Paying for Transportation in California: Does COVID-19 Change Everything

June 16, 2020

EVENT PRESS RELEASE

Mineta Transportation Institute

Irma Garcia

Communications and Operations Manager

408-924-7566

Irma.garcia@sjsu.edu

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

San Jose, California— The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) and the Commonwealth Club of California present “Paying for Transportation in California: Does COVID-19 Change Everything,” Friday, June 26, 2020 in a free virtual format.

This timely summit features a keynote address by Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency, David S. Kim, and a Q & A moderated by CEO and General Manager of the Valley Transportation Authority, Nuria Fernandez.

The subsequent panel, featuring MTI's Asha W. Agrawal, Silicon Valley Leadership Group's Carl Guardino, Metropolitan Transportation Commission's Therese McMillan, and North County Transit District's Matthew Tucker, will discuss the opportunities for every level of government to help recover transportation revenues in our uncertain future. Can we safely rely on our traditional mix of revenue sources? Will the COVID-19 crisis stimulate innovation in transportation finance?

MTI and the Commonwealth Club of California are proud to host the 11th Annual Mineta National Transportation Policy Summit “Paying for Transportation in California: Does COVID-19 Change Everything” and discuss the real opportunities for every level of government to help recover transportation revenues in our uncertain future.

The summit is from 10-11:30a.m. Guests can register at https://tinyurl.com/MTI-finance2020 (guest must register to receive webinar link).

For additional information on MTI or to view other upcoming MTI events, visit http://transweb.sjsu.edu.