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'Straight talk' to be delivered at Rail-Volution pre-conference symposium

Posted on August 25, 2004

"Straight Talk About New Starts" is the title of the annual day-long pre-conference symposium to Rail-Volution. It's scheduled Sept. 19 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Los Angeles. For more information and to register: http://www.railvolution.com/registration/asp. The event will feature four panel discussions on a range of New Start topics. "Straight Talk About Your Transit Vision" — Confirmed speakers: Peggy Bilsten, Phoenix city councilwoman, and Robert Grow, founder of Envision Utah. "Straight Talk About Community Outreach" — Confirmed speakers: Beverly Scott, Sacramento Regional Transit; Janette Sakik-Khan, PB Consult; and Paul Jablonski, San Diego Metropolitan Transportation System. "Straight Talk About Finding the Money" — Confirmed speakers: Jeffrey A. Parker, Jeffrey A. Parker & Associates Inc.; Robin Blair, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority; and Jack Limber, San Diego Association of Governments. "Straight Talk About Land Use, Modeling and Technology" — Confirmed speakers: G.B. Arrington, PB Consult (on land use); Cliff Henke, North American Bus Industries (on technologies); and Jeffrey F. Boothe, Holland & Knight (on New Starts modeling).

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