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09.18.2018 :: GVITE Lunch Meeting - Thursday, October 4, 2018

Presentation: Roundabouts: Design Principles and Non-Standard Applications

Presenter: Stephen Sargeant, M.Eng., P.Eng., PTOE 

Location: Holiday Inn Express Metrotown

4405 Central Blvd, Burnaby, BC V5H 4M3

Room: Fraser South

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 am (Registration & Lunch) 

The use of roundabouts in North America has progressed significantly over the past 25 years. Most jurisdictions have guidelines from which they can plan and design standard applications. However, most locations have at least one constraint that will influence the design and require engineering judgement as to how best to deal with it. In many locations there are conflicting constraints which must be weighed against each other. Specific examples with photos from BC and around the world. This presentation and discussion will look at how “non-standard” roundabout designs are being implemented with varying degrees of success. Accommodating cycle tracks, pedestrian facilities, utility constraints and design vehicles will be shown and discussed. 

About the Presenter:

Stephen Sargeant, M.Eng., P.Eng, PTOE is a Senior Transportation Engineer in the Okanagan office of Watt Consulting Group. Steve has been planning and designing roundabouts for twenty years in jurisdictions across North America. He has been involved with ITE, TRB and TAC roundabout committees and works with clients to develop policies that support roundabout planning. Watt Consulting Group was involved in the writing of The Canadian Roundabout Design Guide (2017).

08.09.2018 :: 2018 GVITE Awards - Call for Nominations

The Greater Vancouver ITE Section will present five annual awards during its upcoming 2018 Annual General Meeting and awards ceremony: 

  • Mavis Johnson Award (Road Safety Project of the Year);
  • Bill Curtis Award (Project of the Year);
  • Outstanding Professional;
  • Young Professional; and,
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

For information of all award selection criteria and download the nomination form, please see the Awards Nomination page at: http://www.citevancouver.org/awards/nomination_forms.aspx

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