This piece was originally published in the June 2018 issue of electroindustry.
NEMA’s newly established Transportation Systems Division spent part of its inaugural meeting speaking with staff at Senate and House offices, as well as officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The group held 14 meetings with members of key committees to build relationships and drive home the message that connected, electric transportation infrastructure should be a top priority in Congress and the Administration’s push for renewed investment in America’s infrastructure.
From left: Bryan Mulligan, Applied Information, Inc.; Ray Deer, Peek Traffic Corporation; Dave Woodward, Philips Lighting; Craig Updyke, NEMA; Joe Dudich, Eberle Design, Inc.; Jean Johnson, NEMA; Steve Griffith, NEMA. Not pictured: Asaf Nagler, ABB; Harrison Wadsworth, Siemens; and Patrick Hughes, NEMA. Photo by Patrick Hughes