Robert A. Letteney
House of Representatives, U.S. Congress
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Central Japan Railway Company
Gain an understanding of the public/private structure and financing of Japan’s intercity and rural railways. Explore the interplay between the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the Diet in financing, developing and overseeing rail and transit policies. Learn how the Japanese government promotes and finances alternatives to automobile travel in rural and urban areas.