When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 (5:30 – 7:30 p.m.)
Where: Offices of Fehr & Peers (1001 K Street, 3rd Floor)
For our first event of 2017, Sacramento Young Professionals in Transportation will be getting an inside look at all things transportation-related at the Golden 1 Center.
Join us for a panel presentation followed by a walking tour of the actual traffic controls hosted by special guests from the City of Sacramento, Sacramento Police Department, Regional Transit, and Fehr & Peers.
Following the presentations, we will walk from the Fehr & Peers office, down K Street Mall, to the Golden 1 Center to see special traffic controls in use for an actual Kings game.
Following the walking tour, we will adjourn to Ruhstaller Brewery and Taproom at 630 K Street.
5:30 pm Doors open (1001 K Street, 3rd Floor)
6:00 pm Opening remarks
6:10 pm Greg Behrens – G1 Center TMP
6:30 pm James Drake – Transit to the G1 Center
6:50 pm Introduction of special guests
7:00 pm Walking tour with Matt Eierman and Justin Eklund
7:30 pm Adjourn to Ruhstaller
Because this will be an actual event day, parking and traffic may be more difficult, so plan ahead or take light rail to the event.
YPT Sacramento was incorporated in 2014 as a 501(c)(6) non-profit and became an official chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation on November 5, 2014. Our first event was in February 2015.
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Our board and membership is comprised of people from the public and private sectors with focuses in engineering, planning, and policy making. Our events are usually once a month, typically evenings, with a mix of presentations, social gatherings, and technical tours. Our Board meets monthly, typically at noon, and is open to guests by arrangement.
The members of the Board of Directors for 2017 began their terms on November 1st:
Todd Tregenza, TJKM – Chapter Chair
Shannon Roberts, Caltrans – Deputy Chair
Director of Administration – (Vacant)
Andrew Mitchell, CH2M – Director of Finance
James Drake, Sacramento Regional Transit District – Director of Programs
Rosanna Southern, Omni-Means – Director of Membership
Gabriel Catapang, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff – Director of Sponsorship
Brenda Perez, Geocon Consultants, Inc. – Director of Communication
Melanie Perron, Caltrans – Director At-Large
Michael Pimentel, Shaw/Yoder/Antwih, Inc. – Director At-Large
The board has the authority to fill empty seats at any time, so any members interested in serving are encouraged to email firstname.lastname@example.org. Duties include: