The Tennessee Departments of Environment and Conservation and Transportation jointly hosted the first annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum and Expo (STF&E) on May 7, 2015, at the Memphis Central Station. The program celebrated Clean Air Month and highlighted projects to improve air quality through transportation innovation. The forum brought together a variety of speakers, including Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton, Shelby County Director of Legislative Affairs Paul Young, a representative from FedEx, and more.
Keynote Presentation: Sustainable Transportation in Memphis and Shelby County - John Zeanah, Administrator of the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainability
Panel - "One Big Idea"
Bob Harris - President & Co-founder, Black Bear Solar Institute
Phyllis Shelton - Vice President, Rhoades Car International
Pat Riley - General Manager, Gibson County Utility District
Nicholas Oyler - Transportation Planner, Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
Anna Terry - President, REDD Studio
2015 Sustainable Transportation Awards
Robert J. Martineau, Jr., Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Toks Omishakin, Assistant Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Transportation
Keynote Presentation - Karen Ellis, Managing Director of Global Environmental Management at FedEx