Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics

Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Rooms 8,9,10
US Department of Transportation
Washington, DC 20590
Call-in number: 1-877-336-1839; Pass code: 2683607
Web URL: http://fhwa.adobeconnect.com/actsmeeting/

9:00 - 9:20AM: Welcome and Introductory Remarks
John-Paul Clarke, Council Chair
Greg Winfree, Acting Administrator, RITA

9:20 – 9:35AM: Proposed RITA Organizational Re-alignment
Greg Winfree, Acting Administrator, RITA

9:35 – 9:50AM: Review of BTS Mandates and FY2013 Budget Request
Patricia Hu, Director, BTS

9:50 – 10:15AM: Updates on BTS Programs
Patricia Hu, Director, BTS

10:15 – 10:30AM: Break

10:30 – 10:50AM: Statistics on Key Transportation Trends
Chester Ford, BTS

10:50 – 11:10AM: Transportation and Economy
Dave Chien, BTS

11:10 – 11:40AM:  Status of 2012 Commodity Flow Survey
Joy Sharp, BTS

11:40 – 12:00PM: International Freight Data System
Deborah Johnson, BTS 

Noon – 1:00PM: Lunch, Executive Dining Room, 9th Floor West Building

1:20 – 2:00PM: Maritime and Ferry Programs
Matt Chambers & Kenneth Steve, BTS

2:00 – 2:20PM: Confidential Close Call Reporting
Demetra Collia, BTS

2:20 – 2:40PM: BTS Data and Information Dissemination Activities
Amanda Wilson, BTS

2:40 – 2:55PM: First Data Visualization Student Challenge
Jenny Guarino & Mindy Liu, BTS

2:55 – 3:10PM: Break

3:10 – 3:40PM: Council Discussion

3:40 – 4:10PM: Public Comments

4:10– 4:30PM: Wrap-up and Next Steps