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Transportation Finance and Road Usage Charging Conference

April 26-28, 2015 | Portland, OR


Final Agenda

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Prepared Summary of Meeting

Sunday, April 26, 2015 to Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Session Description: 

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Tolling and RUC Just Got More Interesting (Part 1)

Moderator: Steve Morello, D'Artagnan Consulting

Tolling and RUC Just Got More Interesting (Part 2)

Moderator: Susan Buse, Management Consultant


Monday, April 27, 2015

Setting the Stage and Charge to the Delegates

Moderator: Pat Jones, IBTTA

Project Planning

Moderator: Michael Schneider, HDR, iNc.

Roundup of RUC Progress and Plans in the U.S. & Abroad

Moderator: Shannon Crum, Consultant

Getting More Bang for the Buck

Moderator: Adrian Moore, Ph.D., Reason Foundation

Political & Policy Considerations of Implementing RUC

Moderator: Lee Munnich, University of MN

  • Maria Matesanz, Moody's Investors Service (No formal presentation)
  • Keith Mortimer, Wyeval Consulting
  • Jack Opiola, D'Artagnan Consulting LLP
  • Norma Ortega, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

Blending Funding Sources

Moderator: Tom Boast, THB Advisory LLC

Operational & Technology Considerations of Implementing RUC

Moderator: Larry Yermack, Cubic Transportation Systems


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Toll Revenue Diversion: Risks and Rewards

Moderator: Javier Rodriguez, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

Saavan Gatfield, Fitch Ratings
Brian Mayhew, Bay Area Toll Authority, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Andy Rountree, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Approaches to Public Engagement & Acceptance of RUC

Moderator: Greg Hulsizer, HNTB Corporation

Colleen Gants, PRR, Inc.
Daniel Sparling, Wilson, Sparling & Associates
Asha Weinstein Agrawal, San José State University

CFO Roundtable

Moderator: Andy Rountree, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

This session had no formal presentations.

RUC and Business Impacts of Commercial Account Managers

Moderator: JJ Eden, AECOM