Monday, June 13, 2016

7th Annual Mineta National Transportation Finance Summit: Superior Infrastructure = Economic Success


 Image - Mineta National Transportation Policy Summit

Fri, Jun 17 2016 - 8:15am
Brian Kelly, Secretary, California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA)—Keynote
Norman Y. Mineta, Secretary (ret.), U.S. Department of Transportation
Asha Agrawal, Ph.D., Director, Mineta Institute’s National Transportation Finance Center
Grace Crunican, General Manager, Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)
Steve Heminger, Executive Director, Metropolitan Transportation Division
Tim Rainey, Executive Director, California Workforce Development Board
Karen Philbrick, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mineta Transportation Institute
Congress says that Americans won’t pay more taxes and fees for mobility. Is that true? What exactly are the funding challenges and how are transportation leaders addressing them?
At this summit, MTI will present the results of year seven of a national public opinion poll asking more than 1,500 Americans if they would support various tax options for raising federal transportation revenues, including a special focus on understanding support for increasing revenues for public transit. The event will begin with a keynote address by California State Transportation Agency Secretary Brian Kelly, followed by a presentation of survey results by Dr. Asha Agrawal, director of the Mineta Transportation Institute's National Transportation Finance. A panel of experts will then discuss their viewpoints.
Location: 555 Post St., San Francisco
Time: 8:15 a.m. check-in and continental breakfast, 9-11:30 a.m. program
Notes: FREE PROGRAM; Underwritten by the Mineta Transportation Institute; photo by ChristianSchd



(Source: https://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2016-06-17/7th-annual-mineta-national-transportation-finance-summit-superior-infrastructure-e)

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