RTA 22nd Annual Meeting: The State of Mobility 2024

This page is for the event held in January 2024.

Click here for the next RTA annual meeting:  The State of Mobility 2025, scheduled for January 24, 2025.

RTA 22nd Annual Meeting — The State of Mobility 2024:
“Let’s go faster, together.”
Presented by the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina

  • Friday, January 26, 2024, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh-Durham-Research Triangle in Cary

The 2024 event focused on upcoming, ongoing, and potential regional transportation priorities and the Accelerated Metropolitan Mobility Strategy for the Triangle’s future. The 2024 event will include interactive discussion and engagement opportunities for all attendees. Our region is growing fast, and we will need more courage than ever to get where we need to be.

Download the RTA State of Mobility 2024 annual report  (rev. 1.31.24)

Download the entire presentation deck from the RTA 22nd Annual Meeting, held Jan 26, 2024

Download the RDU Airport one-pager to RTA members  (rev. 1.26.24)

View media coverage from the event:  WTVD ABC-11, WNCN CBS-17 (video)

List of speakers

  • Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones
  • Congresswoman Deborah Ross (via recorded video)
  • Senator Thom Tillis (via recorded video)
  • Richard Adams, Kimley Horn
  • Jake Cashion, North Carolina Chamber
  • David Eatman, City of Raleigh
  • J.J. Eden, NC Turnpike Authority
  • Denny Edwards, Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Adrianne Elder, Duke Energy
  • Brennon Fuqua, NCDOT
  • Sarah Gaskill, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
  • Linda Hall, Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina
  • Rob Herman, Lenovo
  • Jay Irby, First Citizens Bank
  • John Kane, Kane Realty
  • Michael Landguth, Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
  • Will Letchworth, McAdams
  • Chris Lukasina, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • John McGeary, First National Bank
  • Joe Milazzo, RTA
  • Tracy Parrott, NCDOT
  • Het Patel, City of Raleigh
  • Doug Plachcinski, Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Scott Ralls, Wake Technical Community College
  • John Vine-Hodge, NCDOT
  • Stelfanie Williams, Duke University
  • Julia Wright, Dominion Energy


Event sponsors: RTA 22nd annual meeting - The State of Mobility 2024

Event sponsors

  • Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina  (presenting sponsor)
  • IBM Corporation
  • Town of Cary
  • Martin Marietta
  • The Sunrock Group

Tickets included with RTA membership, and additional ticket pricing:

  • RTA Gold members receive 8 tickets included with their membership investment.
  • RTA Silver members receive 4 tickets included with their membership.
  • RTA Senior Regional Partners, and Bronze members receive 2 tickets included with their membership.
  • All RTA Gold, Silver, and Bronze members also receive recognition at the event.
  • RTA Standard members have 1 ticket included with their membership.
  • Additional RTA member tickets are $75
  • Non-RTA member tickets are available for $150
  • Nonprofit partner tickets are $75
  • Public-sector partner/elected official tickets are $45
  • Note:  RTA reserves the right to limit event attendance at any time depending on pandemic conditions

No registration refunds after Thursday, January 18th, 2024.

Sponsorship options

  • Presenting Sponsor ($5,000)
    • Event “presented by” your company
    • Opportunity to participate in event agenda
    • Reserved parking with firm logo
    • Prominent recognition at event and on RTA event webpage
    • Plus all Event Sponsor benefits below
    • Restricted to RTA Sustaining Gold or higher members, Senior Regional Partners, and other public sector partners


    Event Sponsor  ($999)

    • Company name displayed on event signage and event agenda
    • Name and verbal recognition at event
    • Name recognition in RTA promotional e-mails and on RTA event webpage
    • Registration for eight (8) participants at event with at-table name recognition
    • RTA membership is not required to serve as an Event Sponsor

    Note:  RTA Gold, Silver, and Bronze memberships also include recognition benefits at and tickets to all events

RTA is a regional program of the Raleigh Chamber, which has determined that this event is permitted under Section 138A-32(e)(1)c of the General Statutes.

Next RTA annual meeting date:

RTA Annual Meeting — The State of Mobility 2025:
Innovative approaches for transportation funding
Friday, January 24, 2025
11 am – 2:00 pm
Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham-Research Triangle in Cary

Click here for more information on this upcoming event.

For more information about the 2023 event, held on January 24 and 31, 2023, click here.

Regional Leadership Team

RTA Gold Members
Clark Nexsen
Duke Energy
First Citizens Bank
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
IBM Corporation
Kane Realty
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Raleigh Chamber
Red Hat, Inc.
Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina
The Sunrock Group
Smith Anderson
United Therapeutics
Wake County Economic Development  (EDGE6)
Wetherill Engineering, Inc

RTA Silver Members
AT&T North Carolina
Bolton & Menk
Capitol Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Chatham Park / Preston Development
Coastal Federal Credit Union
Credit Suisse
Dominion Energy
Duke University
Fidelity Investments
First National Bank
Fox Rothschild LLP
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
Martin Marietta
ms consultants, inc.
North Carolina State University
Novo Nordisk
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
RTI International
SAS Institute Inc.
STV Inc.
The Umstead Hotel and Spa
UNC Chapel Hill
UNC Health
Wake Technical Community College
York Properties, Inc./McDonald-York Building Company

RTA Senior Regional Partners
Capital Area MPO
Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro MPO
City of Durham
GoRaleigh / City of Raleigh
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Town of Cary
Town of Chapel Hill/Chapel Hill Transit
Town of Morrisville
Town of Holly Springs
Triangle J Council of Governments

RTA Bronze members
Alfred Benesch & Company
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
CPL Architecture and Engineering, PC
Gregory Poole Equipment Company
HH Architecture
Highwoods Properties
McKim & Creed
Strada Architecture
Trinity Capital Partners
WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Gold members

Thank you to our Omnia Gold, Sustaining Gold, and Gold members

Omnia Gold