Tuesday, August 04, 2009

State and Federal Legislators and Staff to Discuss Puget Sound Transportation

This summer transportation advocacy orgaization, Transportation Choices Coalilition has hosted a series of Town Hall meetings entitled, Visioning the Puget Sound Region's Transportation Future

In May, a local panel of experts identified the primary regional transportation challenges. In June, they discussed a few exciting opportunities to address those challenges. In August, they're pulling out all the stops, with Town Hall Part III - Perspectives from the State and Federal Level

Join the all-star panel of legislators and policy staff for a discussion on what it will take at the federal and state level to address our transportation challenges. Get an insight into their vision for the region's transportation future and find out what their plans are to make it happen.

Join us for a special discussion with our panelists:
Senator Mary Margaret Haugen, 10th Legislative District, Chair of the Washington State Senate Transportation CommitteeRepresentative

Representative Judy Clibborn, 41st Legislative District, Chair of the Washington State House Transportation Committee

Sheila Babb, Deputy State Director, Office of U.S. Senator Patty Murray

Jennifer Ziegler, Executive Policy Advisor on Transportation, Office of Governor Christine Gregoire

WHEN: Friday August 7, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
WHERE: Bertha Knight Landes Room, Seattle City Hall, 5th Avenue between Cherry and James St. (please note change in venue)
As always, feel free to bring your lunch.

This townhall series is brought to you byTransportation Choices Coalition, Futurewise, WashPIRG, Sierra Club Cascade Chapter, Bicycle Alliance of Washington, Cascade Bicycle Club, Seattle Transit Blog, Feet First, Commute Seattle and Zipcar

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