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FHWA Megaregions and Transportation Research Coordination Group - Friday, March 1, 2013

Summary by USDOT/Volpe Center


  • Fred Bowers, Federal Highway Association (FHWA) Office of Planning
  • Bruce Agnew, Cascadia Center for Regional Development
  • Fred Ducca, University of Maryland (UMD)
  • Jane Hayse and Jared Lombard, Atlanta Regional Council (ARC)
  • Carol Lewis, Texas Southern University
  • Susan Herre, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Barbara Ivanov, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
  • Tom O'Brien, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
  • Catherine Ross, David Lee, Harry West, Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD), Georgia Tech
  • Peter Rafferty, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Gian-Claudia Sciara, UC-Davis, TRB Megaregions Sub-Committee
  • Charles "Muggs" Stoll, SANDAG
  • Erika Young, National Assoc. of Regional Councils (NARC)
  • William Lyons, Haley Peckett, David Daddio, USDOT/Volpe Center


Key Takeaways from TRB Freight Workshop

Ongoing Research and Activities

The following is an updated version of the Volpe summary of research and resources provided by Research Group members. Please send additional items and changes to Haley Peckett at the Volpe Center.

Transportation Research Board

MPOs, State DOTs, and Associates


USDOT (FHWA and the Volpe Center)

Future megaregions coordination calls

FHWA and the Volpe Center will schedule the next quarterly call for early summer 2013. The Volpe Center will email updates and upcoming events to all call participants.

These can be updated and discussed via email before topics are identified for future calls.

Updated: 10/20/2015
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