Hosted by NGA and Building America's Future (BAF)

Gov. Rendell joined Mayor Bloomberg, former Speaker Gingrich and former Rep. Gephardt to discuss the future of the nation's transportation system; reflect on potential changes from the reauthorization of the surface transportation program; and examine funding gaps.

First Panel

Welcome
Judith Rodin, Ph.D., President, The Rockefeller Foundation
 
Remarks
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Co-Chair, Building America's Future
 
Remarks
Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, Chair, National Governors Association; Co-Chair, Building America's Future
 
Remarks
The Honorable Newt Gingrich, Former Speaker of the House; Founder, American Solutions
 
Remarks
The Honorable Dick Gephardt, Former House Majority Leader; President and CEO, Gephardt Group
 
Discussion
Gov. Rendell moderates discussion with The Honorable Newt Gingrich and The Honorable Dick Gephardt
 

Second Panel

Remarks
John Thomasian, Director, NGA Center for Best Practices

Opening Statement and Introduction of Panelists
Will Kempton, Director, California Department of Transportation

 
Remarks
Beth Osborne, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation
 
Remarks
James Reid, Deputy Staff Director, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
 
Remarks
Ruth Van Mark, Minority Staff Director, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
 
Remarks
Rob Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Chair, National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission
 
Discussion
Will Kempton moderates discussion with expert panelists
 
Discussion continued