MDOT's Newest PIO & a Deeper Look into Intermodal Planning

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By Paul Katool and Mississippi Department of Transportation. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The fourth episode of "The Extra Mile" Podcast introduces MDOT's new Northern District Public Information Officer, David Kenney. The show also features a conversation with MDOT Director of Intermodal Planning Charles Carr and the role his office plays in the state's transportation network.

The Extra Mile Episode 4: MDOT's Newest PIO & a Deeper Look into Intermodal Planning - Show Notes

Show intro with Paul and Waverly
Guest: David Kenney, MDOT Northern District Public Information Officer

  • Recap of time working in news including over 20 years at WLBT
  • Talks about making transition from working as a journalist to working in public relations
  • What have you learned about MDOT that you weren't expecting?
  • Why is transportation infrastructure so important for everyone?
  • Looking forward to covering MDOT's Norther District?

MDOT Road to Game Day Promo - voiced by Drew Hall, MDOT Media Producer

Guest: Charles Car, MDOT Director of Intermodal Planning

  • How did you get your start at MDOT?
  • What falls underneath the Intermodal umbrella?
  • Funding element
  • How do the modes contributes to a safe and efficient transportation network?
  • Economic impact of different modes
  • Why is it to have a strong public transit network in Mississippi?
  • MDOT's role in public transit
  • MDOT's role in coordinating COVID-19 vaccination transportation
  • Future plans in the Office of Intermodal Planning

Show Outro

7 episodes