Fred Wagner and Pete Anderson Speaking on Legal Issues Affecting the Transit Industry
Fred Wagner and Pete Anderson, Principals in Beveridge & Diamond's Washington, DC office, are speaking at the American Public Transportation Association's Legal Affairs Seminar in Santa FE, NM February 21-23. Mr. Wagner's session, "NEPA for Transit Agencies – How Environmental Process can Sink or Save a Transit Project," will highlight the challenges transit agencies face in NEPA compliance. Additionally, Mr. Wagner will speak on a panel, "Ethics & Professional Responsibility," discussing practical scenarios involving safety compliance and a lawyer's ethical responsibilities.
Mr. Wagner and Mr. Anderson are speaking together on a panel titled "Safety Management Systems: Compliance in a New Regulatory Environment." The session will review the Federal Transit Administration's proposed safety rules, and will address the role of counsel in helping transit agencies incorporate Safety Management Systems.