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April 14-15, 2009Sheraton Austin
701 East 11th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
ph. (512) 478-1111
- TTI's University Transportation Center for Mobility
- Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
- Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota
This symposium will bring together professionals in the field of road user fees to share information and advance the discussion of user-based fees as a potential replacement for the fuel tax. Representatives from past, current and upcoming pilot studies and implementations will present lessons learned and key study topics from their projects. Panel discussions will address specific topics such as legislative and policy issues, public acceptance challenges, potential technology applications, and institutional issues. The symposium will incorporate interactive discussion sessions on logical next steps as well as the associated challenges and opportunities.
View the preliminary program online.
Symposium Planning Committee
- Ginger Goodin, Chair, Texas Transportation Institute
- Lee Munnich, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
- Robert Johns, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota
- Kenneth Buckeye, Minnesota Department of Transportation
- James Whitty, Oregon Department of Transportation
- Richard Trey Baker, Texas Transportation Institute
- Katherine Turnbull, Texas Transportation Institute
You are encouraged to register online for this event.
Online registration will be available until 5:00 pm CST, Tuesday, March 31, 2009. After this date, please plan to register on-site at the Sheraton Austin.
Onsite Registration/Information Desk
On-site registration will be available at the Sheraton Austin during the symposium.
- $225, Early Registration (thru February 27, 2009)
- $255, Regular Registration (February 28, 2009 thru March 31, 2009)
- $305, Onsite Registration
- $115, Speaker Registration
Please make check or money orders (U.S. currency drawn on a U.S. bank) payable to TTI-MBUF09. Event Management & Planning (EM&P) also accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards. If paying by check or money order, you may register online and then mail your payment to EM&P. EM&P cannot invoice; therefore, payment of the conference registration fee must be received prior to admission to the conference. NO PURCHASE ORDERS ACCEPTED.
For payment processing purposes, the vendor identification number for TTI-EM&P is 37277277275000. The federal identification number is 74-2270624.
Only cancellations received in writing by EM&P by 5:00 pm CST March 15, 2009 will be refunded, less a $50 handling fee. No refunds will be made after March 15, 2009.
Speakers are required to register online according to the registration rate guidelines.
Accommodations have been arranged at the Sheraton Austin.
Date of room block: April 14-15, 2009
Room rate per night: $85 single (or current State Rate)
To receive special conference rates, individuals should visit the following link: Texas Transportation Institute - Mileage Based User Fees, or call the hotel directly at (512) 478-1111 and identify the group name as "Mileage Based User Fees." Please confirm your room rate when you make your reservation and confirm this rate upon your arrival at the hotel. Please assist us in keeping conference costs down by meeting our room block requirements at this hotel. The discounted conference room rates will be available until the block fills or until Friday, March 27, 2009.
The hotel has parking available as follows:
- Self-Parking ($3.00/hour – maximum $15.00/day)
- Valet ($24.00/night).
For more information about the city of Austin, Texas, please visit http://www.austintexas.org/.
Dress for the conference will be business casual.
For More Information
Program ContentsGinger Goodin
Senior Research Engineer
Texas Transportation Institute
1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 300E
Austin, TX 78723
ph. (512) 467-0946
RegistrationEvent Management & Planning
Texas Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
College Station, TX 77843-3135
ph. (979) 862-1219 · fax (979) 862-1225 · toll-free (888) 550-5577