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Thursday, October 29, 2015

WTS-Boston October Luncheon: Massachusetts Rail Assets – Past, Present, and Future Value

11:30 AM - 01:15 PM Eastern Standard Time



Join us as we hear from MassDOT Rail & Transit Administrator Astrid Glynn about the future of passenger and freight rail in Massachusetts. Administrator Glynn will discuss how rail can provide Massachusetts with cost effective regional connections and what Massachusetts can do to realize rail’s value.

Register Here:  http://wtsevents.org/chapter/Boston/

Learn about our 2015 Luncheon Scholarship Program here: http://www.wtsinternational.org/boston/new-2015-luncheon-scholarship-program/

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Guest Speaker:

Astrid Glynn, Rail and Transit Administrator
Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Astrid Glynn serves as Rail and Transit Administrator for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, having been appointed as of June 1, 2015. As one of four administrators within MassDOT, Ms. Glynn oversees the Commonwealth’s fourteen regional transit authorities as well as programs and policies for both freight rail and passenger rail.

Ms. Glynn brings to her position the benefit of her experience as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Transportation as well as her prior service to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as Deputy Secretary at the Executive Office of Transportation (predecessor to MassDOT) and the Office of Commonwealth Development – the office that coordinated the work of the transportation, environment, and housing secretariats. Following her NYDOT service, she co-founded the Transportation Planning Research Group (TPRG) and was engaged in numerous transportation projects throughout the region and the nation.

Long an advocate for strategic investment in transportation infrastructure and services, Ms. Glynn is also an advocate for promoting women in the field of transportation.

Courtyard Boston Downtown
275 Tremont Street
Boston, Massachusetts

Registration/Networking:  11:30AM – 12:00PM
Lunch/Announcements:  12:00PM – 12:30PM
Program:  12:30PM - 1:15PM 

October Luncheon Menu
Classic Caesar Salad with Croutons
Chicken Pomodoro with Risotto and Seasonal Vegetables 
Chef’s Selection of Seasonal Dessert

Kindly RSVP by Thursday, October 22, 2015

Note: A $10 late charge will be applied to registrations received after the deadline.

Registrations are binding. No-shows will be billed.

For questions on this event, please contact Arzu Kurkoglu at: arzu.kurkoglu@hatchmott.com

 

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