California Sustainable Transportation Funding WorkshopSponsored by the Mileage-Based User Fee Alliance (MBUFA)

Hosted by Caltrans and SCAG

Click Here for Free Registration

 Tuesday, October 7

Embassy Suites, “Emerald Salon” Conference Room

800 Central Ave, Glendale, CA 91203

(818) 550-0828

 

 

Agenda

12:30 pm                  Refreshments/Mingle

 

1:00 pm                   Welcome

Malcolm Dougherty, California Department of Transportation

 

Introductions/MBUFA Background

Barbara Rohde, MBUFA

 

1:10 pm                   The Federal & California Financial Cliff

Jack Basso, MBUFA

Steven Keck, California Department of Transportation

 

The Importance of Transportation Infrastructure: 

Enhancing California’s Economy

Nick Vyas, University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, Global Supply Chain Management Program

 

2:00 pm                    MBUF 101

Adrian Moore, The Reason Foundation

 

What Are Other States Doing to Move the Cliff?

Barbara Rohde, MBUFA

 

The Oregon Model

James Whitty, Oregon Department of Transportation

 

3:15 pm                   State & Local MBUF Efforts

Lucy Dunn, California Transportation Commission

Norma Ortega, California Department of Transportation

Hasan Ikhrata, Southern California Association of Governments

Eric Thronson, California State Senate Transportation and Housing Committee

 

Q&A Session

 

4:15 pm                   Wrap Up and Closing Remarks

Jack Basso, MBUFA

 

 

4:30 – 5:30 pm            Reception

 

Please   Register by Clicking Here

 

MBUFA would like to thank our Education Series Sponsors for their efforts and continued support:

 

 

 

Thank you to Gold Sponsor
    


 

 

For More Information:  www.mbufa.org

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