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NCDOT Public Transportation Statewide Strategic Plan Summit: “Connecting North Carolinians to Opportunities”
March 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon will unveil the Public Transportation Statewide Strategic Plan, which lays the framework for improved partnerships and future transit investments. The Plan includes a Connected Statewide Network expanding mobility options and connecting residents in rural and urban areas to opportunities across North Carolina and to economic centers in nearby states.
Speakers will include Sen. Jim Davis of Macon County, Rep. John A. Torbett of Gaston County, Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen, Federal Transit Administration Regional Administrator Dr. Yvette Taylor and Citrix Vice President Nate Spilker. They will discuss the role of transit in promoting North Carolina’s economic prosperity and improving access to jobs, education and health care. More than 400 elected officials, planners, local and regional transit operators and citizens from across the state will participate in the summit and take the first steps towards putting the strategic plan into action.
Media may arrive after 12:45 p.m. for setup and interviews. Ask for Bruce Siceloff at the registration table or text 919-260-4227.