Professional Background

Ms. Patarini is an effective project coordinator whose broad range of planning experience includes traffic, parking, and pedestrian studies and the design process for major highways. She has worked as an architect and urban planner with public planning agencies, consultants and community development organizations. She is an excellent researcher and analyst and manages large databases. She is proficient in using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and CAD for diverse applications. She has organized community outreach and public information programs.

 

Transportation and Planning Experience:

 

          Nine Bridges over the Van Wyck Expressway, Queens, NY (NYSDOT, 2004) - Produced comprehensive study of pedestrian and cyclists conditions in the interface of highways and local streets. Researched, mapped and analyzed accident and traffic data, documented field observations. Graphically depicted pedestrian path, existing problems and potential solutions, including conceptual design of pedestrian and bicycle bridge. Will be coordinating community outreach.

          Bronx River Parkway at Gun Hill Road and Mosholu Parkway, Bronx NY (NYSDOT, 2004) – Organized the environmental assessment of a Draft Design Report for the addition of highway lanes in a park setting following the format of the NYSDOT EPM. Assisted in field investigations and evaluation of potential wetland and parkland impacts. Will be coordinating community outreach.

          FDR Drive at 116th Street, Manhattan, NY (NYSDOT, 2004) – Assisting by producing GIS mapping a CORSIM traffic simulation model of proposed extensions and widening of acceleration and deceleration lanes on the FDR Drive that will require changes to local streets. Will be coordinating community outreach.

          Grand Central Parkway 94th Street Interchange Improvements, East Elmhurst, NY (NYSDOT, 2004) – Assisting in noise modeling and air quality analysis by producing the graphic interface in GIS and CAD for the Traffic Noise Model (TNM) and preparing emissions data inputs to an air quality screening analysis and CO dispersion modeling, if needed.

          Safety Investigation of High Accident Locations, New York City (NYSDOT, 2004) – Assisting a Safety Audit Accident Analysis by producing GIS mapping.

          Route 347 Reconstruction, Suffolk County, NY (NYSDOT, 2004) – Coordinating community outreach, including assembly and management of multiple databases, preparation of extensive mailing list and coordination of mailing.

          Route 25/Route 112 Reconstruction, Suffolk County, NY (NYSDOT, 2004) - Assisting traffic noise modeling of selected alternative by producing GIS mapping and CAD drawings and conducting noise measurements.

          Homes and Gardens Plan, Bronx, NY (South Bronx Unites Gardens, 2004) – Created a comprehensive plan based on previous research (Melrose Commons Urban Renewal Plan), CAD drawing, sketches, GIS mapping, presentations, public meetings.

          Lincoln Tunnel Ramp C at 9th Avenue, Manhattan, NY (Manhattan Community Board 4, 2004) – Field survey, data collection and final proposal to improve traffic; gave community presentation.

          Sunset Park Waterfront 197-a Plan, Brooklyn, NY (PICCED, Jocelyne Chait, CB7, 2003-2004) - Responsibilities included background research, presentations, public meetings, GIS maps.

          Pedestrian Safety and Mobility Improvements for West 181st Street, Manhattan NY (Manhattan Borough President, 2003) – Field survey and data collection, CAD drawing, public meetings.

          Harriet Tubman Triangle Pedestrian Study, Manhattan, NY (Manhattan Borough President, 2003) – Field survey and data collection, CAD drawing, workshop organization.

          Melrose Commons Urban Renewal Plan, Bronx, NY (Nos Quedamos, SBUG, 2003 ) - Conducted land use surveys, critical research, data collection and analysis of the socioeconomic and land use, transportation and historic data analysis, GIS mapping, CAD drawing and formal open space plan proposal. Co-authored the final report and presentation.

          Williamsburg waterfront revitalization area, Brooklyn, NY (NYC Environmental Justice Alliance, NYPIRG, PICCED, 2003) - Conducted land use and brownfield survey and data interpretation.

          Manhattan Community Board 9 197-a Plan, NY (PICCED, 2003) - GIS mapping of demographics, existing employment concentrations, and household income data.

          Ridgewood Traffic Calming Project, Queens, NY (Transportation Alternatives, NY Community Trust, 2003) CAD drawings and data reduction. Assisted in data collection, such as vehicle volumes, crash reports, bike routes, bus routes, truck routes, and signal timing, LOS, and final report.

          Jackson Heights Traffic Calming Project, Queens, NY (Transportation Alternatives, NY Community Trust, 2003) CAD drawings and data reduction. Assisted in data collection, such as vehicle type, meter usage, illegal parking, sound levels, and final report.

          Maspeth Traffic Calming Project, Queens, NY (Transportation Alternatives, NY Community Trust, 2003) CAD drawing and data reduction. Assisted in data collection, such as vehicle volumes, crash reports, bike routes, bus routes, truck routes, and signal timing, LOS, workshop organization and final report.

          Jakarta Traffic Calming Project, Indonesia (King, 2003) – CAD drawing and data analysis. Pedestrian tracking analysis and data interpretation.

          Two Coves Community Redevelopment Program, Astoria, NY (PICCED, Two Coves Community Redevelopment Council Program, Goodwill Industries, Inc., 2003) - Created a proposal for the open space and revitalization. Data collection, site survey, CAD mapping and landscape proposal. Public meetings and presentations. She is the author of the final report.

          La Spezia Master Plan, Italy (La Spezia Municipality, 2002) - Conducted land use surveys, demographic and data collection, historical analysis, GIS mapping, CAD drawing.

          Rome Master Plan, Italy (Rome Municipality, 2000) - Conducted land use surveys, demographic and data collection, historical analysis, GIS mapping, CAD drawing. Focus on historical aspects.

          Crespina Master Plan, Italy (Crespina Municipality, 1999-2000) - GIS specialist. Developed a comprehensive GIS-based map of thematic analysis and recommendations.

 

Education

M.U.R.P., Urban and Regional Planning, 30 credits in progress, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

B Arch., Architecture, 1999, Universitadegli Studi di Genova, Italy.

 

Certification

Registered Architect, Italy 2000.

Professional Organizations

American Planning Association.

Planners Network.

Association for Community Design.

International Union of Architects.

Archiworld Network.

Italian Institute of Architects