Education/Webinars Local Government

FREE Planning Commissioner Training Workshops by APA, SACOG and SJCOG

Open to All Interested Parties
New workshops presented by California’s foremost transportation planners have just been announced as part of the Planning Commissioner Training Workshop Series sponsored by the Sacramento Valley Section of the American Planning Association (APA), the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) and the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG).

Session #5: Mobility/Transportation Workshop
Thursday, June 2, 6-9 p.m. at Rocklin City Hall (3970 Rocklin Road)
Presenter: Ronald T. Milam
How do you move residents of your community using all forms of transportation? How to you deemphasize auto movements? Where do you plan bicycle paths? You have a level of service for autos but what happens to bicycles and pedestrians? How to you prepare a complete streets program in your general plan? What is the best method for analyzing mobility in a plan or a project? How do you read a traffic report? Get answers to these questions and discuss transportation planning can improve the quality of life of your residents.

Ronald T. Milam, AICP, PTP is a Principal with Fehr & Peers located in the Roseville, California office. He is involved in a wide variety of project work and also co-leads the firm’s research and development efforts. He has an extensive background in travel demand model development and applications, traffic operations analysis, micro-simulation modeling, and transportation impact studies involving NEPA and CEQA. Mr. Milam currently provides traffic forecasting and operations analysis for the I-80 HOT Lanes project in Placer and Sacramento Counties, managing the Sacramento River Crossing Study for the Cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento, and assisting Caltrans in the development of new CEQA/NEPA Transportation Analysis Report (TAR) guidelines for project development and environmental impact studies

Session #6: Mobility/Transportation Workshop (Repeat of Session #5)
Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m. to noon at Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Presenter: David B. Robinson

David B. Robinson, a Senior Associate with Fehr & Peers’ Roseville office, has over 17 years of transportation planning experience and is a registered traffic engineer. Mr. Robinson’s areas of expertise include travel modeling, transportation planning, and operations analysis. He has developed several city and countywide travel demand forecasting models. In addition, he has applied his knowledge of travel modeling to numerous project types, including interchange planning studies, corridor studies, area-wide transportation circulation studies, CEQA and NEPA analysis, and several large master-planned developments in California.


Register online at, or contact Greg Chew, SACOG Senior Planner at or at (916) 340-6227 if you have further questions. Participants may also show up to the workshops unregistered, but seating will be limited to the capacity of the facility.

By Lauren Michele

Lauren Michele – Founder/Owner of Policy in Motion – is a policy consultant/advisor and communications strategist, specializing in progressive and non-partisan politics. She helps candidates and clients build campaigns, coalitions, and communication strategies. Lauren has 15 years of experience working with federal, state, and local government agencies; non-profit organizations; foundations; universities; and political/issue campaigns, including a Presidential Campaign and a California State Bond. Ms. Michele has over a decade of experience working virtually both in team and individual environments, with Policy in Motion offices in California. Policy in Motion’s mission is to promote the environmental, economic, and social well being of communities —fostering a sustainable future for all people and the planet.

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