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COMPASS hosts two transportation technology presentations

The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) hosts two transportation technology presentations next week. One presentation is for the general public, the other is intended for planners, transportation professionals, emergency management personnel, project development specialists and others working in related fields.

On Thursday, May 8, Randy Knapick will present “Traveling Smarter: The Future of Transportation Technology in the Treasure Valley.” This presentation, geared toward the general public, will discuss specific opportunities to build a safer, smarter and more reliable transportation network in the Treasure Valley, drawing upon emerging technology trends and recent regional planning efforts.

The free event begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by the presentation from 6 to 8 p.m. at COMPASS, 700 NE 2nd St. in Meridian.

On Friday, May 9, Knapick will present “Transportation System Management and Operations: Achieving the Vision in the Treasure Valley.” In this workshop, geared toward industry professionals, Knapick will discuss will discuss how professionals involved in the planning, funding, design, operations, and maintenance of the Treasure Valley’s transportation infrastructure can leverage operational strategies to address the region’s transportation needs and policy objectives.

The free event takes place from 9 to 11 a.m. at COMPASS, 700 NE 2nd St. in Meridian.

To RSVP for either event, contact Jessica Wilson at jwilson@compassidaho.org or 475-2230.

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