Improving and expanding Idaho’s transportation system to meet the demands of rapid growth and a desire to retain Idaho’s best qualities will be a central theme of a two-day conference in Boise, Wednesday and Thursday (April 6, 7).
The 2005 Project Development Conference will focus on “Implementing Context Sensitive Solutions in Idaho.” It will include presentations by nationally known speakers, more than 20 breakout sessions, exhibits, sponsors and an awards banquet. The event will be at the Boise Centre on the Grove in downtown Boise.
A pre-conference ITS (Intelligent Transportation System) workshop is scheduled to begin Tuesday (April 5).
The context sensitive design conference will include presentations by a number of design experts. Among them are:
Sessions begin with a welcome from Idaho Transportation Board chair Chuck Winder at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Sessions will continue non-stop through the day, concluding with a banquet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The second day features a menu of four breakout sessions for planning, environmental, design and materials, and a concluding general session presented by Joe Haynes, administrator of Idaho’s Local Highway Technical Assistance Council (LHTAC).
The conference is supported by 42 local and national sponsors and will feature exhibits by nearly 20 vendors. For more information visit the conference Web site: itd.idaho.gov/design/cau/cau.htm