General Session: Federal Partners Update (TRANSform 2021)

Recorded On: 11/08/2021

Attend this General Session to learn about our federal partners’ current initiatives and priorities. The session will begin with a fireside chat between FTA Administrator Nuria Fernandez and FRA Deputy Administrator Amit Bose on the state of the industry, COVID-19 funding, Administration priorities, and IIJA opportunities. This will be followed by a panel discussion of top government officials discussing all aspects of safety.


  • Jeffrey A. Nelson, Chair, APTA; CEO/Managing Director, Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (MetroLink), Moline, IL

Fireside Chat
Featured Speakers

  • Hon. Nuria I. Fernandez, Administrator, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC
  • Hon. Amit Bose, Deputy Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration, Washington, DC


  • Joseph J. Giulietti, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Transportation, Newington, CT


  • Stephen J. Gardner, President, AMTRAK, Washington, DC
  • Gregory K. Hynes, National Legislative Director, SMART Transportation Division, Washington, DC
  • Jeffrey Rosenberg, Director of Government Affairs, Amalgamated Transit Union, Silver Spring, MD
  • Polly Hanson, Senior Director - Security, Risk and Emergency Management, American Public Transportation Association, Washington, DC


GENERAL SESSION: Federal Partners Update
Open to view video.
Open to view video.