SMART2 Committees

SMART2 Committees

Project Management: Lead - Stephen Zubyk

Main Goal: Coordinate with project team through the use of subcommittees to successfully complete project on schedule.

Subcommittees: Tasked with identifying recommendations on specific topics and presenting at weekly project team meetings.

  • Autonomous Shuttles / DriveOhio
  • Streetscape / Technology
  • Public Outreach
  • Finance / Other Funding

Autonomous Shuttles / DriveOhio: Lead - Ken Sympson

Members:

DriveOhio - James Barna / Peter Voderberg

Eastgate - Mirta Reyes Chapman

Mercy Health - Paul Homick

WRTA - Dean Harris / Charlie Nelson

YSU - Mike Hripko / Dominic Marchionda

 

Focus:

Potential Shuttle Demo

Procurement

Route Selection

Vendor Day

Workforce

Main Goal: To assure autonomous shuttles are ready for implementation along a data-supported route upon completion of construction work on downtown streets.

Streetscape / Technology: Lead - Justin Mondok

Members:

CityScape - Sharon Letson

WRTA - Dean Harris / Charlie Nelson

Youngstown - Jordan Karim

YSU -  Dominic Marchionda

 

Focus:

Green Infrastructure

Landscape Design

Parking

Wayfinding


Main Goal: To guide and coordinate the style, placement, and accessibility of streetscape investments consistently with other concurrent public space improvements.

Public Outreach: Lead - Lisa Pompeo

Members:

Chamber - James Dignan

Eastgate - Jeff Gollner

YSU - Mike Hripko

 

Focus:

Update Investors

Public Meetings

Press

Main Goal: To assure all partners, media, business community, and the public are kept up to date on progress and are involved in decision making when applicable.


Finance / Other Funding: Lead -Genna Petrolla

Members:

CityScape - Phil Kidd

City of Youngstown - Chuck Shasho / Kedar Bhide

YSU - Dominic Marchionda

Youngstown City Council - Julius Oliver

 

Focus:

BID / DDD

Maintenance

Parallel Initiatives

Resident Engagement

Main Goal: Leverage additional investment to enhance scope and ensure maintenance of assets.