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Friday Transportation Seminar - Federal Transit Administration's Impact on Public Transportation in the United States
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 12:00pm to Friday, March 14, 2014 - 1:00pm

Join us for the PSU Friday Transportation Seminar. The event is free and all are welcome!



Bike Planning Methods in Oregon Communities

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When: Friday, March 14, 12-1 p.m.
Where: Room 204 of the Distance Learning Center Wing of the Urban Center at PSU
Speaker: Amy Changchien, Federal Transit Administration
Topic: Federal Transit Administration's Impact on Public Transportation in the United States
Summary: The Federal Transit Administration invests in building the capacity and improving the quality of public transportation throughout the United States of America.  Under FTA's leadership, public rail, bus, trolley, ferry, and other transit services have reached greater levels of safety, reliability, availability, and accessibility.  Come hear the highlights of FTA's impacts and participate in an interactive question/answer session and discussion on career options in public transportation!

Bio: Amy Changchien is the Director of Planning & Program Development of the Federal Transit Administration Region 10 Office in Seattle.  Ms. Changchien has been a transportation professional for over 20 years, with experience spanning from highway to transit.  In her career, she has worked on projects involving highway operations, Intelligent Transportation System, commuter rail, light rail, streetcar, ferries, and buses.  Ms. Changchien holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a master's degree in Public Administration from University of Washington. 

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