Transportation Steering Committee

Responsible for all matters pertaining to federal transportation legislation, funding and regulation and its impacts on county government. This includes highway and bridge development, finance and safety, public transit development and finance, transportation planning, airport development and service, passenger and freight railroads, ports and waterways, freight movement, and research and development of new modes of transportation.

Policy Briefs

Latest Resources

  • Reports & Toolkits | Aug. 10, 2018

    As the August recess continues and we approach the midterm elections, members of Congress will spend more time in their home states and districts than they will in Washington D.C. between now and the end of the year. This provides an opportunity for county leaders to advocate for legislative and regulatory priorities right at home.

  • Reports & Toolkits | Mar. 23, 2018

    Nearly six months after the start of federal fiscal year (FY) 2018, Congressional leaders have reached agreement on a spending package that funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year on September 30, 2018.

  • Video | Mar. 6, 2018

    With the administration and Congress focused on infrastructure, NACo held a briefing on how counties are working to strengthen our national infrastructure network and learn how a strong federal-state-local partnership will help us get there.

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Transportation Steering Committee

Chair

Randy Maluchnik
Commissioner
Carver County, Minnesota

 

Vice Chair

Walter Beyer
Chief Engineer and Operations Officer
Elmore County, Alabama

 

Cindy Bobbitt
Commissioner
Grant County, Oklahoma

 

Gordon Cruickshank
Commissioner
Valley County, Idaho

 

Edward Emmett
County Judge
Harris County, Texas

 

Gary Fickes
Commissioner
Tarrant County, Texas

 

Scott Haggerty
Supervisor
Alameda County, California

 

Peter McLaughlin
Commissioner
Hennepin County, Minnesota

 

Subcommittee Chair

Bill Holen (Airports)
Commissioner
Arapahoe County, Colorado

 

Steven Klika (Transit/Rail)
Commissioner
Johnson County, Kansas

 

Sid Leiken (Highway/Highway Safety)
Commissioner
Lane County, Oregon

 

Jack Mariano (Ports)
Commissioner
Pasco County, Florida

 

Subcommittee Vice Chair

William Altimus (Transit/Rail)
Parish Administrator
Bossier Parish, Louisiana

 

Ron Burrows (Ports)
Commissioner
Rogers County, Oklahoma

 

Nancy Detert (Airports)
Commissioner
Sarasota County, Florida

 

Charles Farley (Airports)
Commissioner
Pitt County, North Carolina

 

Patrick Farrell (Ports)
Commissioner
Chatham County, Georgia

 

Daniel Fedderly (Highway/Highway Safety)
Executive Director
Wisconsin County Highway Association, Wisconsin

 

Sharon Green Middleton (Ports)
Council Vice-President
Baltimore City, Maryland

 

Elizabeth Hausmann (Transit/Rail)
Commissioner
Fulton County, Georgia

 

James Healy (Transit/Rail)
Board Member
DuPage County, Illinois

 

Stanley Moore (Transit/Rail)
Commissioner
Cook County, Illinois

 

Donald Moran (Airports)
Board Member
Will County, Illinois

 

Alton Shepherd (Highway/Highway Safety)
Supervisor
Apache County, Arizona