Join us for a panel discussion on the Rules of the Road Traffic Safety Act. The panel will explore different perspectives on the challenges for transportation practitioners interpreting and navigating the Rules of the Road Traffic Safety Act within our responsibility as engineers. Further, we will explore potential changes that can be made within policy to overcome constraints to our duty within current legislation.
For those attending in person, lunch will be provided.
Title: Rules of the Road Panel
Date: November 3, 2023, 11:30am-1:30pm
Format: offering both online and in person.
Location: In person location at the Stantec office – 325 25 St SE #200, Calgary, AB T2A 7H8
Tony Churchill is the Senior Leader of Mobility Safety with the City of Calgary. He obtained a civil engineering technical diploma from SAIT Polytechnic prior to studying at the University of Calgary where he completed BSc. and MSc. degrees in civil engineering with a focus on road safety. While at the University of Calgary he resurrected the ITE Student Chapter and was President for two years. Following his studies, he worked for a year at the SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research in The Netherlands on a wide array of projects before returning to Canada to continue his mobility safety engineering work. Tony was the initiator of the Traffic Calming Curb concept which was awarded the Transportation Association of Canada Road Safety Engineering Award in 2019 and he actively participates in TAC and the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals and is a Fellow of ITE.
Marcia is a Senior Transportation Engineer and has over 23 years of diverse transportation planning and operations, urban design and construction, and project management experience. She has worked closely with clients in various municipalities throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Manitoba to ensure safe and comfortable mobility options for people of all ages and abilities. She has developed a unique perspective of balancing competing needs through all phases of a project and between different roadway users.
As a corporate practice advisor, John conducts reviews on APEGA permit holders to ensure safe and competent practice in Alberta. John has 30+ years of experience as a professional engineer working in the oil and gas industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Alberta, as a structural engineer, project engineer and manager, and quality manager. He is a certified ISO 9001:2015 internal auditor, completed the National Certified Investigator & Inspector Training basic and specialized programs, and presents APEGA’s Permit to Practice seminar. He has been with APEGA since December of 2019.