June 22, 2015 12:00PM (ET)

What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 2)

The solution to transportation mobility needs on Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) roadways in small- and medium-sized communities is increasingly a bypass. A bypass may impact land use and traffic circulation both directly and indirectly. Those impacts should be thoroughly analyzed and understood by the community, stakeholders, and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). This webinar will present the potential impacts of a bypass and offer practical enhancements to policy and practice. Enhancements address aspects such as land use, network connectivity, and livability resulting in a multidimensional approach to bypass planning and impact mitigation. Part 1 of this 2-part series equipped planners, decision-makers, concerned citizens, and others with basic knowledge regarding the impacts of proposed bypasses. In Part 2, FDOT staff, and consultants, local governments, and planning practitioners are provided with methods for assessing potential indirect land use impacts and recommendations for mitigating adverse impacts and enhancing positive impacts. View Part 1

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Presenter: Karen E. Seggerman, AICP, CNU-A, Senior Research Associate at USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research

Karen E. Seggerman, AICP, CNU-A, is a Senior Research Associate with the Planning and Corridor Management Program at USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research. Ms. Seggerman has 30 years of experience in urban and regional planning with expertise in transportation/mobility planning, growth management, access management, corridor preservation, and public involvement. Ms. Seggerman holds a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the American Planning Association, and the Congress for New Urbanism. Ms. Seggerman is a recipient of the FSITE 2009 Transportation Professional of the Year Award as well as the 2004 FAPA Award of Excellence for her work in multimodal transportation policy.



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