A Transportation Guide for All Hazards Emergency Evacuation
National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 740

Deborah Matherly, AICP
Principal Investigator
Principal Planner, The Louis Berger Group, Inc.

September 25, 2013

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"Good discussion on what information is in the guide."

"Good intro to the report.  Thanks."

"Thank you for a helpful report and presentation!"
Randy Scrivner
Missouri State Emergency Management Agency

"All-hazards planning includes transportation and for my community of over 500,000 residents this is vital learning to apply in all phases of emergency management."
Ricky Shellenbarger
Sedgwick County Emergency Mmgt

"The presentation and availability of resources was great.  Thanks for bringing this reasearch to our attention."

"Information very helpful re: transport issues in case of a disaster is a key concept to preparedness."

"Excellent presentation!"

"Looking forward to using the tools."

"Great info. Look forward to the power point. Thank you."

"Session was very basic and was not useful for those with any emergency management experience."

"Very well-formatted webinar. I am an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for a Western NY Healthcare Association. Thanks."
Jayne Cooley
WNY Healthcare Assn.

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Deborah Matherly is a principal planner with The Louis Berger Group, Inc. She has over 32 years of experience with a broad technical and management background in major facets of transportation analysis, especially transit. Since joining LBG in 2001, she has established herself as a national expert in various aspects of emergency transportation planning.

Ms. Matherly has directed three major regional emergency planning initiatives: two for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) and one for the Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC). She supported the 2010-2011 Portsmouth, New Hampshire Seacoast Planning and Implementation Evacuation Services Procedure and led the Washington, DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency Public Outreach for September 2011 Emergency Preparedness month.

She was principal investigator for the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 150: Communications with Vulnerable Populations- A Transportation and Emergency Management Toolkit completed in March and published in September, 2011. She led the National Cooperative Research Program (NCHRP) Report 740: A Transportation Guide for All-Hazards Emergency Evacuation and is currently leading NCHRP 20-59(42), A Guide to Regional Transportation Planning for Disasters, Emergencies and Special Events. She has also been active on the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Emergency Evacuation Task Force since 2003.

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