National Transportation Expert Robert Poole
Keynotes Foundation’s first event of 2013

December 7, 2012  
Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or

Atlanta – Just one week after attending the national Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting, national transportation expert Robert W. Poole will keynote, “Moving Georgia Ahead: What’s Coming Down the Pike,” a January 24, 2013, Leadership Breakfast hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Cobb County’s Georgian Club.

Poole is director of transportation policy and Searle Freedom Trust Transportation Fellow at Reason Foundation, which he co-founded. An MIT-trained engineer, Poole has advised the Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Clinton the George W. Bush administrations. He will provide an update on the outlook for transportation policy, funding and policy amid fiscal constraints and partisan politics, and describe Georgia’s options for mobility and congestion relief.

The Foundation’s Leadership Breakfasts are open to the public. The cost to attend is $25. Register online by Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at

Media interested in attending must contact Benita Dodd at or 404-256-4050. (Difficulty registering? Contact Benita Dodd.) 

Who: Robert W. Poole
What: “Moving Georgia Ahead: What’s Coming Down the Pike,” a Leadership Breakfast
When: 8 a.m., Thursday, January 24, 2013
Where: The Georgian Club, 100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 1700, Atlanta, GA 30339
Attire: Business, business casual. No jeans, cut-offs, tennis shoes, collarless sport shirts, shorts, athletic attire.

About the Georgia Public Policy Foundation: Established in 1991, the Foundation is an independent, state-focused think tank that proposes practical, market-oriented approaches to public policy to improve the lives of Georgians. The Foundation’s regular events include Leadership Breakfasts and Policy Briefing Luncheons. Weekly publications are the Friday Facts and Friday Idea commentaries. Visit our Web site at Join The Forum at Become a fan of the Foundation on Facebook and follow us on Twitter at

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