Road Safety Network Screening: Lessons Learned + CARSP Annual General Meeting

CARSP Webinar Series

Date/Time
Date(s) - May 25, 2022
12:00 pm EDT - 1:30 pm EDT

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  • CARSP will now be offering, for its members, a series of free monthly webinars on a variety of topics focused on safety in transportation. This is part of CARSP’s Knowledge Exchange and Sharing Hub Initiative. If you miss a webinar, no problem, recordings will be posted here as well. Keep checking back for more webinars on other important road safety topic.
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The presentation will include the purpose of road safety network screening and why it is important to the follow-up city-wide in-service safety review study. Based on various completed studies and research materials, the different ways to complete the network screening study (development of decision tree, identification of selection criteria, and presentation of the study outcomes) will also be discussed.

New! The first portion of this webinar will be the CARSP AGM.  Learn about CARSP’s committees, including the Young Professionals’ Committee, and how you can get involved. We will also share some exciting new things planned for CARSP in the near future. Lastly, we will give an update on CARSP’s finances. Please bring your questions and suggestions regarding CARSP’s services. All are welcome.  Important documents available for viewing prior to the AGM are here:  2022 Budget2021 Financial Statements.  For questions about the AGM, including these documents, email info@carsp.ca


Speakers

Borg Chan

Borg Chan, M.Sc., P.Eng., PTOE, RSP, FITE

As Manager of Traffic Engineering and Road Safety, Borg is responsible for traffic engineering and road safety assignments throughout BC including traffic engineering services, road safety audits and reviews, traffic impact assessments and development applications, parking review and management, area and corridor traffic operations, bicycle/pedestrian/transit studies, micro-simulation studies, and traffic signal optimization, coordination and design.

Borg is a road safety specialist with experience spanning over 25 years, including network screening, traffic conflict survey, road safety audit, and human fact assessment. He has been managing ISL’s road safety review projects for Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC)’s Road Improvement Program, including many in-service traffic operations and safety reviews, since 2011. Borg is a certified Professional Traffic Operations Engineer and Road Safety Professional. He also managed the Richmond Intersection Safety Study, awarded the 2020 Mavis Johnson Award (Road Safety Project of the Year) by ITE Greater Vancouver.


Omid Ebadi

Omid Ebadi, M.Sc., E.I.T.

Since 2018, as a Transportation Engineer at ISL Engineering and Land Services, Omid has been involved in several road safety review studies for municipalities across British Columbia, such as North Vancouver, New Westminster, Richmond, and Coquitlam. Through a systematic approach (Network Screening), Omid has reviewed the historical insurance claims to determine top collision-prone locations, identify potential safety issues, and develop short/long-term mitigating measures to reduce the number of casualty collisions.

Omid completed his Master of Science in Transportation Engineering from the University of Calgary and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Sharif University of Technology (Iran). As one of the executives in CARSP Young Professionals’ Committee (YPC), he serves as the Treasurer.


Geoffrey Ho

Geoffrey Ho, M.Eng., P.Eng., FITE

Geoff has over 30 years of experience in the practice of road safety engineering, and traffic engineering and management. He has conducted numerous network screening studies, in-service road safety reviews, and road safety audits in Canada and internationally. Geoff was a key member of the technical steering committee for TAC Canadian Guide to In-service Road Safety Reviews (2004). He is one of the principal authors of the TAC Canadian Road Safety Audit Guide (2001). Geoff received multiple awards from ITE Vancouver Section, the Province of British Columbia, and the Transportation Association of Canada for his contribution in road safety engineering.

Geoff is a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and is a registered Professional Engineer in the Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers. Geoff received his Bachelor and Master of Engineering in civil engineering from McGill University.


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