We are pleased to announce our next Quarterly Meet-Up:
Date- Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time- 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Guest Speaker- Paul Wiedefeld, CEO of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and Former MTA Administrator
Paul Wiedefeld has been leader in the transportation industry for over 30 years, where he has held senior and executive level positions in both the public and private sectors. We are very excited to confirm him as the speaker at our next PAYT Quarterly Meet-Up. As the CEO of the BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and former Administrator of the Maryland Transit Administration, he brings a broad perspective on the transportation industry.
Paul will be speaking at 6:00pm, and will hang around for some Q&A afterwards.
The location of this event has not yet been determined- check back here soon for more details!
As always, our Quarterly Meet-Ups are a great opportunity for you to meet and interact with one of the great leaders in our industry, and also to network with other young professionals in both the public and private sectors. Please RSVP here. Look forward to seeing all of you soon!
-The PAYT Executive Committee
Our first PAYT Pop-Up Event was a smashing success. We had over 80 people in attendance, some of which came from out of state.
Big thanks to Jarrett Walker for delivering an amazing talk at the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, and a big thanks to Michael Walk for helping coordinate such a fantastic speaker!
Jarrett made some thought provoking points in his presentation. A thread on our forums has been set-up to continue this dialogue: Jarrett Walker Wrap-Up Thread
We are pleased to announce our first Pop-Up Event:
Date- Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time- 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location- Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC)
Guest Speaker- Jarrett Walker, Internationally Recognized Author and Transit Planner
Abundant Access: Public Transit as an Instrument of Freedom
Mr. Walker will be presenting on “Abundant Access,” how to design systems to maximize urban freedom. If you are not familiar with Mr. Walker’s work, this is bound to be an eye-opening event. His presentations are thought provoking and stimulate dialogue. Accordingly, we will provide ample opportunity for questions and idea sharing.
Mr. Walker will be speaking at 6:00pm, and following the event, we will continue the dialogue at World of Beer.
Before you hop in your car, THINK! There are other ways to get to this venue. The following transit services stop within a 5 min walking distance of this venue:
- Charm City Circulator Banner Route
- MTA Bus Route #1
- Bike racks available at BMC offices
On on-site parking is also available, and we encourage you to consider carpooling.
If driving, please park in the west parking garage; security will be notified of this event and the two hour limit will be waived.
This is a great opportunity to interact with a great mind in transit planning and to also network with colleagues in the transportation industry. Please RSVP here. Look forward to seeing all of you soon!
-The PAYT Executive Committee
Big thanks to Keshia Pollack for a great presentation on Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in the Transportation sector. Keshia has been gracious enough to provide her presentation to the entire PAYT audience. Take a look for some good links to a Transportation HIA Toolkit and grant-giving organizations that may help fund a HIA on your project!