Name of Organization:

Legislative Commission’s Interim Study Concerning the Feasibility of Long-Range Mass Transit Within State and to Urban Areas of Neighboring States (Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 31 [File No. 90, Statutes of Nevada 2003])


Date and Time of Meeting:

Tuesday, June 15, 2004

9:30 a.m.


Place of Meeting:

Grant Sawyer State Office Building

Room 4401

555 East Washington Avenue

Las Vegas, Nevada



Some members of the committee may be attending the meeting and other persons may observe the meeting and provide testimony through a simultaneous videoconference conducted at the following locations:



Legislative Building

Room 2135

401 South Carson Street

Carson City, Nevada


Old Dominion University

Hampton Boulevard

Norfolk, Virginia


If you cannot attend the meeting, you can listen or view it live over the Internet.  The address for the Nevada Legislature Web site is  Click on the link “Live Meetings – Listen or View.”


Note:  Minutes of this meeting will be produced in summary format.  Please provide the secretary with electronic or written copies of testimony and visual presentations if you wish to have complete versions included as exhibits with the minutes.






Opening Remarks

Senator Joseph M. Neal Jr., Chairman



Approval of Minutes of the March 2, 2004, and April 13, 2004, Meetings



Presentation on Old Dominion University’s (ODU) Maglev Demonstration Project

Dr. Robert L. Fenning, Vice President for Administration and Finance, ODU

Dr. Robert L. Ash, Interim Vice President for Research, ODU

Tony Morris, President, American Maglev Technology, Inc.



Presentation on The Hydrogen Superhighway

William M. McCulloch Jr., Regional Director, Interstate Traveler Company



Follow-up Presentation on Rural Transit in Nevada

Keyth Durham, Chairman, State Advisory Committee on Transit, Nevada’s      Department of Transportation

Carol E. Dotson, Director, and Director of Planning, Lumos and Associates



Public Testimony



Work Session—Discussion and Possible Action on Recommendations of the Committee to the 73rd Session of the Nevada Legislature


The Work Session Document will be available Thursday, June 10, 2004, on the Nevada Legislature Web site ( at the Committee home page, or a copy may be obtained by contacting Marjorie Paslov Thomas, Senior Research Analyst, Research Division, Legislative Counsel Bureau, at (775) 684-6825.





*Denotes items on which the committee may take action.





We are pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who are disabled and wish to attend the meeting.  If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Research Division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, in writing, at the Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701-4747, or call Bonnie Borda Hoffecker at (775) 684-6825 as soon as possible.



Notice of this meeting was posted in the following Carson City, Nevada, locationsBlasdel Building, 209 East Musser Street; Capitol Press Corps, Basement, Capitol Building; City Hall, 201 North Carson Street; Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street; and Nevada State Library, 100 Stewart StreetNotice of this meeting was faxed for posting to the following Las Vegas, Nevada, locations:  Clark County Office, 500 South Grand Central Parkway; and Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 East Washington AvenueOld Dominion University, Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk, VirginiaNotice of this meeting was posted on the Internet through the Nevada Legislature’s Web site at