Register now for 2014 International Transportation and Economic Development Conference

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Carrie Kissel

2014 International Transportation and Economic Development (I-TED) Conference, April 9-11, Dallas, Texas

Hotel Room Block Expires March 27, 2014: REGISTER TODAY! (http://tti NULL.tamu

The Transportation Research Board, TRB’s Committee on Transportation and Economic Development, and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute are very excited to bring you the fifth international conference to address the linkage between transportation and economic development. We cordially invite you to come join us at the conference to be held in Dallas, TX, April 9-11.

We have developed a great program which we are very excited to offer to our attendees.  Opening session speakers to include:

  • Deborah Miller, nominated to Surface Transportation Board and Vice-President of Cambridge Systematics
  • Jim Tymon,  Director of Management and Program Finance, American Association of State Highway Transportation Organizations and former senior advisor to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman,  Bill Shuster
  • Mike Morris, North Central Texas Council of Governments
  • Victor Vandergriff,  Commissioner Texas DOT
  • Texas Transportation Institute, Katie Turnbull

The conference boasts great session topics including:

  • The New Energy Boom
  • The Panama Canal
  • Light Rail Transit, and Transit-Oriented Development
  • Impacts of New Financing and Pricing Strategies on Economic Development
  • Inland Ports as Regional Generators of International Trade
  • Climate Change Policy- Induced Effects on Transportation Investments and Economic Development
  • Special China Transportation and Economic Development Session
  • Tour the International Inland Port of Dallas (IIPOD) operations in the DFW area
  • Opening night reception hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas at their facility in downtown Dallas
  • Tour hosted by DART at their downtown Mockingbird Station and Downtown Plano


I-TED sponsors include:

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) (http://www NULL.fhwa

American Association of State Highway

Transportation Organizations (AASHTO)

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Delta Regional Authority (DRA) (http://www NULL.dra

Economic Development Research Group, Inc. (EDR Group) (http://edrgroup

Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI) (http://www NULL.remi

University of Maryland National Transportation Center (NTC) (http://www NULL.ntc NULL.umd

American Public Transportation Association (APTA) (http://www NULL.apta NULL.aspx)

Cambridge Systematics, Inc. (http://www NULL.camsys

CDM Smith (http://cdmsmith

American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)

Rahall Transportation Institute (RTI)

University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research (CEDR)

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

National Association of Development Organizations

TRB Committee on Land Development

TRB Committee on International Trade and Transportation

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