MINETA TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT: PAVING THE WAY TO A BETTER FUTURE — THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SB1 FUNDS
The need to invest in California’s transportation system is dire and after years of seeking a solution to the state’s transportation crisis, the state legislature passed and the governor signed SB 1, also known as the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, increasing transportation funding by $54 billion over a decade. SB 1 provides the first significant, stable and ongoing increase in state transportation funding in more than two decades.
This free, half-day summit hosted by the Mineta Transportation Institute looks at how SB1 funds are being implemented and documents the strategies that state, local and regional governments and transportation agencies are taking to address California’s transportation needs.
Underwritten by the Mineta Transportation Institute
Keynote Introduction: Norman Mineta
Secretary (ret.) U.S. Department of Transportation
Keynote Address: Laurie Berman
Director, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Featured Speaker: Asha Agrawal, Ph.D.
Director, Mineta Transportation Institute National Transportation Finance Center
Executive Director, Transportation California
CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group and California Transportation Commission Member
General Manager, AC Transit
Executive Director, California Alliance for Jobs
CEO, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro)
Karen Philbrick, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Mineta Transportation Institute—Moderator