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December 10, 2015 (Thursday)

Come join us for the December Breakfast Training Meeting!

WHEN: December 10, 8:30 - 12:00PM
WHERE: Beach Park Event Center Auditorium (22030 Cliff Avenue South, Des Moines, WA 98198)
COST: $40 for ITE members, $50 for non-ITE members, $15 for Students
MENU: A catered breakfast of egg soufflé, sausage, bacon, French toast, bread, pastries, croissants, and coffee

8:30-8:45 AM Check in and networking
8:45-9:00 AM Welcome by Paul Cho, ITE WA President
9:00-9:20 AM Secretary Peterson from Washington State Department of Transportation will discuss the transportation budget for 2015-2017, the latest policies, upcoming legislation and policies, and the expected impacts on safety.
9:20-9:45 AM Darrin Grondel and Staci Hoff from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission will discuss Target Zero, Washington State’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan from the perspective of the Washington State Traffic Commission.
9:45-9:50 AM Break
9:50-10:15 AM Matthew Enders from Washington State Department of Transportation’s Local Programs Division will provide a summary of the latest statewide traffic safety data and trends.
10:15-10:45 AM Ida van Schalkwyk from Washington State Department of Transportation’s Traffic Operations Division will summarize the latest Highway Safety Manual updates.
10:45-10:50 AM Break
10:50-11:50 AM Peter Lagerwey from Toole Design Group will discuss the latest design practices for pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Separated Bicycle Lane Planning and Design Guide.
11:50 AM - noon Announcements, wrap-up, and networking.

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October Message
"As we head into the fall months, we can see changes all around us. We’re finally getting some rain and the morning temperature is feeling a bit crisp. The kids are back to school (or so that’s what the news tells me) and university students should start adding to the commute mix again. This is about the time we start fielding additional complaints about how commute times have doubled or tripled. And the signal stayed red for 13 minutes; maybe 15. I have to remind them what a small change..."