The Old Florida Heritage Highway Symposium hosted by the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Florida Gator Student Chapter

“The Old Florida Heritage Highway”

WHEN: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

TIME: 6 pm to 8 pm, a reception to follow (including heavy hors d’oeuvre)

WHERE: Room G-310, Reitz Union, UF Campus

The purpose of this free event is to make the community aware of the state designated scenic highway, it’s needs as related to resource protection and infrastructure improvements, it’s Master Plan and finally, what needs to be done to protect this corridor, it’s beauty, wildlife, and infrastructure. This is your chance to hear and interact with urban planners, engineers and community leaders as they share their experiences advocating for this part of Florida’s heritage.

Panelists Include:

  • Kathleen Pagan, AICP, Sr. Planner, Growth Management, Alachua County
  • Dr. James Perran Ross, President, Friends of Paynes Prairie
  • Steve Scanlan, PE, Operations Program Engineer (Gainesville), FDOT
  • James Sipes, Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Florida
  • Dr. Ruth Steiner, Professor, Urban & Regional Planning, University of Florida

As in past years, the event will include a raffle of official WTS products!

Please RSVP for this event by October 17, 2016 to Ines Aviles-Spadoni, UFTI/STRIDE Research Programs Coordinator at