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DOT Listening Session on National Transportation Program
New York City
October 6, 1998

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) invites Public Officials, Transit Operations, State DOT's , Labor Unions, Disadvantaged Business Entrepreneurs, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, State and Regional Transit Associations, Community Groups, Universities and Colleges, Trade Press and all interested parties to attend a public meeting to share comments with DOT concerning how to implement the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st century (TEA-21).

When: Tuesday, October 6, 1998, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Host: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Where: The Oval Room, One World Trade Center, 43rd Floor, New York, NY

8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks by Deputy Secretary Mortimer Downey

Session Format and DOT Panel Introductions

Remarks by the Listening Panel Modal Administrators

U.S. DOT Panel

  • Deputy Secretary Mortimer Downey
  • FTA Administrator Gordon J. Linton
  • FTA Deputy Administrator Nuria I. Fernandez
  • FTA Associate Administrator for Budget and Policy Michael A. Winter
  • FHWA Deputy Administrator Gloria J. Jeff
  • FRA Deputy Administrator Donald M. Itzkoff
  • NHTSA Deputy Administrator Philip R. Recht
  • Acting Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs Jack Basso
9:30 a.m. Panel 1 (Elected Officials)
10:00 a.m. Panel 2 (State Departments of Transportation)
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Panel 3 (Freight, Ports and Highways)
11:45 a. m.Audience Questions and Answers
12:15 p.m. Lunch on your own (Afternoon Panels Reconvene at 1:15 p.m.)
1:15 p.m. Panel 4 (Labor and Community Interest Groups)
2:00 p.m. Panel 5 (Transit)
3:00 p.m.Break
3:15 p.m. Panel 6 (Transit)
4:15 p.m.Audience Questions and Answers
5:00 p.m.Adjourn

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