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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Studies
at University of California, Berkeley present the:
2017 California Transportation Planning Conference, Partnering for Sustainable Transportation:
Meeting the Challenge Now and Into the Future.

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Wednesday, May 3 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Investing in Transportation: Revenue increases from traditional funding sources, while exploring new opportunities

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A growing state needs a transportation system that meets the needs of its citizens.  This transportation system should provide choices for different users and address the needs of businesses, super-commuters, issues in rural parts of the state versus unique challenges in urban regions.  This panel will provide their views and perspectives on both current and future trends for funding transportation, as well as what methods are currently working for maintaining our current infrastructure and planning for future projects in today’s complex funding environment that is affected by legislation, both at a Federal, state and regional levels.

Moderators
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Andrew Dohrmann

Director of Government Relations, T.Y. Lin International
Andrew Dohrmann is the Director of Government Relations for T.Y. Lin International, a full-services infrastructure consulting firm. He joined the firm in 2016 after spending eleven years working in the United States Congress. | | For the past six years he worked as a professional staffer on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee for Senator Barbara Boxer, with jurisdiction over the Federal Highway Administration. In this role he was a lead author and negotiator of both Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP‐21), enacted in 2012, and the Fixing... Read More →

Speakers
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Susan Bransen

Executive Director, California Transportation Commission
Ms. Bransen serves as the California Transportation Commission’s (Commission) Executive Director, reporting to the thirteen-member Commission.  She has a major role in affecting the outcome of all policies and actions adopted by the Commission including the programming and allocation of several billion dollars annually for the construction of highway, passenger rail, transit and active transportation improvements throughout... Read More →
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Grace Crunican

General Manager, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)
Grace Crunican was appointed General Manager of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) by the BART Board of Directors in 2011. Prior to coming to BART, she was Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) for eight years, the Director of the Orego... Read More →
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Baruch Feigenbaum

Assistant Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation
Baruch Feigenbaum is the Assistant Director of Transportation Policy at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. He specializes in transportation policy.Prior to joining Reason, Feigenbaum handled transportation issues on Capitol Hill for Representative Lynn Westmoreland. He earned his... Read More →
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Nadine Lee

Deputy Chief Innovation Officer, LA Metro
Nadine Lee is the Deputy Executive Officer for LA Metro’s Office of Extraordinary Innovation. Nadine works with Metro staff, government partners, and private companies to launch innovative concepts in planning, project delivery, and operations - all in the interest of helping Metro provide a more flexible, demand-responsive mobility system for Los Angeles County. | | Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Nadine led the development and implementation of the Flatiron Flyer bus rapid transit for... Read More →


Wednesday May 3, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
California Ballroom

Attendees (22)