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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:

Kortum, Katherine

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure

Transit Research and Development: Federal Role in the National Program
June 25, 2009 - June 26, 2009
J. Erik Jonsson Woods Hole Center
314 Quissett Ave.
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

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: Nikisha Turman
Phone: 202/334-2373
Fax: 202/334-3510


Thursday, June 25, 2009

10:00 am – 4:45 pm OPEN SESSION

10:00 Update on FTA R&T Program, Bruce Robinson, Deputy Associate Administrator for Research, Demonstration, and Innovation, FTA
• Activities since December 2008 TRAC meeting
• Future plans and budget
• Status of the Strategic R&D Plan Update
• TRI role in administering TIGER grants

10:45 Overview and discussion of 6th TRAC Letter Report, Chairman and Committee

11:30 Development of Targets for FTA’s Strategic Plan Objectives
• Purpose and overall approach, Bruce Robinson
• TRAC Discussion

12:15 pm Working LUNCH

1:15 Explanation of the Specific Targets Developed for Each of the Strategic Plan Objectives and Goals
• TRAC Discussion

2:30 BREAK

2:45 ITS Research and Strategic Planning at FTA, Walter Kulyk, Director, Office of Mobility Innovation, FTA

3:30 TRAC discussion

3:45 BREAK

4:00-4:45 Public Transport in Germany and Outlook for EU Regulation, Ralf Resch

Friday, June 26, 2009

9:45 – 11:30 am OPEN SESSION

9:45 Informal discussion with FTA
• Reactions to 6th TRAC letter report
• Discussion of previous day’s meeting
• Plans for next meeting
• Future TRAC activities
• Etc.

11:30 Break to CLOSED Session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
J. Barry Barker
Anna Barry
David Bayliss
Linda Bohlinger
Barbara Cline
Lester Hoel
Brian Macleod
Gale Ogawa
Ralf Resch
Linda Watson
Nigel H.M. Wilson

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Potential committee report materials.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: June 30, 2009