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Session No. 7D

Traffic Calming: Publications and Practice

Moderator: Doug Tomlinson, Chief, Highway Safety and Traffic Operations, PennDOT

Speaker Bios

Doug Tomlinson began working for PennDOT in 1994 and his career has focused on various aspects of traffic engineering and traffic operations. He is a 2008 Graduate of the Operations Academy and was named ITS PA person of the year in 2013. He is currently the Chief of PennDOT’s Highway Safety and Traffic Operations Division. 

Alexandra Jahnle is a Senior Engineer at Kittelson & Associates, Inc. and has seven years of professional, national experience working on a variety of traffic engineering and transportation planning projects. Her technical experience incorporates elements of planning, analysis, safety, and engineering design. Jahnle has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Virginia and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in civil engineering from Villanova University.

Over his 21 years with DVRPC, Kevin Murphy has become a seasoned team leader on Road Safety Audits, corridor studies, pedestrian safety analyses, traffic calming projects, and DVRPC’s regional safety plan. He has comprehensive knowledge of transportation planning and safety planning principles, and is a thoughtful collaborator in diagnosing problems and developing improvement recommendations that make the transportation system safer for all users.

Eric Tabacek holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Penn State from 'a long time ago'. He retired from the Maryland State Highway Administration where he served as the Deputy Director of the Office of Traffic and Safety. His responsibilities included management of the planning and studies areas of traffic engineering as well as overseeing Maryland's Speed Camera Program. Tabacek is currently with the Anne Arundel County Traffic Engineering Division where he works with local communities on traffic safety issues.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

Room 108

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