Session Title: The Covid Impact to Traffic in 2020
Organizer: Ryan Lowe
Moderator: Ryan Lowe
Topic A Title: INRIX measured impact
Speaker (s): Rick Schuman
Name, Company, Location: INRIX, 10210 NE Points Dr #400, Kirkland, WA 98033
Topic A Description: A discussion of travel pattern changes as it relates to vehicle miles traveled estimates, congestion relief, peak hour changes, and other updates as they relate to national trends on traffic.
Topic B Title: Turnpike & ODOT Observations
Speaker (s): Travis Bonnett and John MacAdam
Name, Company, Location: Travis - Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, 682 Prospect St. Berea, OH 44017; John – ODOT, 1980 W. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223
Topic B Description: Two state departments will discuss traffic impacts, revenue changes, service plaza impacts, work zone impacts, bottleneck changes, travel speeds/enforcement, fatal crash trends, and other transportation related impacts in Ohio.
Topic C Title: Observed Transit Impact
Speaker (s): Kim Sharp
Name, Company, Location: Central Ohio Transit Agency, 33 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Topic C Description: COTA will discuss how transit was uniquely affected by COVID. Kim will discuss the safety of riders, travel trends, fluctuations in ridership, and other impacts unique to transit.
Topic D Title: Panel Discussion Q & A
Speaker (s): Rick Schuman, Travis Bonnett, John Macadam, Kim Sharp, Ryan Lowe
Name, Company, Location: Ryan Lowe – City of Columbus, 111 N. Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215, All other speakers detailed above
Topic D Description: Panel discussion on as to how COVID has impacted traffic across a wide array of transportation agencies and modes of transportation modes.