Air, Road, Rail, and Water –
All Modes Lead to Economic Development
Friday, March 29
Premier Banquet Hall
4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo

Register by March 22 for the 2019 Transportation Summit.

Dr. Alexander Metcalf, PhD, President, Transportation Economics & Management Systems Inc. (TEMS), will talk about recent studies in passenger rail including a look at reviving rail connections between Toledo and Detroit and between Ann Arbor and Traverse City, Michigan.

A panel will discuss how improvements and expansion of all modes of the transportation system drive economic development. Panelists include Russ Mills, PhD, director of the Center for Regional Development at BGSU and the vice president of the Ohio Aviation Association; Joe Cappel, vice president business development, Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority; and Kathy Sarli, director of planning, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA).

The agenda also include updates from Mike Gramza, P.E., Capital Programs administrator, Ohio Department of Transportation, District 2, Mike Pniewski, P.E., P.S., chief deputy engineer, Lucas County Engineer’s Office, David Dysard, adminstrator with the City of Toledo Department of Public Utilities, and Tony Yacobucci, chief engineer, Ohio Turnpike. They will review current and planned roadway construction projects.

Thank you to the generous partners that support the Transportation Summit.

Presenting Partners


The Transportation Advocacy Group
of Northwest Ohio

Exhibiting Partners

All Aboard Ohio
Enterprise Holdings
ESC Lake Erie West/Lucas County Traffic Safety
Maumee Valley Adventurers
Northern Concrete Pipe, Inc.
Northwest Ohio American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE)
Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Association (NOPRA)
Norwalk Concrete Industries
Ohio Department of Transportation
Toledo Area Bicyclists (TAB)
Turner Concrete Products
We Are Traffic
YMCA/Live Well Greater Toledo

Professional Engineers can claim professional credit hours at the Summit. For more information contact Jodi Cole at 419.241.9155 ext. 1120. To request special accommodations, contact Jennifer Allen at 419.241.9155 ext. 1107.

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