October, 2018 Luncheon
Speaker: Stacie Phillips, PE and Betty White, PE, with Kimley-Horn
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Topic: Transit Technologies in the Triangle
Summary: Wake, Orange, and Durham Counties have all passed sales tax referendums for transit improvements. These funds are now being put into action through the Durham-Orange Light Rail Project, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), and Transit Signal Priority (TSP) projects in Chapel Hill and Raleigh. Betty and Stacie will provide background information on these technologies and discuss details of current and upcoming projects in Chapel Hill and Raleigh.
Stacie Phillips, PE - Stacie is a Senior Project Manager at Kimley-Horn with 14 years of experience in transportation design, operations, and safety. She is the president of NCSITE and a member of the Transportation Research Board Signal Systems Committee and chairs the multimodal subcommittee.
Betty White, PE - Betty is a Transit Practice Builder at Kimley-Horn with 11 years of experience in light rail, streetcar, and BRT design throughout the United States. She is currently leading the Raleigh Downtown Transportation BRT Study and Kimley-Horn's efforts in the Chapel Hill BRT project.