Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force

9:30 am

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


Downtown Delivery Symposium II

9:00am-9:30am: Registration (coffee available)


9:30am-9:45am: Welcome

Barry Seymour, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Scott Babcock, Transportation Research Board

9:45am-10:30am: Session I- Urban Freight Transportation: Innovations and Best Practices (Part I)

Moderator: John Tompkins, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Joe Bryan, WSP I PB Freight and Logistics

  • Atlanta Regional Freight Plan

Hugo Yoshizaki, University of São Paulo

  • The Off Hours Deliveries Pilot Project in São Paulo: Lessons Learned

Paula Dowell, Cambridge Systematics

  • Local Intermodal Connecter, Global Impact: Making the Case for Funding

10:30am-11:00am: Session II- Urban Freight Transportation: Innovations and Best Practices (Part II)

Moderator: Fatemeh Ranaiefar, Fehr & Peers

Erica Wygonik, RSG

  • Including Truck Touring in Regional Models

Bill Eisele, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

  • Telling the Freight Mobility Story: National and Texas Experiences

11:00am-11:15am: Break


11:15am-11:45am: Session III- Philadelphia Delivery Handbook

Moderator: Michael Carroll, Philadelphia Streets Department

Ted Dahlburg, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

  • Project Background, Handbook Contents, and Next Steps

Michael Ruane, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

  • Data Findings and Truck Loading Inventory

Ema Yamamoto, Philadelphia Streets Department

  • Audience Input and Downtown Delivery Symposium II Survey

11:45am-1 2:00pm: Session IV- Democratic National Convention

Lou Belmonte, PennDOT

  • Road Closures, Traffic Restrictions, and Detours

12:00pm: Light Lunch (9th Floor, provided by DVRPC)