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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:
Transportation Research Board Consensus and Advisory Studies Division

Kortum, Katherine

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure

Transit Research and Development: Federal Role in the National Program
December 2, 2010 - December 3, 2010
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: Claudia Sauls
Phone: 202-334-2373
Fax: 202-334-3510



9:00 FTA Update
Vincent Valdes, FTA

9:15 Overview of 7th TRAC Letter Report

9:30 FTA Reaction to letter report
Thoughts on Workshop Process/Structure
Valdes, Bruce Robinson

10:00 Next Workshop Topic: Ridership Experience

10:15 Importance to FTA Goals
Valdes, Robinson

10:30 Break

10:45 Overview of Relevant FTA research Valdes, Robinson

11:00 FTA presentations on specific areas being researched
(e.g., ITS, traveler information)

NOON Lunch

1:00 RITA presentation on intermodal ITS research (linking transit to other modes)

2:00 Committee brainstorming on design of workshop – questions that need answers and possible speakers for next workshop.

3:45 Acknowledgment and farewell to departing TRAC members

3:55 Break

4:00 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
Ralf Resch
Barbara Cline
Nigel Wilson
Paul Jamieson
Anna Barry

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The committee discussed the upcoming workshop

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 10, 2010