Inquirer Covers First Practically Speaking Event

February 06, 2012

The first of a series of events set to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fels Institute of Government, “Moving People, Practically Speaking” examined the future of transportation in the United States with a focus on the budget and policy decisions that affect how people and goods move throughout the country. David B. Thornburgh, executive director of the Fels Institute of Government, moderated a conversation with James Simpson, Commissioner, NJ Department of Transportation, Joshua Schank, President & CEO, Eno Transportation Foundation, Dr. Martin Wachs, Professor at UC Berkeley, and Jack Basso, COO, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. To read the complete Philadelphia Inquirer article please click on the link below.



The National Constitution Center and Fels are partnering on a series of public conversations beginning with this kick-off event.

The “Practically Speaking” program series honors Fels’ 75th anniversary and is generously supported by David Seltzer WG '76 and Poor Richard's Charitable Trust.