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National Equitable Public Transportation Forum Part One: The Future of Public Transportation Infrastructure

February 25 @ 3:15 pm


Join the long awaited National Equitable Public Transportation Forum. Under the Biden Harris administration a 10 year, $1.3 trillion  plan for equitable and resilient transportation infrastructure is positioned to be the key mechanism for post pandemic economic recovery and advancement.  We are pleased to present this forum and discuss equity in infrastructure as part of our Black History month programming.  Be sure to register,  space is limited.

The national transportation system is one of the most extensive in the world operating on approximately 226,400 directional route miles. Equitable Infrastructure Live calls upon the leading voices, gatekeepers and innovators to discuss the future of transportation in America.

Hear directly from firms planning and designing America’s transit infrastructure system. 

Part One: The Future of Public Transportation Infrastructure, February 25, 2:00 – 3:15pm EST

Part one of the Transportation Infrastructure forum calls upon:

Ms. Kimberly Slaughter, Chief Executive Officer, SYSTRA USA

SYSTRA USA. SYSTRA USA is a leading consulting and engineering firm dedicated exclusively to the rail and mass transportation industry. From commuter, heavy, high-speed, intercity, and light rail systems to electric and autonomous vehicles and bus systems and their infrastructure.  SYSTRA USA is part of SYSTRA Group comprised of over 7,000 employees worldwide.

Mr. Jermaine Huell, National Supply Chain Leader, STV

STV. STV is a leading, award winning professional firm offering engineering, architectural, planning, environmental and construction management services. They are consistently ranked among the top firms in many of the markets they serve, including education, corrections, highways, bridges, rail and mass transit.

Ms. Jannet Walker-Ford, SVP & National Transit and Rail Leader, WSP USA

WSP. As one of the world’s leading professional services firms, WSP provides engineering and design services to clients in the Transportation and Infrastructure, Property and Buildings, Environment, Power and Energy, Resources and Industry sectors, as well as offering strategic advisory services.​​

The Talking Points

  • The Push and Advancement of Public Transportation Initiatives

  • Required Deployment of Innovative Infrastructure Technology

  • Public Transit Oriented Opportunities for Small businesses and MWBEs

  • Critical Public Transportation Initiatives


The Equitable Infrastructure Live was created by #1 source in equity in infrastructure, the Equitable Infrastructure Group.  Through this live format EIG shares components of its research with small businesses and minority owned firms.  The curated and clear discussion covers national mega development, capital projects and municipal policies.  Equitable Infrastructure Live is designed for companies seeking to understand the impact of the projects and empowered growth.

L. Charlie Oliver, Chair of the Equitable Infrastructure Group and a recurring speaker before the World Economic Forum, the Global Power and Energy BlockChain Conference, and the Equity Forum. Charlie has held executive positions with American Express, Ogilvy, ABC, and served as legislative consultant to private development firms and national Chambers of Commerce.


Established in 2017, the Equitable Infrastructure Group (EIG) delivers its clients and diverse audience early access to market knowledge and opportunities in both the built and public realms. Our focus on infrastructure and inequity in vital corridors is the cornerstone of our ESG mission. The EIG movement has led to the development of national strategies which combat prevailing closed door private and municipal policies and practices.

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