Spiegel Appointed to National Transportation Advisory Committee
Gaithersburg City Council Vice President Ryan Spiegel has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2012 Transportation Infrastructure and Services Policy and Advocacy Committee. This Committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety and security of public transit, streets and highways, aviation, railroads, and ports. As a member of the committee, Council Member Spiegel will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions, while advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns on Capitol Hill, with the Administration, and in the Washington metropolitan region.
"Transportation is a key priority for everyone in this region, affecting quality of life, sustainability, public safety, and economic growth," said Council Member Spiegel. "My service on this committee allows me to learn best practices from other communities, share creative solutions, and join in advocacy efforts to reinforce this nation’s transportation infrastructure, providing jobs and enhancing our competitiveness."
NLC is the nation’s oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans. For more information visit www.nlc.org. For more information on the Mayor and City Council contact the office of the City Manager at 301-258-6310 or email email@example.com.