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Lynn Peterson to speak on Governor’s transportation agenda

Posted by on January 5th, 2012 at 2:03 pm

This coming Tuesday, Governor Kitzhaber’s Sustainable Communities and Transportation Policy Advisor Lynn Peterson will speak in downtown Portland.

Peterson is the former Chair of Clackamas County who was picked for her post by Kitzhaber back in February of last year. The talk is being hosted by the Oregon chapter of the international Women’s Transportation Seminar.

See the full event notice below:

Final Reminder: Register by Friday at 5 PM for the WTS Luncheon on Tuesday, January 10th

Featured Speaker: Lynn Peterson, Sustainable Communities and Transportation Policy Advisor to Governor Kitzhaber

Please join us at the January 10th luncheon to hear from Lynn Peterson regarding Governor Kitzhaber’s agenda for transportation.

Lynn will discuss the following:
Transportation in America has reached a great period of transition. As we chart a course for the Governor’s administration and for Oregon’s future, we find ourselves with significant opportunities to make Oregon more efficient, more connected and more prosperous. The Governor is very committed to creating family-wage jobs across Oregon to get our economy back on track, and transportation will be a key element of our economic recovery. From changing the ways we build and repair roads and bridges, to investing in new inter-city rail links and electric vehicle infrastructure, we are pioneering a 21st Century transportation system to help create a 21st Century clean economy in Oregon.

The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. and will be held at the Governor Hotel in downtown Portland at 614 SW 11th. Luncheons are $25 for members, $35 for non-members, $10 for students, and $5 for coffee/tea only. We offer a $10 discount to public agency employees (discount will be provided at the door). Please click the link on the left hand side of this email to register. Cancellations must be received by Friday, January 6th at 5 PM or attendees will be charged full price for the meal. Contact Kate Lyman, WTS Luncheons Co-Chair, at kate.lyman@ch2m.com with any questions about this event.

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