Tacoma, WA

  • Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center (map)
  • 1516 Commerce St
  • Tacoma, WA

Chuck Marohn will present as part of the 2016 Innovations and Partnerships in Transportation Conference hosted by the Washington Department of Transportation. This year’s conference will continue to focus on building strong partnerships and together developing a better understanding of how work in the areas of inclusion, workforce development and practical solutions plays a vital role in shaping our future workforce, transportation infrastructure and the communities we live in and serve. Chuck Marohn will lead two breakout sessions.

Breakout Session: Transportation in the Next American City

Time: 10:15am-11:30am

America is having a one-dimensional discussion on transportation. The central question – how do we get more money to continue with our current approach – fails to adequately explain why our current approach has left us lacking funds in the first place. A World Class Transportation System, explains why we are stuck, the consensus principles that can unite Americans and the practical – albeit paradigm-shifting – approach that can be used to build the highways, transit systems and local facilities we need to be economically competitive. Transportation policy in America needs to focus on building cities that are financially productive and then connecting them with high speed, high capacity roadways. We built the interstate. Cross it off the list. We’re done. It’s now time to use that investment – to mature that system – to start getting more out of it.

Breakout Session: Transportation in the Next American City

Time: 12:45pm - 2pm

The same presentation will be offered again in the afternoon.

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(Top photo by Joe Mabel)