|8:15 - 9 a.m.
BRT Project Updates:
Presenter: Michael A. Sanders, Member, APTA Executive Committee, and Transit Administrator, Transit & Ridesharing,
Connecticut Department of Transportation, Newington, CT
Precision Docking in Eugene
Presenters: Robert J. Gregg, Director, Transit Management & Innovation Program, Center for Urban Transportation Research,
University of South Florida, Tampa, FA
Jeffrey L. Spencer, ITS Team Leader, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC
10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Round-Table Discussions - Round 2 (attendees will switch to another table)
TABLE 1: Economic Development and TOD
Moderator: Victoria A. Perk, Senior Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida,
TABLE 2: Local Government Project Sponsors - Cooperation with Project Partners (i.e. City DOTs)
Moderator: Joseph T. Iacobucci, Director of Transit, Sam Schwartz Engineering, New York, NY
TABLE 3: Network Planning
Moderator Round 1: Geoff Slater, Principal, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Boston, MA
Moderator Round 2: Bethany Jane Whitaker, Principal, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Boston, MA
TABLE 4: Value Capture Strategies - Naming Rights
Moderators: Joseph A. Calabrese, Chair, BRT Council, and Chief Executive Officer, General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer,
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Cleveland, OH
Sasha N. Page, Senior Vice President, IMG Rebel, Bethesda, MD
TABLE 5: Financing - Alternative Delivery Models / Funding Issues
Moderator: Cliff Henke, Chair, Business Member Government Affairs Committee, and Assistant Vice President, Senior Analyst,
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Los Angeles, CA
TABLE 6: Vehicle Design - Advanced Propulsion
Moderator: E. Susan Meyer, Chief Executive Officer, Spokane Transit Authority, Spokane, WA
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Hear the latest information on the Capital Investment Grant program including recently released proposed Interim Policy Guidance, and definitions of BRT contained in State of Good Repair policy guidance. In addition, key FTA will discuss what is on the horizon for BRT project development. Join the discussion.
Moderator: Kimberly Slaughter, Co-Chair, Major Capital Investment Planning Subcommittee, and Vice President/Central Region Transit Market Director, HDR, Chicago, IL
Presenters: Henrika Buchanan-Smith, Associate Administrator for Program Management, Federal Transit Administration,
Gail McFadden-Roberts, AICP, Division Chief, Project Development, Office of Capital Planning and Environment, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC