trymahjong Posted May 10, 2012 Share Posted May 10, 2012 Houston's Transit Future: symposium & workshopONE DAY - THREE EVENTSDate: Monday, May 14, 2012Location for all events: Asia Society Texas Center - Edward Rudge Allen III Education Center, 1370 Southmore, Houston, Texas 77004Some street parking, garage is $6Don't miss this crucial dialogue about Houston's Transit Future!With Houston's transit future threatened, it's time to explore the possibilities for realizing the plan that voters approved in 2003. That plan is in peril now, and decisions made in the next several weeks will decide whether the plan will go forward - or come to a screeching halt.Symposium plus distinguished speaker Jarrett WalkerPresented by Houston Tomorrow and MetroSponsored by Daniel P. Barnum FAIA, TSU Center for Transportation Training & ResearchIs there any transit future beyond today's service? How good is Houston's transit system now? Are the University and Uptown lines threatened? What needs to happen to grow the system? Are big changes coming to the bus network? What can citizens do to make it all happen? All this and more.Presentations:Janis Scott, Transit Rider ExtraordinaireGeorge Greanias, CEO and President, MetroChristof Spieler, Metro Board Member, Director of Innovation & Technology, Morris ArchitectsBilly Cooke, P.E. Vice President Klotz Associates, Chair of the Greater Houston Partnership Transit CommitteeDavid Crossley, President, Houston TomorrowKeynote: Jarrett Walker, Author of "Human Transit" and International Transit ConsultantTime: 8:30 am-1 pmTickets: Open to the public, cost is $55, includes morning snacks, lunchREGISTER ONLINE Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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