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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
March 27, 2017 - March 28, 2017
Miami, FL

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: 2023342401
Fax: 2023342401


Monday, March 27, 2017


7:30 AM Breakfast

8:30 AM Introduction and Welcome
Michael Townes

Overview of Study Charge & Listening Session Purpose
Monica Starnes

8:45 AM Panel on Climate Change/Resilience
Moderated by: Vicki Arroyo

Allison Yeh, Hillsborough MPO
Elizabeth Habic, Maryland SHA
James Lambert, University of Virginia
Joseph Krolak, Federal Highway Administration

10:45 AM BREAK – 15 Minutes

11:00 AM Panel on Environmental Impact and Sustainability Issues
Moderated by: Joan McDonald

Xavier Pagan, Florida Department of Transportation
Wayne Kober, Consultant (retired Pennsylvania DOT)
Drew Joyner, North Carolina Department of Transportation
Eric Sundquist, State Smart Transportation Initiative


1:45 PM Panel on Human Environment and Equity
Moderated by: Michael Townes

Thomas Hawkins, 1000 Friends of Florida
Jacqui Patterson, NAACP
Collette Pichon Battle, US Human Rights Network
Felipe Floresca, Emerald Cities

3:45 PM BREAK – 15 Minutes

4:00 PM Presentation on Toll-Financed Reconstruction and Modernization
Moderated by: Joan McDonald

Robert Poole, Reason Foundation


Tuesday, March 28, 2017


7:30 AM Breakfast

8:30 AM Introduction and Welcome
Michael Townes

8:35 AM Overview of Study Charge & Listening Session Purpose/Review topics covered on Day 1
Monica Starnes

8:45 AM Public Transit and the Interstate Highway System
Moderated by: Michael Townes
Joel Michael Volinski, University of South Florida
Brad Thoburn, Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Edward Regan, CDM Smith

10:15 AM Open discussion

10:30 AM Miami Beach Resilience Improvement Program
Moderated by: Vicki Arroyo
Margarita Wells, Miami Beach Government

12:00 PM End of Public Panels

12:30 AM Walking Tour: Miami Beach road improvements for weather/climate related resilience

The tour is open to the first five individuals from the public that sign up in advance. The walking tour will start at the corner of Sunset Harbour Dr. and 18th Street. Participants must procure their own means of transportation to the starting location. Members of the public are required to stay with the group, and must notify National Academies’ staff ( no later than March 22, if planning to attend.