David J. Rizzo, D.P.M.
March 2009 to January 2011: Commissioner, City of Fullerton, CA, Traffic & Circulation Commission.
2008: Emcee for “Mobility 21” Summit in Los Angeles
2006: Author of Survive the Drive! How to Beat Freeway Traffic in Southern California.
February 1994 to June 2010: Syndicated, weekly commuter columnist for the Orange County Register, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario), San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News and Whittier Daily News, The Daily Breeze (Torrance), The Sun (San Bernardino County).
1996 to 1997: Air Traffic, fill-in, on-air traffic reporter.
1995 & 1996: Metro Traffic, on-air traffic reporter, including helicopter reporting and Star Jam and Star Find, on-demand traffic information operator.
1991 to March 1995: Daily on-air alternate route contributions to KABC Talkradio, Ken & Barkley Show.
1990: Author of Freeway Alternates, published by Gem Guides.
2010: Applying Systems Engineering Principles to ITS Projects, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California at Berkeley.
2009: Intelligent Transportation System workshop, Southern California Association of Governments.
2002: Certificate in Employee Transportation Coordination, Rule 2202, SCAQMD, Diamond Bar, CA.
1992: Certificate in Transportation Demand Management, University of California at Los Angeles.
1989: Certificate in Employee Transportation Coordination, Regulation XV, Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, CA.
2009: Member METRO’s Transportation Demand Management, Multi-Mobility Working Group (non-motorized)
2008: Emcee for “Mobility 21” transportation summit in Los Angeles
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Survive the Drive! How to Beat Freeway Traffic in Southern California
by David Rizzo
The ultimate companion to driving in Southern California to help you: plan ahead to determine the quickest commute; get the most out of radio traffic reports; find alternate routes around major accidents; avoid getting lost; cope with commuting stress and avoid being a victim of road rage; and deal with unexpected traffic problems such as Sigalerts, diesel spills, and earthquakes.
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