Let’s slow things down: An update on speed management guidance and applications results

About the Workshop

Brian Ray, from Kittelson, will provide an overview of national guidance for speed reduction treatments at high speed intersections and present examples of projects on city and state roadway facilities in Bend, Terrebonne, Tumalo, and La Pine. He will also give an overview of NCHRP Report 613 Guidelines for Selection of Speed Reduction Treatments at High Speed Intersections and applications used by the City of Bend. He will also share results from before and after studies of speed management treatments on US 97 in Terrebonne along with applications under consideration in La Pine, Tumalo, and the Bend Parkway. The presentation should be helpful for anyone who is engaged with considering speed management at intersections and other roadway locations.

The TES workshop will start promptly at 8:00 am and run to 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 11th. The workshop will be held at the 1400 SW Walnut Street Washington County office in Hillsboro. Check in at first floor receptionist. The session will be on second floor Room 220 - TOC. Brian promised to bring donuts!

There is no cost to attend this session and the workshop is equal to 2.0 professional development hours (PDH).

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Dave Mills, the Portland Office Manager, at (503) 535-7482. We hope you can join us for this informative workshop on this fun and engaging topic.

About the Presenter

Brian Ray, PE
Principal Engineer, Kittelson & Associates, Portland, OR

Brian encompasses more than 25 years’ experience in multi-modal transportation planning, traffic engineering, and contextual roadway design. He has performed location design and engineering evaluations for a variety of corridor studies and environmental impact review documents across the United States. He has completed a variety of planning projects for rural and urban roadways that have included location studies and long-range transportation system plans. He specializes in applying a systems approach in developing multimodal solutions for a given project context. Brian chairs the Transportation Research Board’s Geometric Design Committee and is actively engaged in national operations, design, and safety research.