Implementing the Future of Transportation Webinar - Added Panelist Brian Kelly/CEO California High Speed Rail Authority

Brian Kelly, CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority to join the professional webinar discussing the development of high-speed rail in America
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sept. 23, 2020 - PRLog -- The US High Speed Rail Association is proud to announce the panel addition of Brian Kelly, CEO of California High-Speed Rail Authority to the seventh webinar in its successful Professional Webinar Series: Implementing the Future of Transportation on Friday September 25, 2020, 10a PDT/1pm EDT.

California High-Speed Rail Authority CEO, Brian Kelly joins former US DOT Secretaries Norman Mineta and Ray LaHood - moderated by the "father" of modern transit service in Silicon Valley, Rod Diridon. Rod will guide a discussion about the future of American transportation with high-speed rail.

In January 2018, the Board of Directors selected Brian Kelly as the CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority. He comes to the Authority with a wealth of experience in transportation. Kelly served as the first secretary of the new California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), an agency created in 2013, which focused solely on transportation. At CalSTA, Kelly oversaw eight departments, boards and commissions, 38,000 employees and a budget of $18.1 billion – one of the largest portfolios in the State of California.

For more information on the Association and the webinar series, visit

Register for the webinar here.

The US High Speed Rail Association is the only non-profit organization in America focusing entirely on advancing a state-of-the-art national high-speed rail network. Our vision includes a national HSR Express system consisting of state-of-the-art dedicated track, advanced control systems, elegant multi-modal train stations, and top-of-the-line 220 mph trains, as well as a feeder network of 110 mph trains. Our goal is to connect cities and states into an integrated system, laid out in stages with an aggressive schedule for full system build-out. Our mission is to build widespread public, business and political support for a major public and private investment in a national high-speed rail network.

Editor's note:
Members of the media are invited to attend the Implementing the Future of Transportation webinar. For consideration, please contact the Communications office at Press credentials and proof of employment should be submitted with your request. USHSR reserves the right to screen all requests.

Christine Robert

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