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Luncheon: Transportation Effects on Commercial Development

Thursday, April 14, 2022

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

The Piedmont Club

Piedmont Club, East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC, USA

CREW Upstate: April Luncheon (Open to Members & Non-Members)

Transportation Effects on

Commercial Development

Are you ever curious about how transportation projects are selected or what the key factors in each development are? Interested in learning what an MPO is? Or a COG? Join us for our April luncheon to learn about the long-range plans for transportation in the upstate. You'll hear about recent projects in the upstate and how they were structured.

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Lisa Bollinger, member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and a graduate of the Clemson University Master's of City and Regional Planning program, is one of the fortunate ones who have built a career in their field of study. She has been a public servant to North and South Carolina citizens as a practicing planner and project manager for almost three decades, with 22 years in transportation planning. Currently, she serves as the Transportation Planning Manager for the SPATS MPO and Long-Range Planning Team Lead for Spartanburg County. She is a leadership team member of the Upstate Mobility Alliance, founding member of the SC Chapter of the Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals, SC liaison to the National APA Transportation Division, and former SC American Planning Association officer. She is known for leading best practices in innovative public-private funding strategies, multi-modal partnerships, technology-based public participation.  

Keith Brockington, AICP, is the Transportation Planning Manager for Greenville County, and Executive Director for the Greenville-Pickens Area Transportation Study (GPATS). He has served with the County since 2005. He is responsible for development of projects for roads and highways, bicycles and pedestrians, mass transit, and is responsible for the updates and maintenance of the 25-year Long Range Transportation Plan and 5-year Transportation Improvement Program. He works closely with SCDOT and the Federal agencies on project planning and construction. He also serves on various committees and teams around the region dealing with transportation issues, including serving as a liaison to the Greenville Transit Authority Board, the Greenville County Legislative Delegation Transportation Committee, Ten at the Top, and the Upstate Mobility Alliance.

Dress Code:

Men: Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket at all times in all areas of the club. Ties are suggested, but not required. 

Women: Suit (including business pantsuit), dress or blazer with skirt or tailored slacks, tailored pants with a blouse or sweater. 

Prohibited: T-Shirts, sweatshirts, or other shirt without collar; athletic attire, tennis shoes, shorts, jeans (regardless of value), denim jackets, untucked shirts, and baseball caps.

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