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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
September 22, 2016 - September 22, 2016
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: Katherine Kortum
Phone: 202-334-3123



3:00pm: Committee Statement of Task and report timeline
--Katherine Kortum, Senior Program Officer, TRB
--Mary Leary, Director, FTA Office of Research

3:30: FTA presentations

Summary of research results to date
--Vincent Valdes, Associate Administrator, Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation
--Jamie Pfister, Deputy Associate Administrator; Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

Review of FTA’s online dialogue themes
--Mary Leary

Overview of the Current Three Research Priority Areas
--Mobility: Gwo-Wei Torng, Director, Office of Mobility Innovation
--Asset Management & Asset Innovation: Mike Baltes, Director, FTA Office of Technology
--Safety: Mike Baltes

5:30: Meeting adjourns


8:30am: FTA strategic direction and the role of research
--Matthew Welbes, Executive Director, FTA
--Vince Valdes

9:30: Committee response and feedback to Day 1 presentations

11:30: Open session adjourns

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
A. Barry
J.B. Barker
R. Brooks
C. Carr
S. Feigon
N. Lee
C.A. Lewis
A. Miller
B. Miller
M. Neshati
E. Watt

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Committee discussed potential conflicts of interest and biases; previous experiences with the committee and FTA; and the outline of its report

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: September 26, 2016