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2015 ITE QUAD Conference

Save the date! The conference will be held on May 1 and 2 in Vancouver at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Visit the QUAD 2015 website for more details.

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03.24.2015 :: GVITE Lunch Meeting - Wednesday April 8, 2015
Presentation: BikeMaps.org Project
Presenter: Dr. Trisalyn Nelson, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Victoria
Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Registration & Lunch)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Presentation)
Location: Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre
711 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Room: Cypress

Early Bird Cost (before April 1st): $40 (Members), $45 (Non-Members), $25 (Students)

Cost (on or after April 1st): $50 (Members), $55 (Non-Members), $35 (Students)

To confirm attendance, please register online at:http://www.citevancouver.org/registration/

BikeMaps.org is a web-map that was launched in October 2014 to capture cycling crashes, near misses, hazards and thefts. With only 30% of cycling crashes captured through traditional means (ICBC or police reports), the goal of BikeMaps.org is to capture a larger share of cycling incidents through volunteer mapping on the website. Dr. Nelson will discuss efforts to promote the project and where the mapping is occurring. She will also present preliminary results from the data collected to date. Technology developments currently underway or planned for the near future will also be shared.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Trisalyn Nelson is an associate professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Victoria, where she also holds a Lansdowne Chair in Spatial Sciences. She is the founder of the SPAR (Spatial Pattern Analysis and Research) Lab whose research has included a wide variety of topics from grizzly bear habitat to urban crime patterns. A keen cyclist, Dr. Nelson embarked upon the BikeMaps.org project upon learning that there were large data gaps in cycling safety research that could be filled with volunteered geographic data.

02.25.2015 :: Quad Conference - Registration
Registration for the QUAD Conference is open!  Featuring 1.5 days of presentations and technical sessions, registration also includes a dinner cruise on Friday evening, taking us around the scenic Stanley Park and Burrard Inlet.  In addition to the core conference activities happening on May 1st and 2nd, a number of tours, courses and workshops are available on Thursday, April 30th.

Visit http://www.citevancouver.org/quad2015/program/ for more details on the conference schedule.
  • ITE Member: $250
  • Non-ITE Member: $300
  • Young Professional (35 and under): $200
  • Student: $90

01.19.2015 :: QUAD Conference - Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

Sponsorship and vendor packages are still available for the QUAD Conference!  This annual conference attracts over 200 transportation professionals from British Columbia, Alberta, Washington and Oregon, and presents an excellent opportunity to market your company and showcase your products and services.

For more details on the packages available, please visit: 



11.18.2014 :: GVITE 2014 Section Awards
Congratulations to the following recipients for this year's GVITE Section Awards:

Bill Curtis Award: 
 • BC Parkway Improvements – TransLink/Urban Systems

Mavis Johnson Award:
 • Malahat Highway 1 Safety Improvement Study and Detailed Design – MOTI/Binnie 

Outstanding Professional Award: 
 • Chris Hoff – Transport Canada
Lifetime Achievement Award:
 • Paul Lee – City of Surrey and; 
 • Ken Zondervan – Stantec 

Young Professional Award:
 • Kati Tamashiro – Bunt & Associates

11.12.2014 :: QUAD 2015 Update - Investing in our Transportation Evolution
The QUAD Conference is an annual transportation conference held in the Pacific Northwest that provides a forum for transportation professionals to network, exchange ideas, discuss best practices, share research and showcase recent projects. The general focus is on land-based transportation, such as walking, cycling, transit, goods movement and vehicles. A wide variety of topics are covered, including planning, analysis, design, construction, maintenance, operations, safety, technology and financing, among others.

The theme for the 2015 QUAD Conference is "Investing in our Transportation Evolution". Many trends are reshaping the transportation industry‘s landscape, such as social media, autonomous vehicles, and the shift towards active transportation. Discover the innovative ways that transportation professionals are leading this evolution, and how the public and private sectors are investing in this change. 

This year, the QUAD Conference is pleased to welcome Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place as our partners. The Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place Conference will be held in Vancouver in 2016 with the theme of “Better Health through Active Transportation.” To provide a hint of what is to come in 2016, a few sessions, tours and workshops will be added to the QUAD Conference to highlight the link between transportation and health.

Visit the QUAD2015 website link below for more information:

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2015 ITE QUAD Conference
The conference will be held on May 1 and 2 in Vancouver at the Pan Pacific Hotel.
Visit the QUAD 2015 website for more details.

GVITE Lunch Meeting - Wednesday April 8, 2015

Visit the registration page for more details!

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