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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
November 16, 2017 - November 17, 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 Introduction: Vincent Valdes, Associate Administrator, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

9:15 FTA presentations on innovation initiatives

Transit Automation Research: Gwo-Wei Torng, Director, Office Mobility Innovation, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

Next Generation Public Transportation Vehicle Technology Research: Mike Baltes, Director, Office of Infrastructure and Asset Innovation, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

Workforce Development in an Era of Emerging Technology: Mary Leary, Acting Deputy Associate Administrator, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

12:00 pm Open session adjourns




Friday, November 17

8:30 FTA discussion with committee members
K. Jane Williams, Acting Administrator, FTA; Matt Welbes, Acting Deputy Administrator and Executive Director, FTA; and Vincent Valdes

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 Barry
J. Barry Barker
Charles Carr
Nadine Lee
Carol Lewis
Angela Miller
Macy Neshati
Edward Watt

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Committee reactions to FTA presentations and report outline

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: November 20, 2017