March 17, 2016 FCC-OSPE Luncheon

 Date: Thursday March 17, 2016

Place: La Scala Restaurant, 4199 W. Dublin Granville Rd., Dublin, OH

Time: Registration: 11:30 am, Lunch: 11:50 am

Speaker: 12:00 pm, Closing Remarks: 1:00 pm

Cost: Members: $20.00 & Non-Members: $30.00.

Registration: CLICK HERE

TOPIC: Roundabouts: Be Brave and Be Careful!

 This presentation is an introduction to roundabouts and a summary of current roundabout planning and design best practices. Topics to be covered are:

  • What is and what is not a roundabout
  • Benefits of roundabouts
  • Potential challenges with roundabouts
  • Key design parameters and criteria
  • How to decide between a roundabout and other types of intersection traffic control

PRESENTER: Steve Thieken, PE, PTOE, AICP is a transportation engineer and planner that has been involved as the lead investigator or quality control on the detailed study, design, or peer review of over 100 modern roundabouts in six states. Steve’s experience includes roundabout operational analysis, geometric design, maintenance of traffic, signing/striping, and lighting. He was an original member of the ITE Roundabout Taskforce.

As Always, a certificate for 1 hour of Professional Development for attending the program will be presented at the luncheon.