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ACTS September 10, 2015 - Agenda

Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics (ACTS)

Thursday - September 10, 2015

Assistant Secretary’s Conference Room E37-302

U.S. Department of Transportation

1201 4th St. SE

Washington, D.C. 20590

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8:30 – 8:45 AM    Introductions and Outline of this Meeting

Michael Walton, ACTS Chairman

8:45 – 9:00 AM    Welcome and Update on OST

Greg Winfree, Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology

Pat Hu, Director - Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)

9:00 – 9:30 AM    Review of Action Items from Last Meeting and Progress Report on

Implementing Statistical Policy Directive No. 1

Pat Hu, Director - BTS

Rolf Schmitt, Deputy Director - BTS

9:30 – 10:30 AM    Implications of the Developing Roadway Infrastructure for a Vibrant

Economy (DRIVE) Act of 2015 for BTS

Tim Klein, Acting Director - Office of Technology Policy and Outreach

Rolf Schmitt, Deputy Director - BTS

10:30 – 10:45 AM    Break

10:45 – 11:45 AM    Response to the DRIVE Act of 2015

Discussion by ACTS members

11:45AM – 1:00 PM    Lunch – Executive Dining Hall

1:00 – 2:00 PM    BTS Product Delivery and User Experience (PPT)

Jaime Loughridge, Technology Officer - BTS

2:00 – 2:45 PM    The Role of Real Time Data in BTS Discussion by ACTS members

2:45 – 3:30 PM    Briefing on Aviation Data Programs (PPT)
William Chadwick, Director - Office of Airline Information

3:30 – 4:00 PM    Public Comments and Wrap-Up

Michael Walton, ACTS Chairman