2011 NTC Maryland Transportation Symposium

On October 11, 2011, the National Transportation Center at Morgan State University brought together transportation advocates, students, policy makers, and community leaders for the NTC Maryland Transportation Symposium. The half-day event examined the future of transportation funding and infrastructure in Maryland.

Speakers included Ken Ullman, Howard County Executive; Lei Zhang, Ph.D., assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park; and U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings.

Conference documents and some speakers' PowerPoint presentations can be viewed below.

Documents

Community Guide to Transportation Funding in Maryland (includes conference agenda and speaker bios)

Maryland Department of Transportation Financing

PowerPoint Presentations

Maryland Transportation Overview
Darrell Mobley, deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation

Economic Benefits of Transportation
Lei Zhang, Ph.D., assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park

Public Perspectives on Transportation and User Fees
Michael Callow, Ph.D., and Nathan Austin, Ph.D., associate professors in the department of business administration at Morgan State University

Federal Transit Funding Challenges and Opportunities
David Vozzolo, vice president and senior associate at HDR, Inc.

Equity Impacts of Transportation Options
Adiele Nwankwo, Ph.D., senior vice president at Parsons Brinckerhoff

Impacts of Transportation (Under) Investment
Gloria Jeff, associate director of transportation operations administration for the D.C. Department of Transportation

The Maryland Transit Administration and the Maryland Department of Transportation sponsored the NTC Maryland Transportation Symposium. AAA, Associated Black Charities, ACEC Maryland, Maryland Society of Professional Engineers, Citizens Planning and Housing Association, Central Maryland Transportation Alliance, Suburban Maryland Transportation Alliance, and Maryland Transportation Builders and Materials Association were co-sponsors.