Speaker Details

Mr. Peter Ohlms

Research Scientist

Virginia Transportation Research Council


Peter Ohlms, AICP, researches bicycle/pedestrian, transit, and planning topics for the Virginia DOT’s research division, the Virginia Transportation Research Council. He has over 10 years of experience in multimodal transportation planning and is usually a bike commuter and occasionally a bus driver. He holds a Master of Regional Planning degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a civil engineering degree from the University of Virginia. His current and recent research includes bike box/turn box evaluation, statewide non-motorized travel monitoring programs, and low-speed pedestrian- and bicycle-alert systems for transit buses.


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