedestrian, transit, and planning topics for the Virginia DOT’s research division, the Virginia Transportation Research Council. He has over 10 years of experience in multimodal transportation planning and is usually a bike commuter and occasionally a bus driver. He holds a Master of Regional Planning degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a civil engineering degree from the University of Virginia. His current and recent research includes road diets, bike box/turn box evaluation, statewide non-motorized travel monitoring programs, and low-speed pedestrian- and bicycle-alert systems for transit buses.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, September 19

1:45pm PDT