Recap – ITE’s 12th General Meeting

On Thursday, May 2nd 2013, ITECPP held the 12th General Meeting of the year. The guest speaker was John Chun, P.E., Deputy Chief Harbor Engineer, Port of Long Beach. You can find his full bio here.

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ITE’s 10th Meeting w/ Guest Speaker Gheorghe Rosca

Rosca_GheorghePlease join us for our first General Meeting of the spring quarter this Thursday, April 4 during U-hour 12-1 PM, in the Transportation Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Gheorghe Rosca Jr., P.E., MBA as our guest speaker who will be talking about projects, Rail in Southern California, and Opportunities in the Industry. Free lunch as always will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. We look forward to seeing you there! Continue reading

Are Complete Streets Incomplete? (via Placemaking)

“The desire to go ‘through’ a place must be balanced with the desire to go ‘to’ a place.” — Pennsylvania and New Jersey DOTs’ 2007 “Smart Transportation Guide.”

The “complete streets” movement has taken the United States by storm, and has even taken root in countries such as Canada and Australia. Few movements have done so much to influence needed policy change in the transportation world. As of today, almost 300 jurisdictions around the U.S. have adopted complete streets policies or have committed to do so. This is an amazing accomplishment that sets the stage for communities to reframe their future around people instead of cars. Continue reading