Dependable Rail in 2016: What Will it Mean for the Knowledge Corridor Region?

The New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Project will connect Hartford and Springfield to new business, educational, and cultural opportunities along the Knowledge Corridor, and in Southwestern Connecticut and New York City. What are these opportunities, and what should we do to maximize them? We’ll hear from local business leaders as well as representatives from other successful rail corridors on how we can best leverage state and federal rail investments for economic growth.

Friday, June 3, 8 am- 10 am

The Hartford Club 46 Prospect Street, Hartford

Speakers:

Bob Yaro, President, Regional Plan Association

Matthew Nemerson, Connecticut Technology Council

Patricia Quinn, Northern New England Rail Authority

(Downeaster Service, Portland, ME/Boston, MA)

Gene Skoropowski, HNTB

(Capitol Corridor Service, Sacramento/San Jose, CA)

Additional speaker to be announced

The forum is open to the public but registration is required.

To register, visit bit.ly/knowledgecorridor or call/email Amanda Kennedy at (203) 356-0390, amanda@rpa.org

Sponsored by Regional Plan Association and America 2050 in association with ULI-Boston and Capitol Region Council of Governments

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