VDOT Coordinating Transportation & Land Use Planning Forum

APA Virginia Chapter


Thursday, May 10, 2018
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

Midlothian, VA, United States

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On Thursday, May 10th, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold its third statewide Forum on coordinating transportation and land use.  The Forum will take place at Four Points by Sheraton, which is located at 9901 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, Virginia.  This event will begin at 9:00 A.M and end at 4:00 P.M.  Lunch will be provided.


This is a free event sponsored by VDOT and its purpose is to increase the coordination of transportation planning and land use planning.  The Forum’s agenda with additional details will be provided at the VDOT site below.  The primary audience for the Forum includes localities, Planning Districts, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and the development community. 

The Forum will include such topics as:

Access Management, accommodating bike/pedestrian travel, developer’s perspective on land use, multi-modal design, transportation demand management, innovative intersections, consistency between local comprehensive planning and transportation infrastructure investments, and arterial management planning

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Chad Tucker

Confirmed Speaker

Smart Scale Program Manager, Virginia Office of Intermodal Planning & Investment Read More

Thomas Burke, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Tom Burke, a Senior Transportation Planner with Fairfax County, Virginia, has nearly 20 years of experience reviewing and assessing land use, network and policy changes from the transportation perspective, developing multimodal, context-sensitive solutions for an array of area types, from rural to rapidly urbanizing. Prior to joining Fairfax County, Tom ... Read More

James May, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

James has spent his career in the public and non-profit sector, focusing on Fair Housing advocacy and land use regulation. James has completed a comprehensive rewrite of the Rockingham County Zoning Ordinance and has managed the Capital Improvement Program for Rockingham County, along with several other research projects. Read More

Kevin McDermott

Confirmed Speaker

Kevin McDermott has been the Principle Transportation Planner for Albemarle County since 2016 where he oversees all aspects of transportation planning for the County including for roadways, public transit, and bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. Prior to that he held the position of Transportation Program Manager at the Central Shenandoah Planning ... Read More

John Bolecek, AICP

Confirmed Speaker


Amanda Glover

Confirmed Speaker

Director of Economic Development & Tourism, Augusta County Read More

Megan Cronise, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Megan Cronise graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in Urban Affairs and Planning. After graduation, Megan worked as a planner for the City of Hagerstown, Maryland, the Town of Leesburg, Virginia, and the City of Fairfax, Virginia. She has worked for Roanoke County for twelve years and is ... Read More

Bradley Reed, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

As the Assistant District Planner for the Staunton District of VDOT, Brad spends his time assisting local and regional partners with the identification of potential transportation solutions, transportation modeling, and long-range planning. He holds an MS in Sustainable Transportation from the University of Washington and a BS in Integrated Science ... Read More

Robert Williams

Confirmed Speaker

Robert is a Transportation Planner at the Virginia Department of Transportation, a role he has been in for eight years. His position is housed in the Multimodal Programs Section of the Transportation Mobility Planning division, where he serves as the Statewide Safe Routes to School Program Manager, but he is ... Read More

Ronique Day

Confirmed Speaker

Deputy Director, Virginia Office of Intermodal Planning & Investment Read More

Michael Doczi

Confirmed Speaker

Assistant Resident Engineer, Fredericksburg District Read More

Harley Joseph

Confirmed Speaker

Transportation & Land Use Director, Lynchburg District, VDOT Read More

Joseph Jagdmann

Confirmed Speaker

Senior Assistant County Attorney, Office of the Attorney General Read More

Keith Goodrich

Confirmed Speaker

Land Development Program Specialist, VDOT Office of Land Use Read More

Jonathan Howard

Confirmed Speaker

Transportation Planner, Central Shenandoah PDC & Harrisonburg-Rockingham MPO Read More

Terrell Hughes

Confirmed Speaker

Conceptual Planning Manager, VDOT Transportation & Mobility Planning Read More

Timothy Canan, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Timothy Canan, AICP, is the Planning Data and Research Program Director for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Department of Transportation Planning. He has 30 years of experience in land use, transportation, and environmental planning, public engagement, research, and policy analysis. Tim held prior posts in the private sector as ... Read More

Robert Hofrichter

Confirmed Speaker

Director, VDOT Office of Land Use

Joanne Fiebe

Confirmed Speaker

For the past fourteen years, JoAnne Fiebe has led high-profile planning studies, facilitated public-private partnerships, and managed the development of mixed-use projects. JoAnne is a Program Manager at the Fairfax Office of Community Revitalization and lead for the Richmond Highway corridor, a major revitalization district where she is working on ... Read More

Terry Short, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Mr. Short is the District Planning Manager for the Virginia Department of Transportation in the Staunton District, located in the Shenandoah Valley. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Northeastern Illinois University, and a Master’s degree in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois ... Read More

Peter Ohlms, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

​Peter Ohlms researches bicycle, pedestrian, transit, and planning topics for the Virginia DOT’s research division, the Virginia Transportation Research Council. He holds a Master of Regional Planning degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as a civil engineering degree from the University of Virginia. Read More

Contact Info

Lynne Wasz, lynne.wasz@vdot.virginia.gov