Interview with Paul E. Toussaint, April 30, 2010

Project: Kentucky Transportation Center Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Paul Toussaint spoke regarding his background in transportation, specifically work as Connecticut and later Kentucky Division Administrator for the Federal Highway Administration, and his twelve years of service as Director of the Kentucky Transportation Center. His interview included his recollections of a wide variety of coordinated federal and state highway projects and programs, most notably the formation of the Advantage I-75 Program and Intelligent Transportation System initiatives in Kentucky. Toussaint focused on the expansion and evolution of transportation research in the Kentucky Transportation Center and notable projects the Center has conducted. He discussed how Kentucky Transportation Center projects and close working relationship with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet have impacted the state and served as a model for other state research efforts. Other topics included the Academy for Community Transportation Innovation Program, the impact of motor carrier volumes on highways, as well as the Perm, Russia, Exchange Program.

Interview Accession

2010oh025_ktc005

Interviewee Name

Paul E. Toussaint

Interviewer Name

Mardi Miller

Laura Lee Whayne

Interview Date

2010-04-30

Interview Keyword

Advantage I-75 Programs

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Toussaint, Paul E. Interview by Mardi Miller. 30 Apr. 2010. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Toussaint, P.E. (2010, April 30). Interview by M. Miller. Kentucky Transportation Center Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Toussaint, Paul E., interview by Mardi Miller. April 30, 2010, Kentucky Transportation Center Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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