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Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Future of Transportation Funding

07:30 AM - 10:30 AM Central Standard Time



Join us as we kick off E-Week with a presentation by a pioneer in congestion charging, electronic road pricing, and road user charging throughout the world. Then, participate through live text message polling in a panel discussion on these issues and potential solutions.

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Transportation is essential to keep people and the economy moving but current funding falls far short of what is needed to maintain and improve our current infrastructure. A nationwide issue, some states are looking to user fees to solve the problem, such as tolling and vehicle miles traveled, others are focused on local option taxes and public-private partnerships (P3s). Join us as we kick off E-Week with a presentation by a pioneer in congestion charging, electronic road pricing, and road user charging throughout the world. Then, participate through live text message polling in a panel discussion on these issues and potential solutions.
 
The American Society for Highway Engineers President, Sam Mody, PE, will kick off this exciting program and share more about the organization and how you can become a member and get involved with the new DFW section. You will also have the opportunity to find out more about membership and involvement in our partner organizations.
 
MODERATOR: Jennifer C. Yoder, CPSM, Vice President, JRB Engineering
American Society for Highway Engineers DFW Section Champion
 
SPEAKER & PANELIST: Jack Opiola, Managing Partner & President, D Artagna
Road Usage Charging Expert
 
PANELISTS:
• John Barton, PE, TxDOT Deputy Executive Director
• Kathryn Wilemon, Arlington Mayor Pro Tempore & Council Member
   Texas Municipal League Transportation & Rights of Way Chair
 

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