Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Moving Mid-Maryland: Baltimore-Washington Corridor Transportation Summit, April 26

Paul Foer alerts us to this conference (which I don't think I'll be able to make):

Hosted by the Corridor Transportation Corporation in partnership with the
Baltimore/Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce, Fort Meade Alliance, and the BWI Business Partnership, Inc.

Sponsored by Booz/Allen/Hamilton - Saul Ewing LLP and NextBus - The Business Monthly.

The Baltimore-Washington corridor faces tremendous challenges in the public transportation arena. As more and more people travel across jurisdictional lines for work, shopping and entertainment, maintaining effective transportation and the resulting "quality of life" will be come even more critical.

This transportation Summit is designed to highlight today's public transportation challenges by looking at what commuting means to the region. Participants will also gain a clear perspective on the econmic impacts of efficient transportation.

Featuring noted economist Anirban Basu, Sage Policy Group, Baltimore Examiner’s Steve Eldridge, State Senator James Robey, Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream’s Peter Laport, American Public Transportation Association President William Millar, former State Senator Robert Neall, Columnist and Author of "Five Years, Fifty Thousand Jobs: Acting Now on Regional Transportation", Barry Rascovar and Alan Pisarski, author of "Commuting in America I, II, and III".

Invited guests are Governor Martin O’Malley and Congressman Steny Hoyer.

The keynote luncheon address will be by Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Secretary John Porcari.

For directions ONLY, call 410-859-8300.
Location: BWI Airport Marriott, 1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum MD 21240
Cost: $85



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