RTD CEO and GM Paul Ballard to participate in virtual rally in support of COVID-19 relief funding

Regional Transportation District (RTD) Chief Executive Officer and General Manager Paul Ballard will participate in a national virtual rally to discuss additional pandemic relief funding for transit agencies. Ballard, along with other major transit agency CEOs, will discuss effects on transit due to COVID-19 and how funding will keep this vital public service running safely and efficiently for the communities they serve. 

Patrick J. Foye
, Chairman and CEO, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) 
Jeff Arndt, President and CEO, VIA Metropolitan Transit of San Antonio 
Phillip A. Washington, CEO, Los Angeles County Metro
India Birdsong, General Manager and CEO, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority 
Rob Gannon, General Manager, Seattle King County Metro 
Alex Wiggins, CEO, New Orleans Regional Transit Authority
Kevin Corbett, Executive Director, NJ TRANSIT
Nathaniel Ford, CEO, Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Paul J. Ballard, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) 
M.J. Maynard, CEO, Las Vegas Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada 
Robert M. Powers, General Manager, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) 
Randy Clarke, President and CEO, Capital Metro of Austin
Leslie S. Richards, General Manager, Southeast Pennsylvania TransportationAuthority (SEPTA) 

WHAT: Conversation to encourage Senate to provide additional federal relief aid to transit agencies that are experiencing severe financial impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. MDT, Tuesday, July 14