Asking Congress for Transportation Wins

Time: 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Date: Monday, March 09, 2020

Theatre: Maryland Suite A, B & C, Washington Marriott Wardman Park

09-03-2020 10:45 09-03-2020 12:15 America/New_York Asking Congress for Transportation Wins

Every city has transportation needs, but what can the federal government do to help? In 2020, Congress is due to reauthorize all of their federal transportation programs for transit, bridges, bikes, roads, and more, making this a great opportunity for cities to ask for exactly what their communities need. Come learn which federal programs match… Read more »

NLC Congressional City Conference

Synopsis

Every city has transportation needs, but what can the federal government do to help? In 2020, Congress is due to reauthorize all of their federal transportation programs for transit, bridges, bikes, roads, and more, making this a great opportunity for cities to ask for exactly what their communities need. Come learn which federal programs match up to your community’s needs and how to communicate your needs with Congressional staff effectively as you head to Capitol Hill.

Three Key Takeaways: Find the federal program that works for your city’s specific transportation issues. Learn how the reauthorization makes it the perfect time to share exactly what transportation projects you need with your local officials. Get prepared to share your transportation story with Congress and Congressional staff.

Speakers

  • Mae Stevens Executive Vice President - Signal Group
  • Erich Zimmermann Deputy Director/Transportation Director - National Association of Regional Councils

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