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Brad Miller
Brad Miller, PE, PTOE co-chairs the Mentorship Committee and specializes in ITS and Traffic Engineering at Michael Baker International.
Andy Kaplan
Andy Kaplan is a Leadership ITE Alumn, and active with the ITE Transportation Safety Council and ITE Advocacy Committee. Andy is the Assistant Manager at Agency Operations Center, PANYNJ.
John Biront
John Biront, P.E., PTOE is Met Section Past President for 2014. He is a Traffic Engineer at the New Jersey Turnpike Authority.
Lu Ding
Lu Ding, PE, PTOE is a member of the Met Section Executive Board and is a Senior Transportation Engineer at the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority.
Jeevanjot Singh
Jeevanjot Singh, PMP co-chairs the Government Agency Committee. She is the Program & Contract Manager for the Intelligent Transportation Systems – Resource Center at NJDOT. She is involved with Connected Vehicles, Smarter Work Zones Initiatives (EDC-3), SHRP2 L01/06 and other Arterial initiatives.
Steven Eisenberg
Steven Eisenberg, P.E. serves on the ITE Met Section Executive Board. He is an Associate and Senior Traffic Engineer at L.K. McLean Associates, P.C.
Mike Salatti
Michael Salatti, PE PTOE has been the Met Section Administrator since he stewarded its incorporation in 2008. He is a 35 year veteran at GPI serving as its Director of Transportation Services.
Anthony Mariani
Anthony Mariani co-chairs the Student Outreach Committee for the Met Section. He is an engineer on the Traffic Engineering & ITS team at Maser Consulting.
Douglas Das
Douglas Das currently co-chairs the Younger Members Committee. He is a traffic and highway engineer with the New York State Department of Transportation.
Adam Allen
Adam Allen, PE, PTOE, TSOS, IMSA II currently chairs the NJ Traffic Signal Consortium Committee. He is the 2013 Met Section Past President and a LeadershipITE alumni. He is Principal Associate at Maser Consulting P.A.
Michael Collins
Michael Collins is the current Met Section Webmaster. Working at GPI he specializes in application development, GIS-based web solutions, and simulation modeling.
Hassan Hashmi
Hassan Hashmi is the current Met Section co-chair for Young Members committee . He is a Traffic Engineer at SIMCO Engineering, P.C.
Paul Eng-Wong
Paul Eng-Wong is a past section, district, and international leader. He currently serves as the Chair of the Met Section’s Mentoring Committee and on the Executive Board of ITE’s Transportation Consultants Council.
Joseph Wilbur
Joseph Wilbur, EIT, is the liaison to the Rutgers student chapter of ITE. He is a traffic engineer at SIMCO Engineering.
Amir Rizavi
Amir Rizavi, PE, ENV SP is a member of the Met Section Executive Board. He also serves as the Vice Chair of ITE’s Transportation Consultants Council. He is the Director of Transportation Systems for VHB’s NYC office.
Tra Vu
Tra Vu, PhD, PE is a member of the Met Section Executive Board. She is the Technical Director of simulation modeling and visualization at GPI.
Alfred Yeung
Alfred Yeung, PE serves as the co-chair of the Professional Development committee and is an engineer at VHB with experience in site redevelopment and transportation improvement projects.
Marvin Souza
Marvin Souza P.E. currently co-chairs the ITE Met Section Long Island arrangements and holds the position of Associate Project Manager at NYCDOT.
Warren Michelsen
Warren Michelsen is the membership chair for the Met Section. He is the Department Manager for Traffic Engineering / Transportation Planning at SIMCO Engineering.
Marvin Gersten
Marvin Gersten is a former Principal Project Manager at Parsons Brinckerhoff. He is currently the Chairman of the Met Section’s Dr. Louis J. Pignataro Memorial Transportation Engineering Education Award.
Shawn Tang
Shawn Tang, PE, PTOE, PTP is a current Met Section Webmaster. He is a Senior Traffic Engineer at GPI.

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November 2018 Year-End Annual Meeting Thursday, November 15, 2018

AGENDA

3:00 - 4:00 PM  Executive Board Meeting 
4:00 - 5:00 PM  Afternoon Technical Program
5:00 - 6:30 PM  Cocktail Hour/Vendor Highlights
6:30 - 8:00 PM  Dinner & Evening Presentation

AFTERNOON TECHNICAL PROGRAM

Speaker:  Sean Quinn, NYCDOT - Senior Director,
                      Office of Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs
                
Sean Quinn has over twelve years of pedestrian and bicycle planning, design, and implementation experience in New York and New Jersey. Over the past years at NYCDOT he has worked on projects which redesigned city streets with an eye toward safety, mobility and economic development. In his current role, he oversees a staff of planners, engineers, and urban designers all working toward improving the bicycle and pedestrian network throughout the city as well as enhancing the public realm through the development of plazas and streetscape amenities. Sean graduated from the Bloustein School at Rutgers University in 2007 with a Master's degree in City and Regional Planning. 

Topic:  Complete Streets in NYC           

This talk provides an overview of NYCDOT's approach to developing Complete Streets within the existing right-of-way, identifies key tools and challenges, and presents the future direction of completing the gaps to provide 'Complete Networks' throughout the city. The presentation will detail the technical, operational, and geometric tools that NYCDOT uses to make the streets safe, comfortable, and efficient for all modes and it will provide specific case studies that demonstrate real world examples of challenges and problem solving successes. Time will be spent on new street design tools including new bike intersection design which were recently analyzed as part of a comprehensive study on the topic. Finally, accommodating for emerging micro-mobility transport options in urban areas will also be discussed.
 

PDHs: 1.0 (PIE, NY & NJ - pending)

AFTERNOON FEE:  $30 for all

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EVENING DINNER PROGRAM

Speakers:  Rumana Haque, PANYNJ, 
                     Traffic Engineering - Design

                  Bill McMenamin, PE, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.
                     Transportation Services
                  

Rumana Haque is a Staff Services Engineer at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. She has been with the agency for over ten years and currently manages Traffic Engineering Design projects for bridge facilities, and has previously worked in Traffic Engineering’s Operations and Safety groups. Rumana graduated from the City College of the City University of New York with a Bachelors of Engineering in Civil Engineering. She is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

Bill McMenamin, P.E. is Assistant Vice President and Deputy Director of Transportation Services with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. where he currently oversees their Traffic Engineering Design group.  He has over 18 years of design experience working on various high profile traffic and transportation projects for both private clients and public agencies.  Bill earned a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.  He is member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society of Highway Engineers, is a past president of the Met Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and is the current ITE Northeastern District Chairman.

 

Topic:  Port Authority's Restoring the George Program: The Replacement of the PIP Helix Ramp
 

This presentation will discuss a key project in the Port Authority’s Restoring the George Program: The Replacement of the Palisades Interstate Parkway (PIP) Helix Ramp. The presentation will outline the project’s scope of work, structural findings, alternatives assessment, proposed construction staging, and final configuration. Discussion will also include potential maintenance of traffic issues, traffic analyses, and proposed mitigation strategies. The presentation will discuss the various traffic mitigations considered and implemented to alleviate concerns of key stakeholders while maximizing the contractor productivity.
 

PDHs: 1.0 (PIE, NY & NJ - pending)

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