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Project Title: Future Interstate Highway System Study

PIN: TRB-SASP-16-02         

Major Unit:
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:

Starnes, Monica

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure

Future Interstate Highway System Study - Meeting 4
July 11, 2017 - July 12, 2017
Chicago, IL

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: Anusha Jayasinghe
Phone: 202-334-2401
Fax: 202-334-3510


Metropolitan Planning Council
Marquette Building #1400
140 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60603
July 11-12, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Open Session

8:00 Introductions
Overview of study charge: Norm Augustine, Monica Starnes

Overview of listening session: Ann Drake
8:15 Presentation on Travel Forecast
Steven Polzin – University of South Florida / Future Interstate consulting team

9:15 Break

9:30 Panel on Passenger Travel (Each panelist will provide 15-minute remarks, followed by moderated discussion and Q&A)
Moderator: Joan McDonald
Jill Ingrassia – AAA
Kristina Boardman – Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles
Gregory Cohen – American Highway Users Alliance

11:00 Presentation on Freight Trends
Gary Maring – Cambridge Systematics / Future Interstate consulting team

12:00 Lunch break

12:45 Panel on Freight (Each panelist will provide 15-minute remarks, followed by moderated discussion and Q&A)
Moderator: Ann Drake
Caitlin Rayman - FHWA
Russell Toney – Dover
Mike Burton – C&K Trucking
Scott Perry - Ryder Global Fleet Management Solutions
George Harry - Johnson & Johnson

2:15 End of Open Session

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Open Session

8:00 Introductions
Overview of Study Charge: Norm Augustine, Monica Starnes

8:15 White paper presentation on climate change
Don Wuebbles – University of Illinois
Jennifer Jacobs – University of New Hampshire

9:15 Break

9:30 Department of Defense
Moderator: Norman Mineta
Bruce Busler – US Transportation Command
Kristin French – Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)

10:45 Break

11:00 Chicago and Illinois transportation planning and effects on interstate
Moderator: Ann Drake
Mary Sue Barrett – Metropolitan Planning Council
Randall Blankenhorn – Illinois DOT

11:45 Lunch

12:30 Panel on Economic Development (Each panelist will provide a 15-minute remarks, followed by moderated discussion and Q&A)
Moderator: Joan McDonald
Ed Mortimer – U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Gail Grimmett – Protravel International and Tzell Travel Group
Greg Webb - Archer Daniels Midland

2:00 End of Open Session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
N. Augustine
V. Arroyo
A. Drake
G. Giuliano
S. Heminger
K. Killough
A. Lund
J. McDonald
N. Mineta
M. Townes
C.M. Walton

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Day 1: Study Report,C&P findings: 2015
Day 2: Update on Case Study works by the consultants

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: July 24, 2017