Fairfax County’s Cable Channel 16 to Replay Proceedings of Transportation Summit
Fairfax County Office of Public
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935, FAX 703-324-2010
March 25 , 2005
Fairfax County’s Cable Channel 16 to Replay
the Proceedings of the County’s Transportation Summit
Fairfax County cable Channel 16 will replay the proceedings of the recent Fairfax County Transportation Summit, which was originally cablecast live. Viewers can watch the summit’s general meeting on Monday, March 28, at 8 p.m. and Monday, April 11, at 8 p.m.
The summit may also be viewed on the Internet anytime through Channel 16’s video-on-demand service at www.fairfaxcounty.gov.
Nearly 200 participants, including community business leaders, elected officials and transportation experts attended the summit at the county’s Government Center on March 14. Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Gerald E. Connolly and Fairfax County Supervisor Elaine McConnell delivered opening remarks. Speakers included Dr. Mary Lynn Tischer, special assistant on transportation to Virginia Governor Warner; Katherine K. Hanley of the Commonwealth Transportation Board; and Dr. Alan Pisarski, author of “Commuting in America.”
Participants attended breakout groups, discussing HOV and ridesharing, transit-oriented development, Dulles rail, smart growth, and other topics. The summit concluded with a summary of ideas discussed in the breakout groups. The Fairfax County Transportation Advisory Commission and Fairfax County Supervisor Elaine McConnell hosted the event.
The winner of 13 CableACE Awards and over 100 other national awards for video excellence, Channel 16 celebrates 20 years of connecting Fairfax County and its residents.
Channel 16 programming includes live meeting coverage of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, as well as regular programs such as “County Magazine,” “Consumer Focus,” “Parks Plus+” and “Senior Times.”
For more information about Channel 16 or any of its other award-winning programs, please call 703-324-5930, TTY 711 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov. For more information about the summit, please contact Jay Guy, Fairfax County Department of Transportation, 703-324-1163, TTY 711.