SCAG Toolbox Tuesdays: Roundabouts

Toolbox Tuesdays provides a range of practical skills and knowledge for local planners including training in the use of computer-based tools and education in practical approaches to timely planning issues. All classes are FREE for staff of SCAG-member local governments and other SCAG partners in Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties. Private sector planners, non-profit staff, academics and students are welcome to attend in Los Angeles, as long as space is available

Toolbox Tuesdays Winter 2012:

February 14 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)

Roundabouts – Planning and Engineering

Roundabouts are regular features of European roadway design, however they have often been seen as too disruptive for American cities, and especially so in the western states. However opinions are starting to change. There are numerous benefits to roundabouts including improved traffic flow, reduced collisions due to fewer conflict areas, and potentially lower maintenance costs. In addition roundabouts can improve bicycle mobility by reducing the need for a complete stop.

This Toolbox Tuesday will feature two well-known traffic engineers (including the current president of ITE, Rock Miller) as well as two public sector managers who have, or are currently guiding the adoption and implementation of modern roundabouts.

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All sessions are eligible for AICP Certification Maintenance credits.

Sessions will be held at SCAG’s offices in downtown Los Angeles and attendance is limited. Register early by contacting Marco Anderson at SCAG via email anderson@scag.ca.gov or phone (213) 236-1879.

All sessions at SCAG’s downtown LA office. Sessions will also be offered via live video-conference at the following SCAG regional offices:

Imperial County
1405 N. Imperial Avenue, Suite 101, El Centro, CA 92243 
Tomas Oliva, Regional Affairs Officer
(760) 353-7800 Direct or oliva@scag.ca.gov

San Bernardino County
1170 W. 3rd Street, Suite 140, San Bernardino, CA 92410
Arnold San Miguel, Regional Affairs Officer
(909) 806-3556 Direct or sanmigue@scag.ca.gov

Ventura County
950 County Square Drive, Suite 101,Ventura, CA 93003
John Procter, Regional Affairs Officer
(805) 642-2800 Direct or procter@scag.ca.gov

Riverside County (Western Riverside)
3403 10th Street, Suite 805, Riverside, CA 92501
Arnold San Miguel, Regional Affairs Officer
(909) 806-3556 Direct or sanmigue@scag.ca.gov

Coachella Valley (Minimum 5-Person Attendance Required)
73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite #200, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Tomas Oliva, Regional Affairs Officer
(760) 353-7800 Direct or oliva@scag.ca.gov

North Los Angeles County (Antelope Valley – Palmdale)
38300 Sierra Highway, Palmdale, CA 93550
Mike Behen, Senior Transportation & GIS Planner
(661) 267-5300 Direct or mbehen@cityofpalmdale.org

Orange County (Limited Space Available)
600 S. Main Street, Suite 912, Orange, CA 92863
Matthew Horton, Regional Affairs Officer
(213) 236-1980 Direct or horton@scag.ca.gov

You will receive an email with additional details after registering.

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