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Session No. 4C

Session Title: Improving Transportation – Vehicles Optional!

Moderator: Joe Rusiewicz, P.E., TranSystems

  • Planning for Better Access along Allegheny County Roads, Ann Ogoreuc, AICP, Manager, Transportation Initiatives, Allegheny County Economic Development
  • Planning for Better Access along Allegheny County Roads, Brian Krul, P.E., PTOE, Senior Associate, Vice President, TranSystems
  • Traffic Calming/Complete Streets Projects — A Year in Review, Amanda Purcell, P.E., Municipal Traffic Engineer, City of Pittsburgh                                

Speaker Bios

Ann M. Ogoreuc, A.I.CP. is the Assistant Director of Mobility and Transportation Initiatives at Allegheny County Economic Development (ACED). At ACED, Ogoreuc provides planning and technical support to municipalities, community groups and others for transportation projects and provides transportation planning support for County projects. She works closely with the local metropolitan planning organization and PennDOT on the planning and programming of state and federally funded transportation projects. In addition, she maintains, updates, and oversees implementation of the transportation element of Allegheny Places, the County’s comprehensive plan and Active Allegheny, the County’s active transportation plan. She currently manages the Active Allegheny Grant program which provides assistance to municipalities for bicycle and pedestrian planning and design efforts.  She is also a board member of the Port Authority of Allegheny County public transit system. Ogoreuc has a bachelor's degree in Public Administration from the University of Northern Iowa and a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the Ohio State University.

Amanda Purcell is the Municipal Traffic Engineer for the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Mobility and Infrastructure. She has been with the city for the last 12 years working through many challenges in transportation engineering at the City. She is primarily responsible for traffic operations in the city including pavement markings, signage, MPT, and signals. She has been working to improve multi-modal transportation options and advance technology in the City's transportation program.


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Thursday, December 12, 2019

10:30 to Noon

Room 105

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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

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891