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  • Sen. Andrew Perchlik, Vice Chair
  • Sen. Thomas Chittenden
  • Sen. Jane Kitchel
  • Sen. Russ Ingalls, Clerk

Senate Committee on Transportation

 

AGENDA

 

Room 3 and Zoom

February 27, 2024 - March 1, 2024

Last Updated 4/3/2024 10:14 AM

 

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are livestreamed at

https://legislature.vermont.gov/committee/streaming/senate-transportation.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

10:30 AM                   S. 184 - An act relating to the use of automated traffic law enforcement (ATLE) systems

Walk-through new draft

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning and Intermodal Development Division, Agency of Transportation

 

11:00 AM                   Review of Committee Reports

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

11:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

9:00 AM                   Transportation Research Center

Dr. Gregory Rowangould, Director, Transportation Research Center and Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Vermont

Clare Nelson, Graduate student, Transportation Research Center

 

9:45 AM                   Microtransit

Community Rides Vermont and "Gopher" Transportation Service

Sue Minter, Executive Director, Capstone Community Action

Chris Cole, Executive Director, Community Rides Vermont

Amanda Carlson, General Manager, Community Rides Vermont

 

10:00 AM                   Break

 

11:00 AM                   National and State Perspectives on Transportation Funding

Joint meeting with House Committee on Transportation via Zoom and will be livestreamed here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBZL87TPlmZxqILHsTchdjg/featured

Patricia Hendren, Ph.D., Executive  Director, The Eastern Transportation Coalition

Doug Shinkle, Associate Director of Environment, Energy and Transportation, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

Thursday, February 29, 2024

9:00 AM                   S. 184 - An act relating to the use of automated traffic law enforcement (ATLE) systems

Elizabeth Keyes, Chief of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Connecticut Department of Transportation

Sheriff Mark Anderson, President, Vermont Sheriffs' Association - ZOOM

Shawn Loan, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police

 

9:45 AM                   License Plate Readers and Parking Enforcement

Jackie Esperti, Division Director, Parking and Traffic, City Of Burlington

James Feehan, Government Relations Director, Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC

 

10:00 AM                   Break

 

10:15 AM                   ATV Tax

Tommy O'Connor, Executive Director, Vermont ATV Sportsman Association

Frank Stanley, Lobbyist, Vermont ATV Sportsman's Association

 

10:30 AM                   Electric Vehicle Charging Rates

Ken Nolan, General Manager, VPPSA

 

11:00 AM                   Ethan Allen Corridor ID Grants

Rail Investment Potential

Michael Arnold, Member, Vermonters for People Oriented Places

Jake Twarog, Co-President, Vermonters for People Oriented Places

Colin Larson, Member, Vermonters for People Oriented Places

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

Friday, March 1, 2024

9:00 AM                   S. 184 - An act relating to the use of automated traffic law enforcement (ATLE) systems

Committee discussion and vote

Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning and Intermodal Development Division, Agency of Transportation

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

9:45 AM                   H. 868 - An act relating to the fiscal year 2025 Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Logan Mooberry, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

10:15 AM                   Adjourn

 

10:30 AM                   Joint Assembly

Election of Sergeant at Arms

 

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES

 

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If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Megan Cannella at mcannella@leg.state.vt.us