Transit Forum Announced

Jan. 28 TRANSIT ISSUES FORUM – Mark your Calendars!

The Institute for Emerging Issues, in conjunction with WUNC TV and Blueprint America, is holding a public education forum, Transit in the Triangle: the Benefits for You and the Region, on January 28, 2010, from 5-8 pm at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh.

This forum will be an excellent opportunity to learn about the importance of transit for the Triangle region, how your life could be improved with transit, what does transit look like today, and how other metro regions have benefited from transit and transit-oriented development.

The Capital Area Friends of Transit, the Durham-Orange Friends of Transit and WakeUP Wake County are partners in the forum.

This event is free and open to the public.

Transit in the Triangle:
the Benefits for You and the Region

McKimmon Center, NC State University
January 28, 2010
5:00 – 8:00 pm

  • 5:00 – 5:30   Networking
  • 5:30 – 5:35   Welcome
    • Anita Brown-Graham, Director, Institute for Emerging Issues
  • 5:35 – 5:45   Introduction to Blueprint America
    • Shannon Vickery, Director of Production, WUNC-TV
  • 5:45 – 6:15   Transit and Our Quality of Life
    • Nina Szlosberg, President, Circle Squared Media
  • 6:15 – 6:45   Transit Options for the Triangle
    • David King, CEO and General Manager, Triangle Transit
  • 6:45 – 7:15   The Dallas Example: Opportunities for the Triangle
    • speaker invited
  • 7:15 – 7:30   Closing
    • Representative Deborah Ross, NC General Assembly
  • 7:30 – 8:00   Networking