2010 Public Transportation Conferences in Region 10


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09-02-10

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Several of our agencies around the region are holding conferences in the next couple of weeks:

 Sept 13-15   ID  Community Transportation Association of Idaho (CTAI) Conference
 Sept 19-22  WA  2010 Public Transportation Conference
 Oct 5-7  AK  2010 Alaska Community Transportation Transit Conference
 Oct 24-27  OR  2010 Oregon Public Transportation Conference
 
ALASKA
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is sponsoring “2010 Alaska Community Transportation Transit Conference”, at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge in Fairbanks, AK on October 5-7, 2010. This year’s theme is “Envision the Future of Alaska’s Community Transit Systems!” The conference will feature speakers and topics dealing with the present and future of public transportation in Alaska. If you are interested in attending, please follow this link https://www.signup4.net/public/ap.aspx?EID=ACT115E&OID=130. If you have any questions or need additional information regarding the conference, please contact Lorell David at 907-334-4503 or email lorell.david@visionsus.com. Please reference the Alaska Community Transit Conference.

For further information about this conference, contact Region 10’s Amy Changchien at (206) 220-4464 or email amy.changchien@dot.gov.

IDAHO
CTAI is sponsoring “CTAI Conference and Expo 2010” downtown Boise, ID on September 13-15, 2010. Mobility takes center stage at the CTAI Conference and Expo 2010. This dynamic conference features innovative sessions to sharpen your skills, must-see exhibitors, and lively social functions to spark and renew relationships with colleagues near and far.  If you are interested in attending, please follow this link http://ctai.org/Events/fall. If you have any questions or need additional information regarding the conference, please contact Elsa MacDonald, (208) 344-2354 or emacdonald@ctai.org.

For further information about this conference, contact Region 10’s Beth Sier at (206) 220-7956 or email elizabeth.sier@dot.gov.

OREGON
Oregon Transit Association is sponsoring “2010 Oregon Public Transportation Conference” at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center in Seaside, OR on October 24-27, 2010. The annual Oregon Transit Conference provides great training and networking opportunities for individuals in the transportation industry. From Legislative Session reviews to reigniting grass-roots transportation efforts, this conference is a successful venue for discussing new ideas and progress in Oregon. If you are interested in attending, please follow this link http://www.oregontransit.com/index.cfm?cid=1481. If you have presentation suggestions or questions about the conference, contact Tomilynn Ross or email tomilynn@westernadvocates.com.

For further information about this conference, contact Region 10’s Annette Le at (206) 220-4461 or email annette.le@dot.gov.

WASHINGTON
The Washington State Department of Transportation is sponsoring the “2010 Public Transportation Conference” at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park in Spokane, WA on September 19-22, 2010. The conference, which includes workshops and a training and technical support focus, is geared toward public transportation providers, planning organizations, advocates and partnering agencies, as well as consulting firms, civic leaders and public transportation-related suppliers. A snapshot of the identified workshop tracks and topics include: federal funding; regional mobility grants; grant applications and management; sustainable transportation; capital procurement; transportation demand management; and special needs and rural transportation. If you are interested in attending, please follow this link http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/transit/conference. If you have any questions or need additional information regarding the conference, please contact Dacia Stricklett at 360-705-7845 or email StrickD@wsdot.wa.gov.

For further information about this conference, contact Region 10’s John Witmer at (206) 220-7964 or email john.witmer@dot.gov.

Sincerely,

/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator