Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations


Wednesday, October 18, 2017
1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. EDT

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This freight panel will cover the Mid-Region Council of Governments' Transportation and Logistics Hub Study, Skagit COG's steps to analyze the impacts of forecast railroad traffic on its regional transportation system, the Memphis MPO Regional Freight Plan, and the role of freight plans and policies in promoting reduced energy use for freight movement.


Pragati Srivastava, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Pragati is the Director of the Memphis Urban Area MPO, a Bi- State MPO, covering portions of Tennessee and Mississippi. She serves more than 1 million residents of the Memphis MPO region and works closely with the 29-member Policy Board, comprising of various local, state and federal agencies. Read More

Kevin Murphy

Confirmed Speaker

Kevin Murphy is the Executive Director at the Skagit Council of Governments in Mount Vernon, Washington. He has more than 20 years of experience in transportation planning, land use, forecasting, corridor studies, systems planning, and travel demand modeling and forecasting. Kevin has extensive experience working with MPOs having previously worked ... Read More

Therese Langer

Confirmed Speaker

Therese Langer is the Transportation Program Director for the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy in Washington, DC. Her program analyzes and promotes strategies to reduce energy consumption in the U.S. transportation sector and produces annual environmental ratings of new cars and light trucks. She is the author of ... Read More

Elaine McKenzie

Confirmed Speaker

Elaine McKenzie, PhD, specializes in multimodal freight transportation planning and economic analysis. She has helped clients understand the connection between freight and logistics and economic growth, and leverage public and private funds for transportation investments. Read More

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