Transportation Briefing

Join us for the 2020 Transportation Briefing to gain insight from Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Yassmin Gramian, P.E., as she provides an update on the Commonwealth’s transportation sector as well as the programs and policies affecting highways, urban and rural public transportation, airports, railroads, ports, and waterways in the region.

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September 10, 2020 | 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Members: $25 | Non-Members: $40
Virtual Event


2019 Transportation Briefing

The Pennsylvania Turnpike, America’s first four-lane, limited access highway, spans over 360 miles from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia and beyond. At the 2019 Transportation Briefing, we heard from Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s CEO Mark Compton on updates about the Turnpike including funding issues, commitments of Turnpike resources, and what drivers and businesses can expect to see from the Turnpike in the coming years.

2018 Transportation Briefing

Riverfront walkways, naturalized pods and parks, and over 400 acres of improved developmental land are in the works for the Paxton Creek corridor in Harrisburg. At the 2018 Transportation Briefing, we gained insight on the Harrisburg Transportation Center initiatives as well as redevelopment of the area around Paxton Creek. An industry expert will discuss how these different restoration projects will help to improve commuters’ transportation experiences in the city and bring Harrisburg’s ‘The City as A Park’ initiative to life.

2017 Transportation Briefing

South Central Pennsylvania is a bustling multi-modal transportation hub. What’s new in essential infrastructure improvement? How are our facilities operating? Are there changes on the horizon? Are there additions coming to our transportation infrastructure? For answers to these questions and more join us for the 2017 Transportation Briefing as industry experts provide updates on Planes, Trains, and Automobiles and the future of transportation in the mid-state.

2016 Transportation Briefing

The Pennsylvania Turnpike – America’s first-four lane, limited access highway – has undergone many changes since it opened in 1940. The PA Turnpike is always being innovated & modernized to ensure that it remains a safe, reliable transportation system for its travelers. Join us for the 2016 Transportation Briefing as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of America’s first superhighway. Mark Compton, CEO of the PA Turnpike Commission, will update the regional business community on the roadway’s recent improvements and share his vision for its exciting future.

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