About the NCS Reston Branch

The National Capital Section's Reston Branch hosts regular monthly technical meetings at ASCE Headquarters in Reston at lunch time. Formerly a Committee of the Section, it was, in late October 2017,  anointed a Branch in recognition of its successful track record of serving members from the Reston area with well-attended PDH and networking opportunities. Several Branch Officer positions have opened up for our member volunteers to fill. Take advantage of these emerging leadership opportunities!

Feb 23, 2021 (Reston): Tolls and NoVA Transportation Infrastructure

Click HERE to register. Registration open until midnight, Monday, Feb. 22

Renée Hamilton, CEO of TRIP II, the owner and operator of the Dulles Greenway, will be the ASCE NCS Reston Branch's featured speaker for the February meeting. Ms. Hamilton will provide an overview of the history of the Greenway, their community and government partnerships, sustainability projects, charity run and upcoming capital improvement projects in the region. She will discuss how the Greenway has adapted to an ever-changing transportation landscape to meet the needs of commuters and spur development and growth in the region. She will also discuss how commuting behaviors have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how this will affect the region's transportation infrastructure in the long term.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
WHERE: Online webinar. Use the link above to register by midnight on Monday, Feb 22.  Login information will be provided via email to registrants.
COST: $5 per person (members and nonmembers)
Attendees will receive (1.0) Professional Development Hour (PDH).

About the Presenter:

Renee N. Hamilton was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Toll Road Investors Partnership (TRIP II), the owner and operator of the Dulles Greenway, in June 2020. Ms. Hamilton is responsible for leading the TRIP II business and management team and overseeing the relationship between the Dulles Greenway and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prior to joining TRIP II, Ms. Hamilton worked at Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for over three decades, and served as the Northern Virginia Deputy District Administrator since 2013. During her time at VDOT, Ms. Hamilton managed high-level transportation issues and oversaw the maintenance of over 7,800 miles of roadways. She also led the transportation team that brought Amazon's new headquarters to Northern Virginia, served as executive manager of the Transform I-66 projects, and collaborated on the Silver Line Metro project. Ms. Hamilton also served on the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments for nine years representing the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ms. Hamilton currently serves as a board member on the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance. She studied Civil Engineering at South Carolina State University, and holds a Master's degree in Civil Engineering Management from Old Dominion University.

Welcome to the Reston Branch

We're always on the lookout for volunteers to help in the planning of technical meetings in Reston. The Branch hosts technical meetings monthly for ASCE members in the Reston area, including surrounding counties, looking to network with other professionals, sharpen their technical and professional skills, and earn Professional Development Hours. For more information, contact the Branch Chair, Lisa Anderson, at lmanders@bechtel.com or 703-429-6631.

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