Presented by the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas
Rick Canizales will discuss the Prince William County Department of Transportation and its mission “to consistently improve the transportation network and meet the needs of our growing community.” His responsibilities as its new director involve coordination of the funding, planning, engineering, and construction of transportation projects. Some aspects of his job include review of development plans, oversight of traffic/safety engineering, and representation of Prince William County on numerous local, regional, and state transportation committees.
Rick Canizales received his bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning and his master’s degree in transportation planning from Virginia Commonwealth University. He joined the county in 2002 and held various positions before becoming director of transportation in August 2016. Previously, he worked as an engineer with the Planning Division of VDOT and planning assistant for the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission.
This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org
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