Transportation Committee Presentations at NCSL 2009 Legislative Summit

Philadelphia, PA
July 20 - 24, 2009

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Monday, July 20

 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

PPP Partners Project Education Session

Overall Meeting Summaries Approved by NCSL

Executive Summary (2 pages)
Detailed Meeting Summary (37 pages)

Project Co-Chairs

  • Representative Terri Austin, Indiana
  • Representative Linda Harper-Brown, Texas

Project Staff Chair

  • Fred Lewis, West Virginia

Review of Previous Project Meeting (April 22-23, 2009, Washington, D.C.)

  • Senator Pamela Gorman, Arizona

Speakers

Next PPP Partners meeting: In conjunction with the NCSL Fall Forum, San Diego, December 9 – 12, 2009

Tuesday, July 21

10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Plane Speaking: Aviation in the States

Presiding & Moderator

  • Senator Dennis Nolan, Nevada and Chair, Transportation Committee, NCSL

Speakers

  • Andy Cebula, Executive Vice President of Government Affairs, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Maryland
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  • Henry Ogrodzinski, President/CEO, National Association of State Aviation Officials, District of Columbia
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  • Frank J. San Martin, Manager, Airport Financial Assistance Division, Federal Aviation Administration
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12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Ignition Interlock Devices

Jointly hosted by the NCSL Law & Criminal Justice Committee
Lunch sponsored by the Century Council

  • Robyn Robertson, President and CEO, Traffic Injury Research Foundation, Ontario, Canada

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Transportation Committee Business Meeting

 REAL ID policy 

Presiding

  • Senator Dennis Nolan, Nevada and Chair, Transportation Committee, NCSL

Speakers

  • Katie Greene, State and Local Coordinator, Office of Intergovernmental Programs, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, District of Columbia
  • Kathy Kraninger, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Screening Coordination, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, District of Columbia
  • Joanna Turner, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Intergovernmental Affairs, U.S. Department of Transportation, District of Columbia
     

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Surface Transportation Authorization

Moderator

  • Senator D. Scott Dibble, Minnesota and Vice-Chair, Transportation Committee, NCSL

Speakers

  • Alex Herrgott, Professional Staff Member, Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate, District of Columbia
  • Todd Kohr, Director of Highways Policy, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives, District of Columbia
  • Joanna Turner, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Intergovernmental Affairs, U.S. Department of Transportation, District of Columbia

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Linking Research with Policy: A Traffic Safety Perspective

Moderator

  • Senator Paula Dockery, Florida and Vice-Chair, Transportation Committee, NCSL

Speakers
  • Senator Dennis Nolan, Nevada and Chair, Transportation Committee, NCSL
  • Dr. Flaura Koplin Winston, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, U of Penn School of Medicine, Pennsylvania
Wednesday, July 22

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

High-Speed Rail: Changing How America Travels?

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Moderator

  • Eric Bugaile, Executive Director, House Transportation Committee, Pennsylvania, and Staff Chair, NCSL Transportation Standing Committee

Speakers

  • Wendell Cox, Principal, Demographia, Illinois
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  • Shayne Gill, Program Manager—Aviation, Passenger Rail & Public Transportation, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), District of Columbia
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  • Paul Nissenbaum, Director of the Office of Passenger & Freight Programs, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), District of Columbia
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  • D. Randy Peterman, Transportation Analyst, Congressional Research Service, District of Columbia
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  • Representative Charles Schlottach, Missouri
Thursday, July 23 

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm 

Issue Forum
Paving the Way for Transportation Innovations

Speakers

  • Stephen Godwin, Director of Studies and Special Programs, Transportation Research Board, District of Columbia
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  • Jeffrey Lindley, Associate Administrator, Office of Operations, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, District of Columbia
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  • Shelley Row, Director, ITS Joint Program Office, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, District of Columbia
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