Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Transportation Funding for Our Region’s Prosperity

This is slated for Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006. It is SOLD OUT. If you have been watching my Google Calendar, you'd know that already.
A free event is presented by: Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Leadership Pittsburgh Inc., Sustainable Pittsburgh.

Featuring Larry King, Deputy Secretary for Planning, PA Department of Transportation and a local reaction panel, this forum is being held the day after the Governor's Transportation Funding and Reform Commission will release their final report addressing the Commonwealth's transportation funding crisis. On hand to review Commission key findings and recommendations will be PENNDOT Deputy Secretary for Planning, Larry King.

Mr. King will be followed by a local panel that will provide insights and reactions to the high stakes challenge of solving the funding crisis as well as prospects for implementation of recommendations by the General Assembly and Governor. Panelists include:

Stephen Bland, CEO, Port Authority
J. Bracken Burns, Chairman, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission; Co-Chair Washington County Board of Commissioners
Jim Roddey, Member, Governor's Transportation Funding and Reform Commission
Barbara Simpson, Pittsburgh Interfaith Impact Network

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