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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:
Studies and Special Programs Division

RSO:
Kortum, Katherine

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure


Transit Research and Development: Federal Role in the National Program
April 6, 2017 - April 7, 2017
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
Email: kkortum@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-3123
Fax:


Agenda:

9:00
Committee introductions, Statement of Task, and report timeline
Katherine Kortum, Senior Program Officer, TRB
Faith Hall, TRAC Program Manager, Office of Research Management, Innovation and Outreach, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

9:15
FTA presentations

Response to TRAC’s Fall 2016 letter report & FTA Research Priorities within the new Administration
Vincent Valdes, Associate Administrator, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

Review of FTA’s Annual Research Report
Jamie Pfister, Deputy Associate Administrator, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation
What results were we looking for?
What results are we seeing now?

Review of FTA’s performance metrics for research
Mary Leary, Director, Office of Research Management, Innovation and Outreach, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

Highlights of Performance Metrics and Outcomes in Two Major Programs
Mobility on Demand Performance Metrics
Gwo-Wei Torng, Director, Office Mobility Innovation, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

Zero Emissions Vehicle Program
Mike Baltes, Director, Office of Infrastructure and Asset Innovation, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

12:00pm
Lunch

1:00
Open session adjourns


Friday, April 7

8:30
FTA discussion with committee members
Matt Welbes, Acting Deputy Administrator and Executive Director, FTA
Vince Valdes
Jamie Pfister

10:00
Open session adjourns


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Anna M. Berry
J. Barry Barker
Ron Brooks
Nadine Lee
Carol Abel Lewis
John Lewis
Jr.
Angela Miller
Brad Miller
Macy Neshati
Ed Watt

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
committee discussed their perceptions of FTA's performance metrics and outlined their letter report

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
none

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: April 7, 2017