Regional Transportation Alliance

Updates

If it can’t be perfect, then let’s make it simple: RTA draft funding concept

(RTA blog)  We are posting a draft policy summary to spur ideas and discussion on an important conversation about how we fund transportation in our growing state.

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Prepare now for 30 minute delays on I-40

RTA Action/News:  We can soon expect a half hour longer commute each day, twice a day.  And with crashes or precipitation (or both), all bets are off.

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What we learned about air service opportunities

(RTA blog)   We rounded up some of the top takeaways from airline experts at the RTA 2015 Breakfast. Here are the key factors for attracting new flights to RDU Airport and implications for our business community and our market. 

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Events

RTA 2015 Transportation Breakfast:  The Economics of Expanding Air Service

Featuring Dr. Peter Belobaba, Principal Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and John Heimlich, VP and Chief Economist, Airlines for America (A4A)

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
The Umstead Hotel and Spa, 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary

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Regional Calendar

Gold Members

Cisco
Duke Energy
EDGE
Fairway
Forge Communications
Fred Smith Company
Golden Corral Corporation
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
GSK
Quintiles Transnational Corporation
RTP

RTA Steering Committee

Ed Paradise
RTA 2015 Chair

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Clymer Cease
RTA Immediate Past Chair

Clark Nexsen

Sam Nichols
RTA Freeways and Streets Chair

First Citizens Bank

Tom Looney
RTA Regional Transit Chair

Lenovo

Bruce Sargent
RTA Air Service Chair

IBM Corporation

Randy Lickey
RTA Higher Speed Rail Chair

Williams Mullen

Kathleen Bentley
RTA Membership Development Chair

Fidelity Investments

Kerry Grace Heckle
RTA Member Communications and Engagement chair

Rex Healthcare

Steve Brechbiel
RTA Membership Development Vice Chair

Quintiles

Roger Friedensen

Forge Communications

Maeve Gardner
RTA Legislative and Policy Vice Chair

GlaxoSmithKline

Aaron Guyton

Fairway Outdoor Advertising

Liz Rooks

Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina

Jule Smith

Fred Smith Company

Howard Johnson

Cary Chamber of Commerce

Aaron Nelson

Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

Casey Steinbacher

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

Harvey Schmitt

Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

Michael Schoenfeld
RTA Air Service Vice Chair

Duke University

Eric Braun
RTA Regional Transit Vice Chair

Golden Corral