WHO: District One Secretary Billy Hattaway, Florida Department of Transportation
WHAT: Reconnecting Lee: Florida Department of Transportation Goals and Initiatives
WHEN: July 14, 2016, 1:00-2:30PM
WHERE: Location: Downtown Fort Myers Library, Room AB
COST: Free and Open to the Public
RSVP: Required (Email Reply) email@example.com
PRESENTED BY: Reconnecting Lee, “a group that advocates for new urbanist concepts, including transit-oriented design for Lee County’s emerging urban core.” 1.5 AICP/CM credits pending approval.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Billy Hattaway, P.E. is the District Secretary for District One of the Florida Department of Transportation. He has over 35 years of transportation and program management experience with the Florida Department of Transportation and private sector. He has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology and a MBA from Florida State University.
In addition to his responsibilities as District Secretary, he is the champion for both the Department’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Focused and Complete Streets Implementation Initiatives to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety and comfort in the state of Florida. He is also the Chair for Bike/Walk Central Florida, a non-profit organization dedicated to safety for pedestrians and bicyclists.
His professional experience includes transportation planning, street design, safety and traffic analysis for a wide variety of transportation projects including redevelopment, transit oriented development and master plan charrette projects to create walkable, bike and transit friendly communities.
Hattaway was recently recognized by Governing Magazine as a 2014 Public Official of the Year, and by the Florida Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism with the John Nolen award for his leadership on the Department’s bicycle/pedestrian safety and Complete Streets initiatives.