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

  • Video | Feb. 11, 2019

    This week we recap includes the State of the Union address, 5G legislation and efforts by the Department of Health and Human Services's to combat the HIV epidemic. Watch the video and check out the resources below for more information.

  • 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.

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Transportation Steering Committee


Randy Maluchnik
Carver County, Minnesota


Vice Chair

Walter Beyer
Chief Engineer and Operations Officer
Elmore County, Alabama


Cindy Bobbitt
Grant County, Oklahoma


Gordon Cruickshank
Valley County, Idaho


Edward Emmett
County Judge
Harris County, Texas


Gary Fickes
Tarrant County, Texas


Scott Haggerty
Alameda County, California


Peter McLaughlin
Hennepin County, Minnesota


Subcommittee Chair

Bill Holen (Airports)
Arapahoe County, Colorado


Steven Klika (Transit/Rail)
Johnson County, Kansas


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


Jack Mariano (Ports)
Pasco County, Florida


Subcommittee Vice Chair

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


Ron Burrows (Ports)
Rogers County, Oklahoma


Nancy Detert (Airports)
Sarasota County, Florida


Charles Farley (Airports)
Pitt County, North Carolina


Patrick Farrell (Ports)
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)
Fulton County, Georgia


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


Stanley Moore (Transit/Rail)
Cook County, Illinois


Donald Moran (Airports)
Board Member
Will County, Illinois


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