2020 Washington, D.C. Transportation Fly-In

Tuesday, September 22

3:00 pm CST– Welcome and Discussion of Federal Transportation Funding

  • Status of Federal Highway Trust Fund
  • Proposals for 5-year Surface Transportation Funding plan House and Senate
  • Update on FY2021 THUD Appropriations

Emily Tranter, Lockridge Grindal Nauen; Dennis McGrann, Folger Square Group; Serge Phillips, MnDOT

4:30 CST – Reception and Networking 

  • MnDOT Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher
    Great opportunity to talk with other participants

Wednesday, September 23   

7:30 am CST – Breakfast with Minnesota Congressional Delegation       

10:30 am 

  • Changes to National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA)/
  • Discretionary Grants: BUILD and NFRA Grants, ROUTES
  • Kevan Stone, Executive Director, National Association of County Engineers (NACE)
  • Sean Poole, Dir. Of Intergovernmental Relations, US DOT Paul Baumer, US DOT and John Augustine US DOT, Loren Smith Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy

Thursday, September 24

8:00 am – Breakfast with Senator Klobuchar -

Caroline Hunsicker, Office of Senator Smith; American Public Transit Assn.

  • Federal Transit Funding
  • CARES Act Status
  • Proposed Transit Funding by House and Senate
  • Minnesota Transit Needs and Projects

9:30 am CST – Transportation Funding and Construction in Other States
Dr. Alison Black, American Road and Transportation Builders Association