Workshop on TEA-3 (federal transportation legislation)
- From: Margaret Okuzumi <okuzumi@...>
Subject: James Corless to give TEA-3 Update
Please join us this Monday to learn the latest about federal
funding from James Corless of the Surface Transportation Policy Project
(STPP). All are invited to attend.
BayRail Alliance Monthly Meeting
Monday, February 10, 2003
6:40 PM - 8:10 PM
Menlo Park Round Table Pizza
1225 El Camino Real, Menlo Park (two blocks from the Menlo Park Caltrain
Guest Speaker: James Corless, California Director for the Surface
Transportation Policy Project (STPP)
Topic: TEA-3, or Shaping Federal Spending to Benefit Public Transit and
Do you care about public transit and livable, walkable, bikeable
Did you know that the CMAQ program, which links
transportation investments to improvements in air quality, may be cut?
How does federal transportation spending on highways compare with
spending on other modes?
Fresh from Washington, D.C., James Corless will
give us a primer on what's happening on Capitol Hill,
· the role of the California delegation in federal policy,
· and the new national Alliance for a New Transportation Charter.
Learn how you can influence how billions of dollars in federal
transportation money will be spent.
About James Corless:
James Corless serves as the California Director for the non-profit Surface
Transportation Policy Project (STPP).
His responsibilities include statewide transportation policy, research
and analysis, and providing technical assistance to local governments and
citizen groups on
Prior to moving to California, Mr. Corless served
as STPP's Communications Manager for three years in Washington D.C. and
active in the research of the federal transportation bill known as