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Date

Speaker

Title and Links

12/09/2010

Professor Robert J. Gordon
Distinguished Northwestern Economist

"Economic Update of Transportation/Rail Sector"

Presentation (PDF) 

09/13/2010

Carl Van Dyke & Rodney Case
Partners
Oliver Wyman's Global Surface Transportation Practice

"Economic Consequences of Positive Train Control"

Abstract/Flyer/Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

08/02/2010

Michael J. Shiffer, Ph. D.
Vice President, Planning, Strategy & Technology
TransLink (South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority)

Joint TRF and Sandhouse Rail Group Meeting:
"A Chicagoan’s Transportation Odyssey: Adventures in Planning for Automated Trains, Electric Buses and Smart Roadways in Vancouver"

Abstract/Flyer/Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

07/13/2010

Larry Kaufman
Transportation Journalist, Consultant and Author

“From Bankruptcy to Prosperity: A Half Century of Railroad History”

Presentation (PDF)

06/22/2010

Ian Savage
Professor of Transportation and Economics
Northwestern University

Norm Carlson
Carlson Consulting International, LLC
Moderator, Transportation Center Sandhouse Rail Group

“Pedestrian Rail Safety Symposium”

Executive Summary (PDF)

05/25/2010

Dr. Hongchang Li
Beijing Jiaotong University

"High Speed Rail in China .... On or Off the Track?"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

04/13/2010

Joseph C. Szabo
Administrator
Federal Railroad Administration

"FRA Initiatives"

Presentation (PDF)
Listen to Audio

02/23/2010

Lee A. Clair
Partner
Norbridge

"Biomass as a Renewable Energy and the Implications for the North American Railroads"

Presentation (PDF)

01/26/2010

Richard J. Kloster
FTR Consulting Group
Advanced Rail Equipment Solutions, Inc.

"An Outlook for the North American Rail Car Fleet: The Rise... The Fall... The??"

Presentation (PDF)

01/15/2010

Pat Quinn
Illinois Governor

"Beyond Transportation: The Economic Impact of Rail in Illinois"

Summary and Key Findings (PDF)