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Friday, September 10, 2010
September Monthly Luncheon - Agenda/Meeting Minutes
·KIN Group looking to find out what other industries are doing.
·Women in Transportation (WTS) made an announcement about their society and looking for members.
·Young Engineers Roundtable Forum
·Western District Annual Meeting (Anne Brooks), Call for Abstracts.
·RSVP reminder and continue to using the food server.
·New committees and volunteers were asked from the membership: Committees include Legislative, Continuing Education, and E-week/Engineer of the year.
·Companies can now sponsor students for free lunch at ITE Luncheons.
·Membership dues, meeting costs, by-laws, and change in year of when the chapter starts a new year for membership.
Presentation Title: Traffic Congestion Relief
Presented By: Zaki Mustafa, PE, Chief of Field Operations for the Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Zaki presented on the largeness of the City of Los Angeles and what DOT is doing to relieve traffic congestion within its streets.Some of these measures include, left turn striping, dual left turn lanes, no left turning signing, peak period lanes, one-way streets, anti-gridlock zone, reversible lanes, off-center striping, traffic officer assistance, ATSAC, and online traffic information.Each of the improvement measures were discussed and how it affected the traffic and functionality of movement.