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Diane Xiao
Diane Xiao is the currently part of ITE’s Local Member Chair and an ITE Leadership Alumni. She has a passion for multi-modal planning and specialize in in simulation modeling.
Emad Makarious
Emad Makarious, P.E., PTOE, Chairs the Met Section Emerging Trends and Policies Committee. He is a LeadershipITE alumni. He is an Administrative Engineer and Senior Traffic Engineer at NYCDOT of Transportation Services/ITS in the NYC.
Mike Salatti
Michael Salatti, PE, PTOE, RSP serves as the Met Section Administrator since he stewarded its incorporation in 2008. An ITE member since 1980, he currently serves on the International Board of Direction and specifically on the One ITE Task force. He is a 38 year Veteran at GPI, serving as Sr Vice President and its Director of Transportation Services in the NY metro area.
John DeMarco
John Demarco co-chairs the Website Committee for the Met Section. He is Senior Engineer on the Traffic Engineering & ITS team at Maser Consulting.
Andy Kaplan
Andy Kaplan is a Leadership ITE Alumn, and active with the ITE Transportation Safety Council and ITE Advocacy Committee. Andy is the Assistant Manager at Agency Operations Center, PANYNJ.
Marvin Souza
Marvin Souza P.E. currently serves on the Met Section Executive Board and holds the position of Administrative Project Manager at NYCDOT.
Brad Miller
Brad Miller, PE, PTOE co-chairs the Mentorship Committee and specializes in ITS and Traffic Engineering at Michael Baker International.
Paul Eng-Wong
Paul is a Life Member of ITE and has served in elected offices on the Section and District levels. He has also Chaired ITE’s Planning Council and Transportation Consultants Council. He was the Northeastern District Director from 1992-1994 and served as ITE’s International President in 2010.
Ray DiBiase
Ray DiBiase, PE, PTOE, PTP is a co-chair of the Professional Development Committee. Ray is President/CEO of L.K. McLean Associates on Long Island.
Lu Ding
Lu Ding, PE, PTOE is a member of the Met Section Executive Board and is a Senior Transportation Engineer at the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority.
Hassan Hashmi
Hassan Hashmi is the current Met Section co-chair for Young Members committee . He is a Traffic Engineer at Michael Baker International.
Tom Pagano
Tom serves on the ITE Met Section Executive Board. He is a Senior Transportation Engineer with Sam Schwartz.
Anthony Mariani
Anthony Mariani co-chairs the Young Members Committee for the Met Section. He is Senior Project Engineer on the Traffic Engineering & ITS team at Maser Consulting.
Asheque Rahman
Asheque Rahman, ENV SP serves as the Co-Chair of the Technical Projects Standing Committee and is actively involved with ITE STEM Outreach efforts. He is a Senior Traffic Engineer at NYC Department of Design and Construction.
Alfred Yeung
Alfred Yeung, PE serves as the co-chair of the Professional Development committee and is an engineer at VHB with experience in site redevelopment and transportation improvement projects.
Douglas Das
Douglas Das currently co-chairs the Younger Members Committee. He is a traffic and highway engineer with the New York State Department of Transportation.
Daniel Quiroga
Daniel Quiroga, E.I.T. serves on the MET Section Mentorship Committee and specializes in ITS and Traffic Engineering at Michael Baker International.
Marvin Gersten
Marvin Gersten is a former Principal Project Manager at Parsons Brinckerhoff. He is currently the Chairman of the Met Section’s Dr. Louis J. Pignataro Memorial Transportation Engineering Education Award.
Chaitanya Pathak
Chaitanya serves as Traffic Engineer at HNTB Corporation and has been involved in ITE Met Section since 2010. He specializes in transportation planning, traffic modeling and an expert in data crunching.
Rob McAvoy
Rob McAvoy serves as the Met Section Web Master. He specializes in Traffic Engineering at Maser Consulting, P.A.
Tyce Herrman
Tyce Herrman serves on the Young Members and Sponsorships Committees. He is a transportation planner at HDR.
Adam Allen
Adam Allen, PE, PTOE currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Northeastern District. He is a principal at Maser Consulting where he is the Transportation Design Market Leader.
Amanda Feeley
Amanda M. Feeley, PE, PTOE is a co-chair of the Central Jersey Local Arrangements Committee. She is a Traffic Engineer at Gannett Fleming.
Brian Dempsey
Brian is the Met-Section Westchester Arrangements Co-chair. He has been actively involved in all levels of ITE for many years. Brian is a Partner and Senior Project Manager at Provident Design Engineering where he has been employed since 1986.
Ben Yeung
Ben Yeung serves as a co-chair of the Met Section Young Members Committee. He specializes in traffic engineering and transportation planning with Sam Schwartz Engineering.
Farukh Ijaz
Farukh Ijaz, P.E. serves on the ITE Met Section Executive Board. He is a LeadershipITE alumni, active with ITE CA/AV steering committee and ITS NJ Forum On Technology committee. He is a Project Manager at Kimley-Horn.
Warren Michelsen
Warren Michelsen, P.E., PTOE is on the ITE Membership Committee. He is also the Vice President of Transportation of Enovate Engineering.
Krzysztof Lukasik
Krzysztof Lukasik is a member of the Central Jersey Arrangements and Communications committees. He is an Associate Traffic Engineer at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Md Shah Imran
Md Shah Imran, PhD, PE, PTOE serves on the Professional Development committee. He is a Senior Project Manager at Atkins and specializes in Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning.
Steven Eisenberg
Steven Eisenberg, P.E. serves on the ITE Met Section Executive Board. He is an Associate and Senior Traffic Engineer at L.K. McLean Associates, P.C.

Upcoming Events

 

Upcoming Events

The ITE Met Section has partnered with Glue Up (formerly Event Bank) to bring you a whole new event experience. ITE Met Section Glue Up page: https://www.glueup.com/org/ite-metsection/Our future email blasts will be sent from webmaster@ite-metsection.org. If you haven't received our recent email blast about the event, please make sure to check your email spam folders and add webmaster@ite-metsection.org to your safe senders list! 


 
 
Reminder: ASCE and ITE jointly presents two technical webinars on Wednesday, September 16. Please see below for more details.
 
SESSION 1: GLOBAL MOBILITY RESPONSE TO COVID-19 
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Lecture
5:30 PM – 5:45 PM – Q/A
 
5:45 PM – 6:00 PM 
SPECIAL PROGRAM, AWARD CEREMONY: Presentation of the Pignataro Memorial Transportation Education Award to Ms. Jingqin Gao, (PhD student at NYU Tandon School of Engineering)
 
SESSION 2: SUNNYSIDE YARD MASTER PLAN
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM – Lecture
7:30 PM – 7:45 PM – Q/A
7:45 PM – 8:00 PM – Meet the ITE Met Section 2021 Treasurer Candidates
 
COST
  • ASCE Met Section & ITE Met Section Members - No Charge (Please use Appropriate Codes provided in the Flyer)
  • Non-Members - $20
 
PDH (2 Pending)
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SESSION 1: GLOBAL MOBILITY RESPONSE TO COVID-19
This presentation focuses on a worldwide behavioral shift as billions of people quickly grapple with the need to move through places that have largely been designed around cars. Samuel I. Schwartz, PE, the founder of Sam Schwartz Consulting, LLC, suggests looking to both the near- and long-term futures: “we should be relying on science on assessing risk probabilities on various ways to travel”. This session is built around publicly available original research, spearheaded by Michael A. Shamma, PE and Lian Farhi, that examines over 100 global transportation responses.
 
1 PDH
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Michael A Shamma, P.E., President of Sam Schwartz Consulting 
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Lian Farhi, Senior Transportation Planner
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SESSION 2: SUNNYSIDE YARD MASTER PLAN
Sunnyside Yard is the only contiguous, centrally located, transitaccessible site of its size remaining in New York City, making it a precious resource in the City’s long-term plan to provide affordable housing for New Yorkers. At the same time, as one of the busiest passenger rail facilities in North America, the Yard is a critical piece of national rail infrastructure, meaning any deck over Sunnyside Yard must support the city above, while seamlessly integrating with the daily rail operations below. Lead by the Practice of Architecture and Urbanism for Amtrak, the City of New York and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, The Sunnyside Yard Master Plan broughttogether the disciplinary expertise of 14 different consultant firms, the technical exigencies required by Amtrak and MTA’s engineers and critical input from a robust community engagement process to create a long term planning framework to guide development and infrastructure investment in the Yard for decades to come.
 
1 PDH
 
For more information on Sunnyside Yards: https://sunnysideyard.nyc
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Skylar Bisom-Rapp, Senior Associate at Practice for Architecture and Urbanism
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Upcoming Events
September:
9/29/20 - McTrans Session
 
October
10/14/20 - NJDOT Panel discussion
10/21/20 - Emerging Professionals Conference - Horizontal Movement Panel
10/28/20 - Emerging Professionals Conference - Vertical Movement Panel
 
November
11/12/20 - ITE Annual Meeting Jointly with ITS-NY
 
December
12/3 - Technical Session