MTF's Forum: Transportation in an Era of Transition


Wednesday, September 27, 2017 

from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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UMass Club
One Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108

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   Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito

    Guest Speaker

An MTF Summit on Transportation Capital Spending, Capital Planning & Rethinking Resources. Topics will include:

Key findings from MTF's latest Transportation Finance Report 

Explore the progress made since the Transportation Finance Commission completed its seminal work a decade ago, and the unfinished business

Panel I - Capital Planning in an Era of Disruption - the impact of climate change and technology on the state's infrastructure

  • Stephanie Pollack, Secretary & Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Transportation
  • Jessica Robinson, Director of City Solutions, Ford Smart Mobility
  • Corey ErshowTransportation Policy Manager, Lyft 
  • Julie Wormser, Former VP Policy and Planning Boston Harbor Now 

Moderated by: Ruth Bonsignore, Board of Directors at Massachusetts Department of Transportation


 Panel II - Re-thinking resources - rising uncertainties demand a new long-term plan                         

  • Jon Lenicheck, District Director, Office of Congressman Capuano
  • Michael Heffernan, Secretary of Administration and Finance
  • Ananth Prasad, HNTB's National Transportation Practice Manager 
  • Moderated by: Stephen Silveira, SVP  at ML Strategies and former Chairman of the Transportation Finance Commission

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    Andrea D'Attilio
    Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation

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