- Tony Tramel is retired but is the sole proprietor of a consulting firm that bears his name and provides transportation engineering and expert witness services. He has over 40 years of municipal experience working for Grand Prairie and Arlington, Texas, and Lafayette, Louisiana, in Assistant /Director level positions. He also has extensive experience in the private sector working predominantly in the Dallas Ft. Worth area. His experience includes traffic operations and safety, parking, transit, land development, intersection, and traffic signal design. Besides being a registered engineer in multiple states, he is also a planner with a BS from Purdue University and two MS degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Richard Giberson is engaged in infill real estate development in the walkable downtown neighborhoods of Grapevine, Texas, where he lives. His current role as a developer comes after a long career as an actuary and investment professional. He is an active student on the topics of walkability/bikeability, urban planning, architecture, and placemaking, and is a Strong Towns member and supporter. Richard grew up in Amarillo and still has friends and family in the area.
- Eduardo Valdez decided to join us as a panelist today since he is familiar with the area where the crash occurred. Eduardo was interested in this project partly because he read Chuck's book Confessions of a Recovering Engineer. Though Eduardo currently lives in Dumas, he visits the city regularly and sees Amarillo as a destination for the small towns that surround it. He is a concerned citizen interested in safer transportation and increasing walkability.
- Edward Erfurt is the Director of Community Action at Strong Towns. He is a trained architect and passionate urban designer with over 20 years of public-sector and private-sector experience. Edward has a skilled eye when it comes to evaluating the safety issues posed by stroads, intersections, roads, and streets.
What additional information is included in the attachments?
- Amarillo Crash Presentation - PDF version of the Powerpoint from session recording
- A copy of the session's transcript
- A copy of the speed data information