May 2012 Posts

John Callow embraces new challenges in almost 50-year career

May 31, 2012

If you are looking at a large development in Loudoun County, Virginia, there is a good chance John Callow had a hand in it. John’s rich legacy of transportation planning and traffic engineering, which spans nearly five decades, includes an array of complex developments and mixed-use projects in Washington, DC’s Metro area and northern Virginia.

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WTS Portland recognizes Erin Ferguson with New Voice Award

May 15, 2012

Erin Ferguson’s commitment to making transportation safer for motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and mass transit users is one of several reasons the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Portland chapter is presenting her with its New Voice Award today.

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Oregon City’s Nancy Kraushaar honored by APWA for career rich in transportation achievements

May 03, 2012

Nancy Kraushaar, PE was recently honored by the American Public Works Association (APWA) as the recipient of the Professional Manager of the Year in Transportation award for her career achievements to date. Nancy currently serves as Oregon City's public works director and is actively involved in a number of innovative projects. She generously shared more about her background and her vision for future transportation projects in Oregon City, Oregon.

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Tips for Engineers and Planners for Managing Risk in a World of Tort Liability Claims

May 01, 2012

Attendees gathered at KAI’s Portland, Oregon offices on April 12, 2012 to hear Brelend Gowan, the retired Deputy Chief Counsel for the California Department of Transportation (DOT), present on how to manage risk for tort liability claims. Mr. Gowan began his presentation by providing a brief overview of tort liability risks. He proceeded to focus on practical steps the audience—comprised mostly of transportation engineers and planners—could take to manage legal risks during their day-to-day work and decision-making processes.

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