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Cato Transportation Forum, 27 May

The Cato Institute invites you to a Policy Forum

Relief from Gridlock:
Surface Transportation Reauthorization in 2009

Featuring

Randal O'Toole
Cato Institute

Samuel Staley
Reason Foundation

Greg Cohen
American Highway User Alliance

Moderator

Jerry Taylor
Cato Institute

In reauthorizing the federal gas tax and surface transportation funding, the next Congress can continue historic trends of dictating thousands of earmarks and other mandates that reduce our transportation efficiency and, like recent ethanol programs, have huge unintended consequences. Or it can streamline federal transportation programs to make urban and other surface transport systems run smoothly, efficiently, and with minimal waste of energy and greenhouse gas emissions. This policy forum will present a variety of proposals for breaking out of the transportation gridlock we currently suffer.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008
12:00 PM
(Luncheon to follow)

Cato events, unless otherwise noted, are free of charge.

To register, visit www.cato.org, e-mail events@cato.org,

fax (202) 371-0841, or call (202) 789-5229 by 12:00 PM, Monday, May 26.

News media inquiries only (no registrations), please call (202) 789-5200.

If you cannot make it to the Cato Institute, watch this Forum live online at www.cato.org.

Soon we will be sending invitations by e-mail only. If you are not already receiving these

invitations by e-mail, please send us your address today.

Samuel Staley is Research Fellow


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