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  • Rep. Sara Coffey, Chair
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Timothy R. Corcoran, Ranking Member
  • Rep. John L. Bartholomew
  • Rep. Mollie S. Burke
  • Rep. R. Scott Campbell
  • Rep. Leonora Dodge, Clerk
  • Rep. Kate Lalley
  • Rep. Patricia McCoy
  • Rep. Phil Pouech
  • Rep. Matt Walker

House Committee on Transportation




Room 43 and Zoom

February 14, 2023 - February 17, 2023

Last Updated 3/13/2023 11:01 AM


Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are livestreamed at https://legislature.vermont.gov/committee/streaming/house-transportation.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

10:00 AM                   House Floor


11:45 AM                   Lunch


12:30 PM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

Public TransitProviders Update

Clayton Clark, General Manager, Green Mountain Transit

Randy Schoonmaker, CEO, Southeast Vermont Transit

Jim Moulton, Board Chair, Vermont Public Transportation Association

Elaine Haytko, Executive  Director, Vermont Public Transportation Association


1:45 PM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

Mobility and Transportation Innovations Grant Program

Jennifer Wallace Brodeur, Director, Transportation Efficiency, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation

Sandy Thibault, Executive Director, CATMA

Jon Copans, Executive Director, Old Spokes Home

Elizabeth Parker, Former Shared Mobility Director, Sustainable Montpelier Coalition


2:55 PM                   Break


3:05 PM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

Bicycle-pedestrian projects, Transportation Alternatives, multi-modal facilities, park and ride, rest areas, municipal programs

Joel Perrigo, Municipal Assistance Program Manager, Agency of Transportation


Wednesday, February 15, 2023

8:30 AM                   The Vermont Vehicle Index: What Drives Vermont?

Matt Cota, Director of Government Affairs, Vermont Association of Vehicle and Automotive Dealers


9:15 AM                   Art and Transportation Programs/Initiatives - Arts Advocacy Day

Amy Cunningham, Deputy Director, Vermont Arts Council

Michele Bailey, Senior Program Manager, Vermont Arts Council

Jacqueline DeMente, Planning Coordinator, Agency of Transportation

David Schutz, State Curator, Department of Buildings and General Services

Erik Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Department of Buildings and General Services


10:00 AM                   Break


10:15 AM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

Downtown Transportation Fund Program

Gary Holloway, Downtown Program Manager - Community Planning & Revitalization, Department of Housing and Community Development


10:45 AM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

Better Connections Grant Program

Richard Amore, Planning & Outreach Manager, Department of  Housing & Community Development

Mathew Arancio, Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation Planning and Research Section


11:45 AM                   Lunch


1:00 PM                   Complete Streets

Kelly Stoddard Poor, Associate State Director, AARP

Kevin Marshia, Asset Management Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation


2:00 PM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

E-Bike Program update and Impacts on GHG emissions reductions

Patrick Murphy, Sustainability and Innovations Project Manager, Agency of Transportation

Andrew Chesser, Director, Incentive Program Operations, Center for Sustainable Energy

Dave Cohen, Director, VBike


3:00 PM                   House Floor


Thursday, February 16, 2023

8:30 AM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

Paving, Roadway, and Traffic and Safety Project

Jesse Devlin, Highway Safety and Design Program Manager, Agency of Transportation


10:30 AM                   Joint Assembly

Election of the Sergeant at Arms and Elections of Trustees for the University of Vermont and Vermont State Agricultural College


11:45 PM                   Lunch


1:00 PM                   Governor's Proposed FY2024 Budget

Town Highway Programs, Municipal Mitigation and Better Back Roads, and Municipal Disaster Assistance

Bradley Kukenberger, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation


1:30 PM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

Paving, Roadway, and Traffic and Safety Project (continued)

Jesse Devlin, Highway Safety and Design Program Manager, Agency of Transportation


2:15 AM                   Drivers License Suspensions

Review of H.53 fiscal note

Chris Rupe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office


3:00 PM                   House Floor


Friday, February 17, 2023

8:30 AM                   Advance Clean Trucks

Bill Smith, Lobbyist, Vermont Truck and Bus Association


9:00 AM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

Agency of Transportation paving budget

Nicholas Sherman, Lobbyist, Vermont Paver's Association

Jay Perkins, Vice President of Sales, Pike Industries

Tyler Pratt, General Manager, Peckham Industries


9:30 AM                   House Floor


15 min after Floor                   Drivers License Suspensions

Overview of H.53, committee discussion and straw poll


10:30 AM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2024 Budget

Public Transit

Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation


-                                   Committee Discussion


1:00 PM                   Lunch


-                                   Adjourn




Please email handouts to the committee assistant at least 24 hours before your scheduled meeting time. With few exceptions, any documents you send to a committee assistant are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s web page.


If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Jeannie Lowell at jlowell@leg.state.vt.us