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Session No. 3C

Session Title: Spin Cycle: Making Connections

Moderator:  Randy Waltermyer, AICP, Traffic Planning and Design, Inc.

Speaker Bios

Leonard Bonarek arrived at the planning practice from the nonconventional paths of the maritime industry and youth development nonprofits. He holds a master’s degree in Community & Regional Planning from Temple University, and was recently published in the Journal of the American Planning Association for his work on sustainable food systems. Since joining the Bicycle Coalition, Bonarek has led two sustainable transportation analysis projects: The Circuit Trails Community Impact Analysis, and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Community Connectivity Analysis.

Matthew Edmond, AICP, is the Section Chief of Transportation for the Montgomery County Planning Commission, where he has served since 2004. Frequently interacting with a wide range of planning partners, he is responsible for setting county transportation policy and analyzing technical issues. Edmond also oversees the planning, design, and construction for numerous county roadway transportation initiatives and is the Executive Director of the Montgomery County Transportation Authority (MCTA), which purchases right-of-way for County-owned roads, bridges, and trails. He holds a Master of City Planning (MCP) from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Wheaton College.

Corey Brown is a Senior Transportation Planner with the Delaware County Planning Department. He is responsible for working with a variety of planning partners to develop sound bike and pedestrian infrastructure in Delaware County and led the development of the county’s first Transportation Inventory to find and prioritize transportation investment. Brown received his Master of Science in City and Regional Planning from Temple University.



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Thursday, December 12, 2019

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Room 206

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The Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC) attracts professionals from throughout Pennsylvania, the mid-Atlantic region, and the country. It is an authoritative source of information on pressing issues from some of the foremost experts in transportation today.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

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The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891