Jason Tai has notable professional experience on budget & appropriations, transportation, railroads, defense, and aviation issues. Jason currently works at TAI GINSBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC with 14 active clients. Jason has represented 39 total clients and has previously worked for TAI GINSBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC and CHAMBERS, CONLON & HARTWELL, LLC .

Practice Areas

Areas of Experience

Village of Bedford Park - Municipal government
Duration : 1.0 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,000.00 (monthly) - $72,000.00 (total)
- Outreach to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers relating to water infrastructure projects.

Los Angeles Streetcar, Inc. - Public Transportation
Duration : 5.0 years (2014 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $70,000.00 (total)
- Introductions made to members of Congress, specifically those involved with the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Senate Appropriations Committee and with the Federal Transit Administration. No specific bill numbers as of this filing.

City of Joliet, IL - Municipal government
Duration : 0.2 years (2019 - 2019) active
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $30,000.00 (total)
- Provide strategic counsel on legislative strategy; help pursue Army Corps of Engineers funding for flood control projects; engage with FEMA on flood map issues.

Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation - Commuter rail agency serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane and McHenry Co., Illinois
Duration : 8.2 years (2011 - 2019) active
Revenue : $23,333.00 (monthly) - $2,370,000.00 (total)
- Federal transportation reauthorization ("SAFETEA-LU reauthorization"), Positive Train Control, Locomotive Emission Standards, FY11 and FY12 Transportation Appropriations

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC on behalf of San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission - Law firm
Duration : 0.7 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- Federal government relations service and strategy development relating to the Federal transportation initiatives, including implementation of positive train control (PTC), before Congress and the Department of Transportation.

Tesla, Inc. - Sustainable energy company, specifically Solar.
Duration : 1.5 years (2017 - 2019) active
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $140,000.00 (total)
- Introductions to Members of Congress; Issues impacting EV and autonomous vehicle manufacturers in autonomous vehicles legislation (no bill number); Generate support for technology-neutral truck weight increase in FY2019 Transportation-HUD Appropriations bills (H.R. 6072; S. 3023)

Village of Crestwood - Maintaining the well-being & interests of the residents of the Village of Crestwood.
Duration : 1.7 years (2017 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $140,000.00 (total)
- Outreach to Members of Congress relating to Crestwood water distribution projects inclusion in Army Corps of Engineers' FY19 Work Plan; outreach to the Army Corps of Engineers related to Crestwood water distribution projects.

Contra Costa Transportation Authority - Transportation Authority
Duration : 2.5 years (2016 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $110,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to autonomous vehicle deployment and regulatory compliance; issues impacting autonomous vehicles in autonomous vehicles legislation (S. 1855; H.R. 3388; Support efforts related to improving mobility (no bill number)

Village of Plainfield, IL - City government
Duration : 1.2 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $100,000.00 (total)
- TRA: Post-enactment implementation of provision impacting highways and freight contained in the FAST Act (P.L. 114-94). BUD: Request support from Members of Congress seeking USDOT discretionary grants for transportation improvement projects (no bill number)

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC on behalf of San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority - Law firm
Duration : 0.7 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Federal government relations service and strategy development relating to the Federal transportation initiatives, including implementation of positive train control (PTC), before Congress and the Department of Transportation.

Collins Engineers on Behalf of Cook County Dept. of Transportation and Highways - Transportation Engineering
Duration : 1.0 years (2013 - 2014) inactive
Revenue : $1,667.00 (monthly) - $95,000.00 (total)
- Post-enactment implementation of provisions impacting highways, freight rail, passenger rail, and commuter rail contained in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L. 112-141); H.R.933/P.L. 113-6 - Provisions impacting highways, freight rail, passenger rail, and commuter rail in FY2014 appropriations bills (H.R.3547, H.R. 2610, S.1243); S.601/H.R.3080 Provisions impacting economic development and port development in Water Resources Development Act reauthorization bills.

Knight EA on Behalf of Cook County Dept. of Transportation and Highways - Construction and Engineering Firm
Duration : 2.0 years (2014 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $90,000.00 (total)
- Post-enactment implementation of provisions impacting highways, freight rail, and commuter rail contained in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L. 112-141) and in a potential re-authorization of MAP-21.

Complete Coach Works - transportation
Duration : 0.5 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $90,000.00 (total)
- TRA: Post-enactment implementation of provisions impacting transit related to the FAST Act (P.L. 114-94), including FTA awards management requirements. AVI: Brief stakeholders on remanufactured buses and Airport Improvement Program grant eligibilities.

Buchanan, Ingersoll, and Rooney PC on behalf of the Town of Chevy Chase - Municipality/ Government Entity
Duration : 1.5 years (2014 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $80,000.00 (total)
- Issues affecting P3 transit projects in the implementation of Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L. 112-141) and in a potential re-authorization of MAP-21. P3 transit issues contained in House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Special Report on P3s (No bill number).

U.S. RAS Association-Midwest - Association for asphalt and pavement
Duration : 4.5 years (2014 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $440,000.00 (total)
- Educate Members on green asphalt and support for green asphalt legislation (no bill number).

GRIDSMART Technologies - Processing algorithms in the world of traffic
Duration : 0.5 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- No bill number. Introductions made to Members. Post-enactment implementation of provisions impacting traffic data collection contained in Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L.112-141) and in a potential re-authorization of MAP-21 (H.R.22/S.1647 DRIVE Act; No House bill number)

Tesla Motors, Inc.
Duration : 2.3 years (2015 - 2017) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $210,000.00 (total)
- Introductions to Members of Congress; Issues impacting EV manufacturers regarding autonomous drive vehicles (no bill number); Discussions with Members of Congress concerning 30D EV tax credit (no bill number).

SENECA GROUP, LLC on behalf of Northwestern University - University
Duration : 0.7 years (2013 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- Introductions made to members of Congress. No bill number: issues related to university R&D grants.

America's Central Port - Port Transportation
Duration : 0.7 years (2013 - 2014) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- Introductions made to members of Congress, specifically those involved with the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Senate Appropriations Committee and with the Army Corps of Engineers. No specific bill numbers as of this filing. Advocacy for land conveyance, urge federal funding for port infrastructure development programs and grants.

Village of Plainfield, Illinois - city government
Duration : 2.2 years (2016 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $180,000.00 (total)
- Post-enactment implementation of provision impacting highways and freight contained in the FAST Act (P.L. 114-94). Request support from Members of Congress seeking USDOT discretionary grants for transportation improvement projects (no bill number)

Milhouse Engineering And Construction , Inc on behalf of Cook County - Engineering and management
Duration : 2.0 years (2016 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $160,000.00 (total)
- Post-enactment implementation of provisions impacting highways, freight rail, and commuter rail contained in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L.112-141) and FAST Act (P.L. 114-94).

Uber Technologies, Inc.
Duration : 1.5 years (2017 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $120,000.00 (total)
- Discussions with Members of Congress concerning legislation regarding autonomous vehicles (S. 1855; H.R. 3388); Discussions with Members of Congress concerning TNC solutions for freight and mobility on demand applications (no bill number); Discussions with Members of Congress concerning district events.

PGA Associates on behalf of Textron Systems - Business consultant firm providing government business strategies to private sector client
Duration : 0.5 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $10,000.00 (total)
- Support the Future TRIP Act (H.R.2886)

SENECA GROUP LLC ON BEHALF OF LOCKHEED MARTIN
Duration : 0.8 years (2011 - 2011) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $10,000.00 (total)
- No Bill Number: Support for preservation of the Federal Railroad Administration R&D budget request in the development of the FY2012 Transportation Appropriations and administration funding priorities

Accenture LLP - Professional services company providing consulting and outsourcing services
Duration : 0.5 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Brief stakeholders on fare card management system for transit agencies; FY2017 Transportation-HUD appropriations bill (no bill number)

ACCENTURE LLP
Duration : (Registration) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Brief stakeholders on fare card management system for transit agencies.

XPRESSWEST LLC (FORMERLY DESERTXPRESS ENTERPRISES LLC) - Construction and operation of high-speed passenger rail operations in Calif. and Nevada
Duration : (Registration) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Monitoring of federal programs related to high-speed rail operations and surface transportation funding related to grade-crossing, bridges, signaling; federal funding related to the development of interstate high-speed passenger rail
Rajant Corporation - Wireless Communication Company
Duration : 6.0 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $760,000.00 (total)
- Provisions impacting National Guard Reserve Equipment account, Counter-Rocket Artillery Mortar (C-RAM) System in Missile and Rocket Advanced Technology account and Research Development Test & Evaluation account in FY2016 appropriations bill (P.L. 114-113) and FY2017 appropriations bills (H.R.5393; S.2837).

Joliet Regional Port District/Lewis University Airport (KLOT) - Airport
Duration : 4.8 years (2014 - 2019) active
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $320,000.00 (total)
- General Aviation Issues

Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation - Commuter rail agency serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane and McHenry Co., Illinois
Duration : 8.2 years (2011 - 2019) active
Revenue : $23,333.00 (monthly) - $2,370,000.00 (total)
- Seeking support for federal funding for Positive Train Control (no bill number); Post-enactment implementation of provisions impacting commuter rail contained in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L.112-55); H.R.933/P.L. 113-6 - Provisions impacting commuter rail in FY2013 appropriations bills;S.CON.RES.8/S. Prt. 113-12/H.CON.RES.25/House Report 113-17 - Provisions impacting transportation infrastructure investment contained in the House and Senate FY2014 Budget Resoluti...

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC on behalf of San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission - Law firm
Duration : 0.7 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- Federal government relations service and strategy development relating to the Federal transportation initiatives, including implementation of positive train control (PTC), before Congress and the Department of Transportation.

Tesla, Inc. - Sustainable energy company, specifically Solar.
Duration : 1.5 years (2017 - 2019) active
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $140,000.00 (total)
- Generate support for technology-neutral truck weight increase (FY2018 Transportation-HUD Appropriations bills H.R. 3353; S.1655);

Contra Costa Transportation Authority - Transportation Authority
Duration : 2.5 years (2016 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $110,000.00 (total)
- Transportation Appropriations and Budget issues related to autonomous vehicle research and deployment programs (H.R. 3353; S.1655).

Village of Plainfield, IL - City government
Duration : 1.2 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $100,000.00 (total)
- Request support from Members of Congress seeking USDOT discretionary grants for transportation improvement projects (no bill number).

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC on behalf of San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority - Law firm
Duration : 0.7 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Federal government relations service and strategy development relating to the Federal transportation initiatives, including implementation of positive train control (PTC).

Collins Engineers on Behalf of Cook County Dept. of Transportation and Highways - Transportation Engineering
Duration : 1.0 years (2013 - 2014) inactive
Revenue : $1,667.00 (monthly) - $95,000.00 (total)
- Post-enactment implementation of provisions impacting highways, freight rail, passenger rail, and rail transit contained in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L.112-55); H.R.933/P.L. 113-6 - Provisions impacting highways, freight rail, passenger rail, and commuter rail in FY2015 appropriations bills.

Knight EA on Behalf of Cook County Dept. of Transportation and Highways - Construction and Engineering Firm
Duration : 2.0 years (2014 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $90,000.00 (total)
- No Bill Number. Request support from Members seeking US DOT discretionary grants for transportation improvement projects.

Buchanan, Ingersoll, and Rooney PC on behalf of the Town of Chevy Chase - Municipality/ Government Entity
Duration : 1.5 years (2014 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $80,000.00 (total)
- Provisions impacting FTA New Starts funding in FY2015 appropriations bills (S.2438 and H.R.4745)

U.S. RAS Association-Midwest - Association for asphalt and pavement
Duration : 4.5 years (2014 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $440,000.00 (total)
- Provisions impacting green asphalt in FY2018 Transportation-HUD Appropriations bill (H.R. 3353; S.1655).

NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY CORPORATION
Duration : 7.3 years (2010 - 2017) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $310,000.00 (total)
- S.CON.RES.8/S. Prt. 113-12/H.CON.RES.25/House Report 113-17 - Provisions impacting transportation infrastructure investment contained in the House and Senate FY2014 Budget Resolutions

Filipinnin Law Firm LLP on bahalf of The City of Lake Forest IL - law firm
Duration : 2.0 years (2016 - 2017) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $250,000.00 (total)
- Post-enactment implementation of provisions impacting passenger rail contained in the FAST Act (P.L. 114-94).

Tesla Motors, Inc.
Duration : 2.3 years (2015 - 2017) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $210,000.00 (total)
- Generate support for technology-neutral truck weight increase (FY2018 Transportation-HUD Appropriations bills H.R. 3353; S.1655)

Village of Plainfield, Illinois - city government
Duration : 2.2 years (2016 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $180,000.00 (total)
- Request support from Members of Congress seeking USDOT discretionary grants for transportation improvement projects (no bill number).

Milhouse Engineering And Construction , Inc on behalf of Cook County - Engineering and management
Duration : 2.0 years (2016 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $160,000.00 (total)
- Request support from Members seeking USDOT discretionary grants for transportation improvement projects and entry into USDOT programs (no bill number).
Rajant Corporation - Wireless Communication Company
Duration : 6.0 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $760,000.00 (total)
- Outreach concerning potential R&D funding for increased cybersecurity for railroad PTC.

Village of Bedford Park - Municipal government
Duration : 1.0 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,000.00 (monthly) - $72,000.00 (total)
- Outreach to federal agencies relating to discretionary grants including Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grants and the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant program.

Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation - Commuter rail agency serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane and McHenry Co., Illinois
Duration : 8.2 years (2011 - 2019) active
Revenue : $23,333.00 (monthly) - $2,370,000.00 (total)
- Infrastructure investment in passenger rail including economic recovery appropriations, surface transportation authorization;FY2011 transportation appropriations; FY2012 transportation appropriations, energy and environmental issues, implementation of P.L. 110-432 (Rail Safety Act) communicate progress to and seek advice from DOT in implementing new federal Positive Train Control regulations; No bill number: Support appropriations for Positive Train Control grants to state passenger railroad...

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC on behalf of San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission - Law firm
Duration : 0.7 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- Federal government relations service and strategy development relating to the Federal transportation initiatives, including implementation of positive train control (PTC), before Congress and the Department of Transportation.

Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC, on behalf of Canadian National Railway Company - Government affairs firm
Duration : 0.5 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Fixing Americas Surface Transportation Act (P.L. 114-94) post-enactment issues, including Positive Train Control deadline, requirements and implementation issues, railroad regulation, and safety provisions.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC on behalf of San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority - Law firm
Duration : 0.7 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Introductions to Members of Congress; issues related to implementation of positive train control (PTC).

Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. - Holding Company for Short Line Railroads
Duration : 0.5 years (2012 - 2012) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $50,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to railroad company acquisitions under 49 USC 721 and 11323-11325, 49 CFR Part 1180, etc.

NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY CORPORATION
Duration : 7.3 years (2010 - 2017) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $310,000.00 (total)
- Briefed Members, congressional staff and committee/professional staff on railroad mergers, and the role of the United States Congress and the Surface Transportation Board in such proceedings. Fixing Americas Surface Transportation Act (PL 114-94): Post-enactment issues related to railroad funding, regulation, and safety provisions, authorizations for national transportation grants, freight rail grants, Positive Train Control implementation deadlines and requirements.

Filipinnin Law Firm LLP on bahalf of The City of Lake Forest IL - law firm
Duration : 2.0 years (2016 - 2017) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $250,000.00 (total)
- Requested support from Members of Congress for stop in Lake Forest on Amtrak Hiawatha Line (no bill number).

CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY
Duration : 7.3 years (2011 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $26,667.00 (monthly) - $2,400,000.00 (total)
- Fixing Americas Surface Transportation Act (P.L. 114-94). Post enactment issues, including Positive Train Control deadline, requirements and implementation issues, truck size and weight, railroad regulation and safety provisions. Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 (P.L. 114-110).

IOWA PACIFIC HOLDING
Duration : 0.8 years (2012 - 2012) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $100,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF; 45 USC 822, etc) applications, and outstanding RRIF loans under the jurisdiction of the Federal Railroad Administration

XPRESSWEST LLC (FORMERLY DESERTXPRESS ENTERPRISES LLC) - Construction and operation of high-speed passenger rail operations in Calif. and Nevada
Duration : (Registration) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Monitoring of federal programs related to high-speed rail operations and surface transportation funding related to grade-crossing, bridges, signaling; federal funding related to the development of interstate high-speed passenger rail
City of Philadelphia, Division of Aviation - Airport
Duration : 0.7 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $80,000.00 (total)
- Educate Members and request support for airport funding in FAA reauthorization (H.R. 2997/S. S.1405/H.R. 302); request support for expansion of air carrier service to Asia; request support for TIFIA expansion for airports (no bill number).

Rajant Corporation - Wireless Communication Company
Duration : 6.0 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $760,000.00 (total)
- AVI: Introduction to key officials to discuss UAS issues and UAS integration (no bill number)

Joliet Regional Port District/Lewis University Airport (KLOT) - Airport
Duration : 4.8 years (2014 - 2019) active
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $320,000.00 (total)
- Support for funding for airport land acquisition and capital projects. Advocate for funding measures for capital needs in FAA reauthorization bill (no bill number).

Complete Coach Works - transportation
Duration : 0.5 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $90,000.00 (total)
- Brief stakeholders on remanufactured buses and Airport Improvement Program grant eligibilities

Joint Venture Solutions - Aviation consulting
Duration : 0.8 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Educated and requested support from Members of Congress on Airports Geographic Information System data verification.

Philadelphia International Airport - Airport
Duration : 1.7 years (2017 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $120,000.00 (total)
- Educate members and request support for airport funding in FAA reauthorization (H.R. 2997/S. S.1405); Provisions concerning air traffic control reform (H.R. 2997/S.1405).

PGA Associates on behalf of Textron Systems - Business consultant firm providing government business strategies to private sector client
Duration : 0.5 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $10,000.00 (total)
- Unmanned aerial systems in National Airspace System support (no bill number)
Rajant Corporation - Wireless Communication Company
Duration : 6.0 years (2013 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $760,000.00 (total)
- Provisions impacting National Guard Reserve Equipment account, Counter-Rocket Artillery Mortar (C-RAM) System in Missile and Rocket Advanced Technology account and Research Development Test & Evaluation account in FY2016 appropriations bill (P.L. 114-113) and FY2017 appropriations bills (H.R.5393; S.2837).
Tesla, Inc. - Sustainable energy company, specifically Solar.
Duration : 1.5 years (2017 - 2019) active
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $140,000.00 (total)
- Introductions to Members of Congress; Issues impacting EV and autonomous vehicle manufacturers in autonomous vehicles legislation (no bill number).

Tesla Motors, Inc.
Duration : 2.3 years (2015 - 2017) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $210,000.00 (total)
- AUT - Automotive Industry Introductions to members of congress; Issues impacting EV manufacturers potentially contained in surface transportation reauthorization bill including EV registration fee issues, rules that would tie GHG and fuel economy credits to safety features proposed in NHTSA discussion draft auto safety bill. TRA - Transportation Introductions to members of congress; Issues impacting EV manufacturers potentially contained in surface transportation reauthorization bill includin...

Uber Technologies, Inc.
Duration : 1.5 years (2017 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $120,000.00 (total)
- Discussions with Members of Congress concerning legislation regarding autonomous vehicles (S. 1855; H.R. 3388).
U.S. RAS Association-Midwest - Association for asphalt and pavement
Duration : 4.5 years (2014 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $440,000.00 (total)
- FY 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations bill (H.R. 5394; S. 2844); educate Members and staff to promote green asphalt applications in Illinois and nation; Post-enactment issues impacting the implementation of the Fixing Americas Surface Transportation Act (PL 114-94)
City of Philadelphia, Division of Aviation - Airport
Duration : 0.7 years (2018 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $80,000.00 (total)
- Educate members and request support for airport funding in FAA reauthorization; (H.R. 2997/S. S.1405/H.R. 302); seeking support for expansion of air carrier service to Asia; seeking support on TSA staffing levels (no bill number); Educate members on matters concerning airport access security (no bill number).

Village of Crestwood - Maintaining the well-being & interests of the residents of the Village of Crestwood.
Duration : 1.7 years (2017 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $140,000.00 (total)
- TRA - Support Crestwood water distribution projects inclusion in Army Corps of Engineers FY18 Work Plan POS - Support Crestwoods bid for a new Post Office HOM - Support Crestwood applications for AFG, HMA, and FMA grants.

Philadelphia International Airport - Airport
Duration : 1.7 years (2017 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $120,000.00 (total)
- Seeking support on TSA staffing levels (no bill number); Educate members on matters concerning airport access security (no bill number); REAL ID implementation issues (no bill number)

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Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation - Commuter rail agency serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane and McHenry Co., Illinois
Duration : 8.2 years (2011 - 2019) active
Revenue : $23,333.00 (monthly) - $2,370,000.00 (total)
- Seeking support for preserving employer deductibility of the commuter tax benefit (H.R.1)

Tesla, Inc. - Sustainable energy company, specifically Solar.
Duration : 1.5 years (2017 - 2019) active
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $140,000.00 (total)
- Seeking support for EV tax credit (no bill number).

Contra Costa Transportation Authority - Transportation Authority
Duration : 2.5 years (2016 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $110,000.00 (total)
- BUD Transportation Appropriations and Budget issues related to autonomous vehicle research and deployment programs. Request Congressional support for grant applications for US DOT grant programs; TRA Issues related to autonomous vehicle deployment and regulatory compliance; Issues impacting autonomous vehicles in autonomous vehicles legislation (S. 1855; H.R. 3388; Support efforts related to improving mobility (no bill number); Issues related to project delivery (no bill number); Encourage r...

Tesla Motors, Inc.
Duration : 2.3 years (2015 - 2017) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $210,000.00 (total)
- Discussions with Members of Congress concerning 30D EV tax credit (no bill number).

Village of Plainfield, Illinois - city government
Duration : 2.2 years (2016 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $180,000.00 (total)
- Supporting preservation of the State and Local tax deduction and treatment of municipal bonds (H.R.1)
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Duration : 1.5 years (2017 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $120,000.00 (total)
- Discussions with Members of Congress concerning legislation regarding autonomous vehicles (S. 1855; H.R. 3388).
City of Joliet, IL - Municipal government
Duration : 0.2 years (2019 - 2019) active
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $30,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to FEMAs flood mapping and potential flooding; Seeking support for Army Corps flood mitigation funding.

Village of Crestwood - Maintaining the well-being & interests of the residents of the Village of Crestwood.
Duration : 1.7 years (2017 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $140,000.00 (total)
- Outreach to FEMA regarding Crestwood FY17 Pre-disaster Mitigation grant application
Village of Crestwood - Maintaining the well-being & interests of the residents of the Village of Crestwood.
Duration : 1.7 years (2017 - 2019) active
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $140,000.00 (total)
- TRA - Support Crestwood water distribution projects inclusion in Army Corps of Engineers FY18 Work Plan; POS - Support Crestwood's bid for a new Post Office; HOM - Support Crestwood applications for AFG, HMA, and FMA grants.
Buchanan, Ingersoll, and Rooney PC on behalf of the Town of Chevy Chase - Municipality/ Government Entity
Duration : 1.5 years (2014 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $80,000.00 (total)
- General government relations counseling regarding transportation and infrastructure issues
Buchanan, Ingersoll, and Rooney PC on behalf of the Town of Chevy Chase - Municipality/ Government Entity
Duration : 1.5 years (2014 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $80,000.00 (total)
- General government relations counseling regarding transportation and infrastructure issues
United Neighborhood Organization - Charter School
Duration : 1.0 years (2013 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- No specific bills number(s); immigration reform issues; No Child Left Behind reauthorization; civics education
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Duration : 1.5 years (2017 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $120,000.00 (total)
- SCI (Science/Technology): Discussion of app-based technological advancements specific to economic and entrepreneurial opportunities, including the deployment of self-driving vehicles for commercial purposes; TRA (Transportation): Issues relating to FAA reauthorization and DoD guidance on TNC access to military installations; TRU: Discussions with Members of Congress concerning legislation regarding autonomous vehicles (S. 1855; H.R. 3388).
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Duration : 1.5 years (2017 - 2018) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $120,000.00 (total)
- Discussions with Members of Congress relating to tariffs imposed on bicycles and scooters.
United Neighborhood Organization - Charter School
Duration : 1.0 years (2013 - 2013) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Introductions made to members of Congress. S.744/No House Bill #: Support for pathway to citizenship and civics education in immigration reform bills.
Contra Costa Transportation Authority - Transportation Authority
Duration : 2.5 years (2016 - 2019) active
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $110,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to clean cities, electric vehicle technology, and electric vehicle charging stations.

Top Expertise

  • BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • RAILROADS
  • DEFENSE
  • AVIATION

Clients

Current

  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC on behalf of San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC on behalf of San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
  • Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC, on behalf of Canadian National Railway Company
  • City of Joliet, IL
  • City of Philadelphia, Division of Aviation
  • Contra Costa Transportation Authority
  • Joliet Regional Port District/Lewis University Airport (KLOT)
  • Los Angeles Streetcar, Inc.
  • Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation
  • Rajant Corporation
  • Tesla, Inc.
  • Village of Bedford Park
  • Village of Crestwood
  • Village of Plainfield, IL

Past

  • ACCENTURE LLP
  • Accenture LLP
  • America's Central Port
  • Buchanan, Ingersoll, and Rooney PC on behalf of the Town of Chevy Chase
  • CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY
  • Collins Engineers on Behalf of Cook County Dept. of Transportation and Highways
  • Complete Coach Works
  • Filipinnin Law Firm LLP on bahalf of The City of Lake Forest IL
  • GRIDSMART Technologies
  • Genesee & Wyoming, Inc.
  • IOWA PACIFIC HOLDING
  • Joint Venture Solutions
  • Knight EA on Behalf of Cook County Dept. of Transportation and Highways
  • Milhouse Engineering And Construction , Inc on behalf of Cook County
  • NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY CORPORATION
  • PGA Associates on behalf of Textron Systems
  • Philadelphia International Airport
  • SENECA GROUP LLC ON BEHALF OF LOCKHEED MARTIN
  • SENECA GROUP, LLC on behalf of Northwestern University
  • Tesla Motors, Inc.
  • U.S. RAS Association-Midwest
  • Uber Technologies, Inc.
  • United Neighborhood Organization
  • Village of Plainfield, Illinois
  • XPRESSWEST LLC (FORMERLY DESERTXPRESS ENTERPRISES LLC)