10th Annual Transportation Bonanza

Thursday, February 21, 2019Lansing Center |  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration rate: $75 | Student APA Members: $35

Up to 6.75 AICP CM credits | Master Citizen Planner continuing education: 6 hours | Professional Engineer continuing education: up to 6.75 hours

The Michigan Association of Planning, in partnership with the Michigan Safe Routes to School Program, has designed this annual event to bring together professionals from the fields of land use planning, education, transportation, health, engineering, natural resource and environmental protection, architecture, landscape architecture, and others to connect around the topic of community building for health and accessibility.

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Confirmed Sessions:

Option 2: Connecting the Dots instead of Tangling the Tape
How does a transportation project move from an idea to a reality? Projects take years of planning before they are shovel ready. The SLTRP, Five Year Program, Call For Projects, and STIP/TIP are important touchstones in state road projects. This session will explain the legal ins and outs of how a project moves through the system from start to finish and when stakeholders can impact project design. 
Steve Brudzinski, SEMCOG; Lina Chapman, MDOT; Kyle Haller, MDOT; Mark Kloha, MDOT; Brad Peterson, MDOT;
Anita Richardson, MDOT; Kitty Rothwell, MDO; Brad Sharlow, MDOT; Moderated by Kristin Schuster, MDOT

Safe Routes to ...Success
Learn about a multi-layered, multi-year approach to implementing district-wide Safe Routes to Schools
programs in City of Detroit. Hear about best practices, ideas for collaboration, and strategies to pick low-hanging
fruit to create facilities for students to walk and bike to school safely.
Priscilla Morris & Regina Hardy, Detroit Public Schools Community District; Jenya Abromovich, SEMCOG; Christina Peltier, City of Detroit (invited); Moderated by Katie Alexander, M.U.P., Director of Safe Routes to School, Michigan Fitness Foundation

Option 1: Happy Trails . . . To You
Michigan has pinned its tourism hopes on an unprecedented expansion of shared use trails over the past decade. Hear
from communities that have invested in their trails about what it takes to create successful and multi-jurisdictional systems. Examples include the Washtenaw Border to Border Trail, Detroit’s urban trail system and Michigan’s Iron- Belle Trail.
Representative,Michigan Department of Natural Resources




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