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Project Title: Transit Research and Development: Federal Role in the National Program

PIN: SAIS-P-03-05-A         

Major Unit:
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:

RSO:
Kortum, Katherine

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure


Transit Research Analysis Committee
April 5, 2004 - April 6, 2004
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Jill Wilson
Email: jwilson@nas.edu
Phone: 202/334-3817
Fax: 202/334-3510


Agenda:

AGENDA

Monday, April 5, 2004

10:15am - 12:15pm
Setting the Context for the Committee's Review

10:15am
Charge to the committee and sponsor expectations for the study, FTA staff

10:40am
TRB experience with similar reviews of research programs, TRB staff

11:00am
Historical overview of FTA's research program, FTA staff

12:15pm
LUNCH

1:15pm - 3:00pm
Review of FTA's Draft R&T Strategic Plan

1:15pm
Key features of strategic plan, FTA staff and contractor

2:30pm
Group discussion of strategic plan

3:00pm
BREAK

3:15pm - 5:00pm
Transit R&T - Perspectives on FTA Role

3:15pm
Overview of Transit Cooperative Research Progam activities, TCRP staff

3:35pm
Panel Discussion: The FTA Role in Transit Research
- American Public Transportation Association (invited)
- Community Transportation Association of America (invited)
- Easter Seals/ Project Action (invited)

4:15pm
Group discussion - preliminary reactions to FTA's draft R&T strategic plan

5:15pm
RECEPTION

Tuesday, April 6, 2004

10:15am - 11:45am
Informal discussion with FTA staff


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Michael Townes
Karen Antion
Barry Barker
David Bayliss
Ronald Epstein

Santo Grande
Delon Hampton
Paul Jamieson
Brian Macleod
Michael Mulhern

Nigel Wilson


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
- Committee's statement of task
- Committee composition and balance
- Federal Transit Administration's draft strategic research plan
- Points raised during the presentations and panel discussion at the meeting
- Tentative plans for the second committee meeting

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
None.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: April 19, 2004