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Moving Freight: Can Goods Movement Help Carry a Surface Transport Bill?

Mort DowneyMortimer L. Downey III, senior advisor at Parsons Brinckerhoff and former U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary, presented a talk at Volpe titled "Moving Freight: Can Goods Movement Help Carry a Surface Transport Bill?"

About the Speaker

Mortimer L. Downey III serves as a senior advisor to Parsons Brinckerhoff, providing advisory and management consulting services to the firm and to its client base, including public and private owners, developers, financers and builders of infrastructure projects worldwide. He also operates his own consulting firm, Mort Downey Consulting, LLC.

Downey served on the Transportation Policy Committee for the Obama Presidential campaign, and during the transition was appointed as leader of the Department of Transportation Agency Review Team. He was appointed in 2010 as the first federal member of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board, now serving as first vice chairman. He was also recently appointed as vice chairman of U.S. DOT’s new Freight Transportation Advisory Committee, which will be working with the Department on the implementation of new freight-related provisions in federal surface transportation legislation (MAP-21 and its successors).

Read more about Mortimer L. Downey III.

News and Video

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