Pam / Tuesday, February 2, 2021 / Categories: ATSSA, Convention & Expo, Training Effectively integrating rideshare into Traffic Management Plans Education Session Highlights – ATSSA’s 51st Annual Convention & Traffic Expo By Katie Savarise and Ben Kemp The demand for rideshare continues to grow across the globe. It is becoming increasingly important that traffic control design specialists understand the nuances of how companies like Uber work to streamline pick-ups, drop-offs and vehicle routing for the 35%+ of Americans who use ridesharing apps and are able to leave their own cars at home. Whether it be event planning, emergency responses or long-term construction projects, there are significant benefits to understanding how rideshare functions and how to best incorporate it in the planning process. Join us for “Effectively Integrating Rideshare into Traffic Management Plans” on Feb. 8, from 1- 2 p.m. EST. It is one of nearly 50 education sessions offered during ATSSA’s 51st Annual Convention & Traffic Expo being held online Feb. 8-12 and 16-18. The goal of this education session is to help provide greater visibility into the nuances of rideshare technology and empower industry stakeholders to leverage those insights to create safer and more reliable mobility plans. Beyond learning more about rideshare history and capabilities, this session will open up a broader conversation about the future of transportation and how innovation plus collaboration can unlock opportunities. Katie Savarise has worked in the Sports and Entertainment industry for seven years and currently leads Uber's Mobility Solutions team. Her team manages rideshare transportation logistics with large events and venues across the U.S. with a focus on leveraging Uber's data and technology to improve onsite operations. For more than five years Ben Kemp has worked in transportation logistics and strategic partnerships at Uber, spearheading operations at some of the largest events and venues throughout North America. His work resume spans from projects like Coachella Music Festival and the Democratic National Convention, to curb pilot programs in conjunction with the city of Seattle. Check out this and other sessions at ATSSA’s 51st Annual Convention & Traffic Expo, held online Feb. 8-12 and 16-18. Take this opportunity to make vital connections with members of the roadway safety infrastructure industry. Previous Article Bid on Ver-Mac products through Feb. 18 to support The Foundation Next Article FHWA extends comment time for MUTCD NPA Print 5244 Rate this article: 4.7 Tags: ATSSA 51st Annual Convention & Traffic Expo education sessions Uber Ben Kemp Katie Savarise rideshare Please login or register to post comments.