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-Peter Appel, Administrator of USDOT’s Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), moderates the May 4 USDOT plenary session of Presidential appointees and executives on how ITS can help improve job creation and economic growth, create a more integrated, performance-based transportation system and provide Americans safe, affordable and environmentally sustainable transportation choices.
I've been the editor of the TCN since 1998. In addition I'm a traffic reporter in New York City, the voice of the AirTrain at JFK and Newark airports along with PATCO and the NYC subway's "next train" system. Editor of Transportation Radio (www.TransportationRadio.com).