June 28, 2004 Workshop #8

NARC held the eighth in a series of workshops addressing integrating air quality and transportation planning in Chicago, Illinois, on June 28, 2004. This workshop outlined the new NAAQS and how they affect COGs and MPOs. It stressed the importance of involvement from all levels of government and from all stakeholders. Several case studies presented regional perspectives in dealing with air quality in the face of growth and development.

Presentations:

John Silvasi, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Rudy Kapichak, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Jim Thorne, Federal Highway Administration
Tracy Clymer, Atlanta Regional Commission
Mike Rodgers, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Patricia Berry, Chicago Area Transportation Study
Cathy Stephens, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
John Tippett, Western Piedmont Council of Governments
Jonathan Makler, TIBI Group, Inc.
Kathy Daniel, Federal Highway Administration

Contact: Erich Zimmermann, Director of Transportation Programs, erich@narc.org or 202.986.1032 Ext: 212

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