Road Diets & Street Repurposing

Join Stephanie Serpico and Marc Butorac as they discuss their experiences with the Ashland road diet and the on-going Galveston Corridor project here in Bend. Marc will present a case study of the Ashland road diet project, and Stephanie will provide an overview and update on the Galveston Corridor project here in Bend.

Sign-in & networking begins at 11:45 am, and the presentation will start at noon. Drinks and cookies will be provided. Please bring your own bag lunch.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Ashleigh Griffin at (541) 312-8300. We hope you can join us!

About the Speakers:

Stephanie Serpico, P.E.

Stephanie Serpico, P.E. has two decades of experience in transportation engineering and construction. She has worked with HDR for three years, managing high-profile projects such as the concept plan for the Galveston Corridor and the General Obligation Bond Program with the City of Bend. Prior to working for HDR, she spent 14 years working for ODOT in Region 4. She held numerous positions starting as a project coordinator in construction to interim Area Manager for Central Oregon. As a Project Leader and Consultant Project Manager with ODOT, she was responsible for the delivery of numerous high profile, multi-discipline transportation improvements with complex environmental, right of way acquisitions and controversial public issues. She has experience delivering projects for Oregon's local agencies; as the ODOT Region 4 Local Program Manager, she successfully delivered the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 for all of the cities and counties in Region 4. As Interim Area Manager, she led community development and transportation initiatives with statewide impact (i.e., Economic Revitalization Teams) promoting interagency cooperation, and represented ODOT on the Central Oregon Area Commission on Transportation. She served as a key external contact for ODOT, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with local governments, including legislators, county commissioners, mayors and other officials, to develop plans and projects to maximize transportation funds.

Marc Butorac, P.E., P.T.O.E.

Marc Butorac is a Senior Principal Engineer with Kittelson & Associates with over twenty years of experience in transportation engineering and planning. Marc has provided project oversight and management on transportation engineering and planning projects across the US, ranging from highway corridor plans, traffic signal designs, campus master plans, research projects, rail crossing studies, and traffic calming plans. He was involved in developing road diets in Ashland and Eugene, which focused on improving traffic flow, reducing vehicle speeds, reducing conflicts, and creating a more attractive environment for pedestrians and bicyclists. Additionally, Marc is well-regarded for his abilities to communicate effectively through design charettes, public meetings, one-on-one stakeholder meetings, court cases, and public hearings. Marc currently serves as the Chairman of the Transportation Research Board’s Access Management Committee (ADA70) and President-Elect of the Oregon American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).