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“Making the Connections: Economic and Community Vitality through Sustainable Transportation”

SPEAKER:  John Robert Smith, Co-Chair of the Transportation for America Campaign and former president of Amtrak and former Mayor of Meridian, Mississippi. Mayor Smith is also currently serves as the president and CEO of Reconnecting America.

WHEN:        Friday, September 24, 3:30pm

WHERE:      Missoula City Council Chambers, 140 W. Pine St (Next to Sean Kelly's)

You are cordially invited to a community discussion led by John Robert Smith, co-chair of Transportation for America.  Please join us as John Robert shares his experience on the connections between transportation planning, economic development, and livable communities. 

John Robert Smith is co-chair of Transportation for America. He is also the president and CEO of Reconnecting America, the former board president of Amtrak, and former Mayor of Meridian Mississippi, where he spearheaded efforts to create a multimodal transportation center that led to economic revitalization of the surrounding area. His full bio is here: http://reconnectingamerica.org/public/staff.

Sponsored by Missoula Transportation for America partners.

Transportation for America has formed a broad national and Montana Coalition of housing, public health, transportation, equity, and other organizations all seeking to align our national, state, and local transportation policies with an array of issues like economic opportunity, health, climate change, energy security, housing and community development.  These issues will play a key role in strengthening the foundation of our nation and give families and individuals greater and more appealing options.

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