2019 Transportation Summit

  • September 9, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:30 am

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Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for a conversation on transportation, infrastructure needs and funding and a new regional transportation plan.

Guest speakers:

Rodney E. Slater, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, will discuss the state of transportation infrastructure and infrastructure funding in the U.S.

Kevin B. Quinn, Administrator, Maryland Transit Administration, will address the recently released MTA Capital Needs Assessment report.

Michael B. Kelly, Executive Director, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, will outline the recently approved Maximize 2045 Regional Transportation Plan for the Baltimore region.



Rodney E. Slater, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation

Rodney E. Slater served as U.S. Secretary of Transportation from 1997 to 2001. Slater currently is a partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Squire Patton Boggs, where he is head of its transportation practice and works on projects related to transportation infrastructure. Slater holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Michigan University and a Juris Doctor from University of Arkansas.



Kevin Quinn, MTAKevin B. Quinn, Jr. has been Administrator of the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) since 2017. Quinn has a background in public policy, with more than a decade of public and private sector experience in the transit and planning industries. Quinn previously served as the MDOT MTA Director of Planning and Programming. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University and has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) since 2007.



Michael B. Kelly is the Executive Director of the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, a council of governments serving greater Baltimore. Prior to his appointment as Executive Director, Kelly served as General Counsel and Director of Government Relations for the organization. Kelly holds his Bachelor’s Degree from Loyola University and a Juris Doctor with a concentration in Public & Governmental Service from the University of Baltimore School of Law.


Event details:

When: Monday, September 9, 2019; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program

Where: Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, 110 S Eutaw St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Cost: Members and Non-Members: $80 individuals, $700 table of 10

A 72-hour cancellation notice is required for refund.

For event and sponsorship information, contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820.

Ambassador Sponsors: Baltimore Development Corporation and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Patron Sponsors: Southwest Airlines and VPC, Inc.

Program Sponsor: WSP

Exhibit Sponsor: Northeast Maglev, Weller Development

Listen to GBC’s Don Fry discuss regional transportation needs and the 2019 Transportation Summit on WYPR’s On the Record.



110 S. Eutaw St., Baltimore, Maryland, 21201, United States