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Next Webinar May 14: Transportation in Small Cities, Towns, and Rural Regions

4 May 2009 | Posted by | 0 Comments | ,

Our current transportation system isolates people in small cities, towns, and rural regions by providing few mobility options, limiting their ability to be economically competitive or access jobs, goods, and essential services. For these reasons, Transportation for America believes strongly that there should be a renewed commitment to rural areas in the next federal transportation bill.

Register now!

Please join Transportation for America’s next interactive webinar on May 14 at 2 p.m. EDT to learn how federal leadership can reform transportation systems to benefit those in small cities, towns, and rural regions, and transform these smaller communities into centers of economic vitality, improved health, and livable places.

A companion policy brief on transportation in small cities, towns, and rural regions will also be released on this date,  available online following the webinar with our other policy briefs.

Our discussion will be led by a panel of experts on rural transportation and related issues:

  • Matthew Chase, Executive Director of the National Association of Development Organizations,
  • Dale Marsico, Executive Director of the Community Transportation Association of America,
  • Dee Davis, President of the Center for Rural Strategies and Chair of the National Rural Assembly, and
  • Janice Brown, Executive Director of the Yellowstone Business Partnership.

Lisa Ballard, President of Current Transportation Solutions, will serve as the moderator, and will provide an overview of how T4 America’s transportation policy recommendations will boost local economies and achieve better quality of life outcomes in non-metropolitan areas.

Registration is free and open to the public. Register today and be sure to sign up for our other webinars being held over the coming months at t4america.org/webinars