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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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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: 



01.19.2015 :: QUAD Conference - Registration is now open!

Registration for the QUAD Conference is now 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/TechnicalTours/ for more details on the conference schedule.

Early bird registration rates are in effect until February 28th, so be sure to register early!

  • ITE Member: $225
  • Non-ITE Member: $270
  • Young Professional (35 and under): $200
  • Student: $90
Visit http://www.citevancouver.org/quad2015/registration/ and register today!

01.08.2015 :: GVITE Breakfast Meeting - Thursday January 22 2015
Presentation:  Carvolth Park and Ride and Highway 1 RapidBus
Presenter:  Simon Li, P.Eng. PTOE, Coast Mountain Bus Company
Date:              Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: 07:30 AM - 08:00 AM (Registration & Lunch)
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM (Presentation)
Location: Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre Coquitlam
405 North Road, Coquitlam, BC
Room: Aspen Room

Cost: $45 (Members), $50 (Non-Members), $30 (Students) 

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

Carvolth Park & Ride and Transit Exchange is a new, convenient public transit hub in Langley. This transit improvement project was funded under a partnership between the Province of British Columbia, the Government of Canada, and TransLink. As the eastern hub of the new Highway 1 RapidBus service, the expanded park & ride facility features an expanded park & ride lot with 670 stalls, a state-of-practice bus exchange, and fast and direct connections to Highway 1 HOV lanes. Commissioned in December 2012,  the RapidBus became the first reliable transit service over Port Mann Bridge in 20 years with less than 25 minutes bus travel time from Langley to Lougheed Station. In addition, the RapidBus and the park & ride will also help to significantly reduce greenhouse gases to achieve environmental benefits. This presentation will discuss the over planning, design, and implementation process of this project.

Simon Li, P.Eng. PTOE, is a Senior Transportation Engineer with Coast Mountain Bus Company. He has over 25 years of experience in a wide range of transportation projects including road infrastructure planning, design, construction, and operations. Simon has been involved with the Port Mann Highway 1 RapidBus project since its inception in 2005. Since then, he has been heavily involved with the design, construction, commissioning, and post-implementation improvements. Simon will share the overall implementation process of this project.

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.

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