Sessions

05-18-2021

  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (ET)

    Fireside Chat with U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

    Join us as we kick of the 2021 APTA Legislative Conference with a fireside chat with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg.

    Speakers
    Hon. Pete Buttigieg
    Paul Skoutelas
  • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM (ET)

    The Year Ahead in Transit – Update from the Federal Transit Administration

    Nuria Fernandez, Deputy Administrator of the FTA, and her team will discuss public transportation priorities for the upcoming year, setting the stage for reauthorization of the FAST Act.

    Panelists
    Nuria Fernandez
    Henrika Buchanan
    Selene Dalton-Kumins
    Subash Iyer
    Introducer
    Jeff Nelson
  • 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM (ET)

    Opportunities to Address Race and Equity through Infrastructure Investment

    “APTA has convened a distinguished panel on opportunities to address race and equity through infrastructure investment. This panel is designed to raise awareness of activities at Federal, State, and local to address systemic racial and social inequities and how the investments in infrastructure we make today will provide for more equitable transportation systems in the future”

    Moderator
    Matt Tucker
    Panelists
    Seantae Byers
    Alva Carassco
    Calvin Gladney
    Subash Iyer
  • 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM (ET)

    Infrastructure and Fast Act Authorization – A View from the Hill

    Please join APTA in welcoming and hearing from a key leaders on the FAST Act who will share their respective Committee’s initiatives and priorities for 2019, the prospects for a FAST Act reauthorization bill, and increasing investment in surface transportation infrastructure.

    Speakers
    Rep. Peter DeFazio
    Sen. Sherrod Brown
    Rep. Sam Graves
    Sen. Maria Cantwell
    Introducers
    Dorval Carter
    Jeff Nelson
    Erika Mazza
    Matt Tucker
  • 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM (ET)

    Public Transportation Funding, Infrastructure and FAST Act Reauthorization

    With both Congress and the Administration developing significant infrastructure initiatives, this session features a discussion of the major infrastructure proposals and funding bills being debated on Capitol Hill. It will feature the key Congressional staff representing House and Senate committees responsible for public transportation funding, formulas, and policies.

    Moderators
    Dorval Carter
    Erika Mazza
    Panelists
    Jackie Schmitz
    Cheryle Tucker
    Dabney Hegg
    Wesley Wright
    Homer Carlisle
  • 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM (ET)

    Conference Debrief

    Speaker
    Dorval Carter
    Erika Mazza
    Jeff Nelson
    Paul Skoutelas