A policy forum with expert speakers exploring major trends affecting regional economic competitiveness and quality of life.
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is supporting the “Achieving Regional Success: Transit and Economic Vitality” forum to be held November 18 from 6:00-7:30pm at the MacArthur Memorial Theater. This event is Co-sponsored by Connect Hampton Roads and Hampton Roads Public Transportation Alliance. As a Chamber member, please show your support and attend what will be an informative event.
The following are the moderator and panelists for the forum:
o Gary A. Wagner, Ph.D., Associate Director, Economic Forecasting Project, Professor of Economics, Old Dominion University
o John Robert Smith, former Mayor, Meridian MS, Chairman – Transportation for America
o Glen D. Bottoms, Executive Director, The American Conservative Center for Public Transportation
o Robbyn Gayer, Founder, Mobility Matters and Hampton Roads for Rail
A new and exciting guest panelist will join the forum from Charlotte, NC, where they have been thoughtful and dedicated to including transit and mobility options to enhance their economic vitality – and it is working!
o Tina M. Votaw, LEED AP, PMP, Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Specialist – City of Charlotte and Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)
This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP at info@ConnectHamptonRoads.com so we can be sure to accommodate everyone at our brief reception prior to the event.