Thank You For Attending our June 28th Policy Briefing!

  • 06/28/2017 | 11:30am to 1:00pm ET (Rayburn 2253)
  • American Opportunity Foundation's 7th Annual Transportation Policy Briefing
Thank You For Attending our June 28th Policy Briefing!

Event Details

  • Date/Time: 06/28/2017 | 11:30am to 1:00pm ET (Rayburn 2253)
  • American Opportunity Foundation's 7th Annual Transportation Policy Briefing
  • 2253 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Governor Jim Gilmore and the American Opportunity Foundation held the 7th Annual Transportation Policy Briefing with leading transportation experts and elected officials and discussed requirements in transportation funding, focusing on the role of federal dollars for infrastructure projects.  Governor Jim Gilmore, President & CEO American Opportunity Foundation, presented the conservative approach to public transportation and introduced the Transportation Resource Library hosted on the Foundation’s website.

Date:                 Wednesday,  June 28, 2017
Time:                11:30am to 1:00pm
Location:          Rayburn House Office Building Room 2253

Comments were presented by:
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA)
Congressman John Duncan (R-TN)
Earl Lewis, Maryland State Deputy Secretary of Transportation
Emil Frankel, Special Commissioner, Connecticut Dept. of Transportation
Governor Jim Gilmore, President & CEO, American Opportunity Foundation
Richard White, Acting President & CEO, American Public Transportation Association 
Anna Davis, Director of Government Relations, National Governors Association

The American Opportunity Foundation, and its predecessor, the Free Congress Foundation, has worked for decades to shape the discussions around American society, and to offer conservative solutions that promise real prosperity, national security, and American values. Led by former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore, American Opportunity Foundation remains a leading voice for conservatives.
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Resource Library - https://americanopportunity.org/calls-to-action/transportation
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20 Years of Conservative White Papers on Transportation
Main link to FCF Historical white papers:
https://web.archive.org/web/20100820103211/http://www.freecongress.org/project/center-for-transportation/

Historical Documents

A Liberal and a Conservative Discuss How to Respond to Anti-Transit Rhetoric
Bring Back the Streetcars! A Conservative Vision of Tomorrow Urban Transportation
A Conservative Proposal for Energy Independence: A National Defense Public Transportation Act (link is broken, but it's below in the apta.com pdf)
Conservatives and Mass Transit: Is It Time for a New Look
Does Transit Work?  A Conservative Reappraisal
Good Urban Transit: A Conservative Model
How Transit Benefits People Who Do Not Ride It: A Conservative Inquiry
Transit Means Business: Ten Reasons Why Conservatives Should Support New TEA Legislation
Twelve Anti-Transit Myths: A Conservative Critique
Winning Transit Referenda: Some Conservative Advice
Here is the energy independence paper on APTA's site:
http://www.apta.com/resources/reportsandpublications/Documents/conservative-energy-independence-FCF.pdf
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