May 24, 2012
PacTrans Launching Summit on May 24, 2012
On Thursday, May 24th, the PacTrans celebrated its grand opening with a Launching Summit at the Talaris Conference Center in Seattle. Representatives from each of the five partner universities and leaders of transportation agencies and private industry in the Pacific Northwest were present. Washington State Congressman Rick Larsen delivered a speech over the lunch hour. The event was intended to raise awareness about the new center, discuss the strategic directions of PacTrans, and to attract potential partners for transportation-related research.