Full Committee Hearing
Improving Transportation Options in Rural States and Tribal Areas Under MAP-21.
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Improving Transportation Options in Rural States and Tribal Areas Under MAP-21.” The witnesses on Panel I will be: The Honorable Peter Rogoff, Administrator, Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation; and The Honorable Darin Bergquist, Secretary, South Dakota Department of Transportation. The witnesses on Panel II will be: Ms. Cosette Fester, Sioux Area Metro Paratransit Rider; Ms. Winnie Jo Jons, Transit Director, Rural Office of Community Services; Ms. Barbara K. Cline, Executive Director, Prairie Hills Transit; Ms. Emma Featherman-Sam, Coordinator, Oglala Sioux Transit; Ms. Lynne Forbes, Executive Director, South Eastern Council of Governments; and Ms. Sarah Jennings, South Dakota State Director, AARP.
Witness Panel 1
SecretarySouth Dakota Department of Transportation
AdministratorFederal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Witness Panel 2
PresidentBoard of Directors, Community Transportation Association of America, and Executive Director, Prairie Hills Transit
CoordinatorOglala Sioux Transit
Sioux Area Metro Paratransit Rider
Member - DesignateCouncil of Economic Advisors
South Dakota State DirectorAARP
Transit DirectorRural Office of Community Services