2018 WDCSITE Annual Conference and Business Meeting

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018; 8:00 AM to 1:45 PM

Where: Residence Inn by Marriott (Ballston) – 650 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22203

WDCSITE is delighted to host the 2018 Annual Conference and Business Meeting. This is a revamped format of the awards luncheon. Please join your fellow WDCSITE colleagues in celebration of another successful year of WDCSITE’s events and accomplishments at the 2018 Annual Conference and Business Meeting. This conference includes roundtables, panel discussions, technical presentations and finally concluding the event with the annual awards presentation and lunch.

The following are the 2018 WDCSITE Award Winners! Congratulations!

  • Community Transportation AwardRon Milone, MWCOG – Department of Transportation Planning
  • Appreciation AwardKatherine Falk, Kimley-Horn
  • Transportation Service AwardAbi Lerner, VDOT
  • Amy Polk Young Engineer of the Year AwardBurak Cesme, Kittelson & Associates
  • Past President AwardAlek Pochowski, Kittelson & Associates

PDH: 5 PDHs will be included as a part of the 2018 WDCSITE Annual Conference and Business Meeting.

Food: Breakfast, refreshments, and lunch will be served during this event.


  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM – Registration and Networking
  • 8:50 AM – 9:00 AM – Opening Remarks
  • 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM – Round table on AASHTO / TRB / NCUTCD
    • Moderator: Adam Greenstien (WSP)
    • Speakers: Dilip Patel (MD SHA), Mark Bush (TRB), Bob Garbacz (City of Alexandria), Kathy Falk (Kimley-Horn) + TBD
  • 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM – Complete Streets Panel Discussion
    • Moderator: Lawrence Marcus (Wallace Montgomery)
    • Speakers: John Thomas (Montgomery County) and representatives from DDOT, MDOT, Fairfax County, and City of Alexandria
  • 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM – Break
  • 10:45 AM – 11:15 AM – Impact of Transportation Projects on Rural Economic Development
    • Speakers: Debbie Bowden (Director of Economic Development, Caroline County, MD)
  • 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM – Understanding the “Pulse” – Richmond Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System
    • Speakers: Suresh Karre (STV), Jacquelyn Lassiter (STV), and Carrie Rose Pace (Director of Communications, GRTC)
  • 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM – Networking Break
  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Awards Ceremony and Lunch
  • 2:00 PM – Meeting Adjourn


  • Public Agency / Retired / Student – FREE
  • Private Sector Member – $70.00 ($85.00 after November 2!)
  • Private Sector Non Member – $95.00 ($110.00 after November 2!)

Please click on the link below to register for the event!

Register Now!

Meeting Contacts:
General meeting questions & technical agenda: Vivek Hariharan, (RS&H)
Registration: Jiaxin Tong (Kimley-Horn) or Rakesh Mora (RK&K)
Hotel: Juan Barrios (RS&H)

2018 Technical Meeting at WMATA Headquarters

When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018; 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Where: WMATA Headquarters, JGB Meeting Room – 600 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Please save the date so you can join your fellow WDCSITE colleagues at WMATA’s headquarter (Jackson Graham Building) for two great technical presentations on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The event will be held in the Meeting Room (first floor of the Jackson Graham Building).

We expect to offer 1.0 PDHs for this event. Pizza and refreshments will be served during registration.


  • 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM – Registration and Networking
  • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Presentation 1: “Introduction to the Trace Model: Origin-Destination-Transfer (ODX) Model using Metro’s Rail and Bus Data“by Catherine Vanderwaart and Justin Antos – WMATA
  • 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM – Presentation 2: “Longer-Term Capital Plans for Gallery Place ” by Robin McElhenney-Smith – WMATA

Please click on the link below to register for the event.

Should you have any questions, please contact Burak Cesme (bcesme@kittelson.com or 202-836-4008) for further details.

Register Now!

I can’t make it

2018 WDCSITE Sponsorship Social

WDCSITE is organizing a social at Rock Bottom Brewery and Restaurant to say “Thank You” to our sponsors for the Year 2018. The continued support from these sponsors has enabled WDCSITE to better serve its membership. We welcome the entire membership to join us for this social and networking event to celebrate the 2018 WDCSITE Sponsors. 2018 WDCSITE Sponsors are noted at the bottom of this email. Registration includes admission, food, and one drink ticket. Additional beverages will be available for purchase if desired

When: Thursday, September 6, 2018; 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Where: Rock Bottom Brewery – 7900 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814


  • Public Agency/Retired – FREE
  • Private Sector (Member) – $10.00
  • Private Sector (Non-Member) – $15.00

Registration includes one drink ticket at this event.

Additional Notes:

  • WDCSITE will display a board with the logos of the 2018 Sponsors.
  • Each Sponsor will be allocated space in the meeting location to display its marketing material.
  • Each Sponsor is allowed to distribute one (1) promotional item at the meeting.
  • Two attendees from each sponsoring company are allowed FREE registration. Any additional attendees must register by paying the registration fee.
  • All attendees must register for this social event.

If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor for the Year 2019, please contact Vivek Hariharan


If you have any questions about this meeting, please contact Juan Barrios (Juan.Barrios@rsandh.com) or Vivek Hariharan (Vivek.Hariharan@rsandh.com).