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Transportation Finance Forum

Presented by The Civic Federation and Chicago Metropolis 2020

Friday, January 28, 2005 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm

Sponsored by The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and UBS Financial Services, Inc. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 230 S. LaSalle Street, 3rd Floor Conference Center Chicago, IL

On January 28th, 2005, over 150 guests from transportation agencies, local governments, nonprofits, and businesses attended the Transportation Finance Forum presented by The Civic Federation and Chicago Metropolis 2020. Featured guests include Peter Hutchinson, co-author of The Price of Government, Brookings Institution Fellow Robert Puentes, Macquarie Infrastructure Group representative Sean MacDonald, Illinois State Toll Highway Authority Executive Director Jack Hartman, and Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Tim Martin. Presenters discussed current challenges facing northeastern Illinois' transportation systems, and innovative ways to meet those challenges.

Peter Hutchinson of The Public Strategies Group

Frank Beal of Chicago Metropolis 2020

Lise Valentine of The Civic Federation

Illinois Tollway Executive Director Jack Hartman answers a question from the audience

Tim Martin, Jack Hartman, Frank Beal, Peter Hutchinson, Rob Puentes, and Lise Valentine

Transportation Finance Forum attendees