Meeting the Challenges of Urban Transportation

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Abstract: 

This e-book is the edited proceedings of a SuperSession held during the American Society of Public Administrations (ASPA) 2010 conference, Invigorating Public Service for Change, which was held in San Jose, CA, on April 9-13. The Meeting the Challenges of Urban Transportation panel included Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) Executive Director Rod Diridon, Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) CEO Steve Heminger, and Silicon Valley Leadership Group President and CEO Carl Guardino. The presentation was moderated by the Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, former Secretary of Transportation and founder of MTI. Topics included a look at the MTCs regional transportation plans, planned expansion of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART), and an overview of the proposed California high-speed rail system. Presentations were followed by a question and answer session.

Published: 

May 2010

Keywords: 

Finance
High speed rail
Transportation planning
Transportation policy
Urban transportation