Public Transportation in Crisis with Chuy Garcia

March 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am America/Los Angeles Timezone

We invite you to join us at our virtual panel event on Wednesday, March 24th, at 1 pm EST.

Please RSVP here and please feel free to share the invite with your networks.

Hosted by our Deputy Editor Gabrielle Gurley, this 2-part panel event dives deep into the issues facing public transportation during the COVID-19 pandemic, outlined in Gurley’s article here.

With keynote address by Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-4), we’ve invited top public transportation professionals from across the country to define the crisis and to discuss visions for the post-COVID future.

Panelists include:

  • India Birdsong, General Manager, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
  • Barb Cline, Executive Director, Prairie Hills Transit, Spearfish, South Dakota
  • Julie Kirschbaum, General Manager, Director, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
  • Dr. Beverly Scott, Consultant/CEO, Beverly Scott Associates; Founder, Introducing Youth to American Infrastructure, Inc., Former General Manager, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and  CEO, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
  • Peter Rogoff, CEO of Sound Transit Seattle, former US Department of Transportation Undersecretary of Transportation for Policy 2014-2015; Federal Transit Administrator, 2009-2014.
  • Jarred Johnson, Executive Director, Transit Matters, Boston
  • John Costa, International President, Amalgamated Transit Union
We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you there!
Thank you,
The American Prospect
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