This year’s Fall CUTA Conference is being held in Vancouver BC and will focus on the big changes coming to public transportation and urban mobility: changing technology, changing climate demographics, changing customer expectations and much more. Join transit industry colleagues for an opportunity hear expert speakers on various topics relating to “Inspiring Sustainable Change”.
Morrison Hershfield will have two representatives present in this years program. We will also be participating in the Transit Tradeshow on Tuesday November 8th. Please take note of the sessions Morrison Hershfield will be leading, and visit us at booth #903 to speak with our transit specialists.
Monday, November 7th (9:30 – 10:45 am) – Mackenzie II Room
Session 2: Rail Impact on Community Building
Integrating Rail Rapid Transit in Urban Communities – Paul Croft, Morrison Hershfield
An overview of challenges and opportunities involved in integrating rail rapid transit projects into urban communities. This presentation will outline three key elements important to integrating rail transit projects into our urban communities: Mobility, Design, and Placemaking
Tuesday, November 8th (11:00 am) – Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building
Railconnect Pavilion Presentations
Freight to LRT – Serge Lavigne, Morrison Hershfield
Addresses the opportunities present in existing but underused or abandoned rail infrastructures that can be converted to LRT type of service. This allows Cities or private investors to quickly and at relatively modest costs to start a pilot project and grow the system over time.
Transit Show – Tuesday, November 8th (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) – Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building – Booth #903
Morrsion Hershfield is excited to be participating in this year’s Transit Show, the largest transit and bus exhibition in Canada. We will have many representatives at our booth to answer your questions. The colleagues available at the exhibit booth will be:
Paul Croft, Transit Planning Practice Lead
Serge Lavigne, Project Manager
Duncan Pringle, Director of Transit Business Development
Bruce Beames, Senior Transportation Engineer
Jim Warren, Vice President, Sales, Project Delivery
Cindy Esliger, Project Manager
Ryan Gidluck, Vice President, Infrastructure
Jim Teeple, Transit Operations and Maintenance Practice Lead
Keri-Ann Hobson, Marketing Coordinator
For more information please contact Keri-Ann Hobson, via email:firstname.lastname@example.org