In September 2013, the Board of Commissioners authorized the County Manager to establish a panel of independent transit experts to advise the board on approaches to developing strategies for Wake County.The panel of experts has been finalized and includes:
A special work session is scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, 2013, from 9 a.m. to noon, for the Board of Commissioners and the transit panel.
- Steven E. Polzin, Ph.D., P.E. – Transit Research Program Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida
- Samuel R. Staley, Ph.D. – Managing Director, DeVoe L. Moore Center at Florida State University and Senior Research Fellow at Reason Foundation
- Clarence "Cal" Marsella – Former General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) from 1995 to 2009; currently an independent contractor