Agenda

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AGENDA

 

Time

Mandarin Ballroom (Lower Level)

7:30 – 8:30
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 Welcome
8:45 – 9:15 Hon. Glen Murray, Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Infrastructure, Toronto
9:15 – 9:45 Cost Benefit Analysis: An Old Idea Whose Time Has Come... Again                                                                   

9:45 – 10:45 Balancing Act: Financing Roads and Transit in the GTHA                                                                   

10:45 – 11:00
Break
11:00 – 12:00 Crisis and Local Options: Transportation Funding in the USA                                        

  • Martin Wachs, RAND Corporation, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Panel Response and Q&A
12:00 – 13:15
Lunch and Networking
13:15 – 14:15 Down Under Looking Up: Financing Transport Infrastructure in the Land of Oz     

  • Cameron Gordon, University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT, Australia
  • Panel Response and Q&A
14:15 – 15:15 The Spanish Transport Funding Dance: Approaches Before and During the Economic Recession                  

  • José Vassallo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Panel Response and Q&A
15:15 – 15:30
Break
15:30 – 16:30 TransLink's Modus Operandi: Basing Funding Decisions on Performance                

  • Geoff Cross, TransLink, Vancouver, BC
  • Panel Response and Q&A
16:30 – 16:45 Final International Perspectives
16:45 – 17:00 Closing Remarks