Strategic Directions (Fitchburg & Leominster): Investing in Public Transportation for Regional Economic Growth

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March 4, 2013
Fitchburg State University
Presidents' Hall - Mazzaferro Center
291 Highland Ave.
Fitchburg, MA
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.


Please join MassINC and Transportation for Massachusetts at a public forum and panel discussion on regional transportation investments in Massachusetts Gateway Cities.  As part of the event, MassINC will present a new research report which provides a roadmap for how new public resources in regional transit can be invested with a focus on improving the economic performance of Gateway Cities like Fitchburg and Leominster.

This is the second of several forums that are being held in Gateway Cities throughout Massachusetts.

Confirmed speakers:

Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong
Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella

Representative Stephen DiNatale
Ben Forman: Research Director at MassINC and Executive Director of the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute


Panel Discussion:
Moderated by Charles St. Amand, of Sentinel and Enterprise

David McKeehan, President, The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce

Mohammed Khan, Administrator, The Montachusett Regional Transit Authority
Dr. Robert Antonucci, President, Fitchburg State University

To RSVP, please email amiddle@massinc.org or call Rachel Marquez at 617-224-1709

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