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Workshop on Freeway Management Strategies
Friday, August 17, 2012
Royal Plaza Orlando Hotel

(An official Downtown Disney® Resort area hotel)
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

The Transportation Research Center (TRC), the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center, and McTrans at the University of Florida have developed a workshop on Freeway Management Strategies. Six professional development hours (PDHs) are offered to PE license holders in the state of Florida.

This workshop is appropriate for freeway operations managers, analysts, researchers and educators.

Participants will:

  • Obtain the latest information regarding advanced management strategies for freeway systems
  • Learn about bottlenecks, their types, and options for their mitigation
  • Review the tools used to perform freeway systems analysis

Workshop Presenters:
Lily Elefteriadou, University of Florida
David Hale, University of Florida, McTrans
Clark Letter, University of Florida
Dimitra Michalaka, University of Florida
Holly Walker, Florida Department of Transportation
Scott Washburn, University of Florida

Workshop Program Agenda [view]

Workshop Registration
Early-bird $245 (by July 15th)
Regular or late $295
Workshop sponsors $165

To register, click here

A reduced registration rate is available for companies, organizations or agencies interested in sponsoring the Freeway Management Workshop. Various levels are available (see links below) or contact Ines Aviles-Spadoni, workshop coordinator, for more information.

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Organization [view]

Hotel Reservations
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Royal Plaza Hotel at a group rate of $104/night. Make your reservation at the following link: [room reservations]. Group code is 1208HIGHWY. Group rate is available until July 17th. Contact RoAnna Sykes, convention services manager at 407-828-2828 or 407-827-3188 (office direct), with any questions related to room reservations.

Cancellation Policy
A full refund will be given if a request is emailed to Ines Aviles-Spadoni (iaviles@ce.ufl.edu)by three weeks before the start date of the workshop. If cancellation is received by three days before the start date of the workshop, $25.00 will be retained.  No refund will be given within three days of the start date of the workshop. Failure to attend does not constitute cancellation.  If the workshop is cancelled, a full refund will be returned, but McTrans is not responsible for non-refundable travel fares or lodging deposits.

For more information, contact:

Ines Aviles-Spadoni, M.S.
352-392-9537, Ext. 1409



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Transportation Research Center
Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., TRC Director
University of Florida Civil & Coastal Engineering
512 Weil Hall | PO Box 116500 | Gainesville, FL 32611-6580
352.392.9537, Ext. 1409
University of Florida
Last Updated 10/7/2013