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Where do you go for millions -- or billions -- of dollars? Securing federal and local funding for big transit projects can be overwhelming. Where do you even begin? Hear from leading strategists in three regions that found their pot of gold: Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and Washington's Maryland suburbs have billions of dollars of new rail projects, and their regions are reaping the benefits. Specially geared to regions who are just beginning to think about project funding, hear strategies for leveraging changes in agency governance, raising local revenue and maximizing its immediate impact, attracting federal investments, and using private investment to reduce upfront costs and achieve value over time.
Moderator: Sean Libberton, Principal, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., Washington, DC
Henry Kay, Director, Transportation Planning, RK&K, Baltimore, Maryland
Hal Johnson, AICP, Manager of Project Development, Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake City, Utah
Mark Linsenmayer, AICP, Director, Countywide Planning & Development, Metro, Los Angeles, California