Subcommittee Hearing

Rural Transit: Opportunities and Challenges for Connecting Communities

Housing, Transportation, and Community Development Date:   Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Time:   02:30 PM Location:   Remote

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION, AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT will meet REMOTELY to conduct a hearing entitled, “Rural Transit: Opportunities and Challenges for Connecting Communities.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Brandon Nurmi, Assistant Director, Arrowhead Transit, Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency, Virginia, Minnesota; Ms. Kendra McGeady, Director of Transit, Pelivan Transit, Big Cabin, Oklahoma; and Ms. Barbara Cline, Executive Director, Prairie Hills Transit, Spearfish, South Dakota.

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  1. Mr. Brandon Nurmi
    Assistant Director,
    Arrowhead Transit
  2. Ms. Kendra McGeady
    Director of Transit
    Pelivan Transit
  3. Ms. Barbara Cline
    Executive Director
    Prairie Hills Transit