Communication and Public Awareness

2020 COMPASS Education Series

COMPASS Education Series events are free and open to the public. Join us as we hear from national experts on transportation and related topics throughout the year. For more information, contact Amy Luft at

Upcoming Events

All 2020 Education Series events have been postponed for the time being.


Past Events

An Introduction to Innovative Transportation Finance

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • COMPASS, First Floor Board Room
  • 700 NE 2nd Street
  • Meridian, ID 83642

Is funding tight? Are you looking for new ways to finance your transportation projects?

Join COMPASS as we welcome Pete Mancauskas, Innovative Finance Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, Center for Innovative Finance Support, to explore creative ways to finance your transportation projects.

Mr. Mancauskas will discuss how to use a myriad of tools to help meet pressing transportation needs, including:

  • GARVEE bonding
  • State Infrastructure Banks
  • Private Activity Bonds
  • TIFIA (Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act) financing
  • Tolling
  • Public/private partnerships
  • Leveraging the intrinsic value of the project itself
  • More!