Thursday, February 21, 2008

Mass transit summit on March 3

Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick will host a major Mass Transit Summit on March 3 at Wayne State's Community Arts Center. Participants will include representatives from the successful transit systems of Charlotte, Denver, and Houston as well as local panelists including John Hertel, the local "transit czar", Carmine Polombo of SEMCOG, and Megan Owens, the executive director of Transportation Riders United.

Registration for the all-day summit begins at 8 am; the program will run from 9 am to 2 pm. The Community Arts Center is located at 450 Reuther Mall (see the campus map). Check TRU's website in the days ahead for more information.

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