Cross State Corridors Panel
The movement of freight across the nation’s highways is becoming an ever increasing challenge. This is also giving Sate DOT’s an opportunity to develop creative solutions with neighboring states along critical corridors to address these challenges.
Port of Entry Permits
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Moderated by: Dallas Hammit - Deputy Director for Transportation/State Engineer, Arizona Department of Transportation
Ronald Pate - Director, Rail, Freight, and Ports Division at the Washington State Department of Transportation
Brent Cain - Division Director, Arizona Department of Transportation
Caroline Mays, AICP - Director, Freight and International Trade Section, Texas Department of Transportation
Emergency Response Panel
Emergency responses to fire and floods have been an increasing challenge to State DOTs. Since these events are unplanned, there is generally no or insufficient budget programmed to deal with the event or the subsequent recovery from the event.
This panel will discuss impacts, recovery, and best practices from a Federal Land Manager and State DOT perspective.
Moderated by: Mike Tooley, Director Montana Department of Transportation
Danny R. Montoya, Federal Forest Service (NM)
Jolie Pollet, Bureau Land Management (ID)
Peter Stephanos, FHWA Acting Associate Administrator for Infrastructure
Dave Bierschbach, Region Administrator (WSDOT)
Rick Torgerson, Region Director (UDOT)
Women in transportation multi-generational panel
Transportation is personal for all of us. Since the completion of the interstate highway system, the movement of goods and people have experienced significant changes. Now with a larger focus on transit, rideshare and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, the future will hold many new challenges.
This multi-generational panel will discuss their ideas on:
What makes transportation personal for them
Where transportation is moving in the future
What are some roadblocks ahead
How can we develop the next generation of transportation leaders
Moderated by: Shelley Row
Principal of Mary Peters Consulting Group, Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Former Director of Arizona Department of Transportation
Acting Administrator at Federal Highway Administration
Director at Maricopa County Department of Transportation
Britton Hammit , Ph.D, E.I.
Civil Analyst at Kimley-Horn