MAP-21 from a Public Transportation Perspective Webinar06-Aug-2012
Please join the Center for Urban Research Development for a FREE webcast, featuring Robert Healy, Vice President – Government Affairs and Brian Tynan, Director – Government Relations from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), who will review the highlights of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) from a Public Transportation Perspective on August 9 from 12 to 1PM (EDT)/GMT-4 (Eastern Florida). This webcast is hosted by the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida.
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About the Presenters:
Rob Healy is the Vice President for Government Affairs for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). He manages APTA’s lobbying efforts on federal legislative issues that affect the transit industry on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, he oversees industry efforts on the federal budget, the annual appropriations process, multi-year authorization bills, transit security, tax, energy and environmental legislation, and measures that affect commuter and intercity passenger rail service, including high-speed passenger rail. He also serves as a staff advisor to APTA’s Legislative Committee, which is APTA’s policy-making body for legislative issues. Before coming to APTA, Mr. Healy worked at the Democratic Study Group (DSG), in the U.S. House of Representatives, for thirteen years. He also worked as a research director for the Dukakis Presidential Campaign in 1988.
Brian Tynan has been working on transportation legislation and policy for the last fifteen years and currently serves as Director of Government Relations for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). In this capacity, Brian represents the 1,500 members of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) on Capitol Hill, before Federal agencies, among outside interests, and before the general public. Brian leads the Government Affairs Department coordinating with the transit industry membership to plan and execute legislative and government relations strategies. Brian has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Seton Hall University. Brian is also a 2011 graduate of the Leadership APTA Program, the premier professional development program designed to develop and support the next generation of APTA leaders and the public transportation industry.
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