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Washington Briefing

March 30-31, 2015 | Washington, DC

Prepared Summary of Meeting

Monday, March 30, 2015 to Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Session Date: 
Monday, March 30, 2015
Session Description: 

Where Tolling Fits in Surface Transportation Policy and Funding

Big Picture of U.S. Surface Transportation Funding

The Appropriate Role for Tolling; Where it Works; Where it’s Growing; What this Means

Research Underpinnings of Tolling

The State of Play on Transportation Authorization in Congress

This session was off the record. No presentations, discussion panel only. 

  • Alex Herrgott, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
  • Colin Peppard, U.S. Senator Tom Carper
  • Mary Phillips, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit


Gegory Nadeau, Deputy Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, addressed the crowd.

Session Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Session Description: 

What Customers, Critics & The Media Think About Tolling and Why

Moderator: Patrick Jones, IBTTA

  • Ashley Halsey, III, The Washington Post
  • Ron Nixon, Reporter, The New York Times

This session was a discussion panel only. No formal presentations were given.

State and Local Innovations In Surface Transportation Funding

Moderator: John McCuskey, E-470 Public Highway Authority

The Future of Transportation Technology and System Finance

Moderator: Ken Philmus, Xerox Services

Association Partners Perspective

  • Bud Wright, AASHTO
  • Petra Mollet, APTA

This was a discussion panel only. There were no formal presentations.