APTA's 2009 Conferences, Bus Roadeo, and Workshop

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The American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) 2009 Bus and Paratransit Conference, on May 3-6, 2009, and the International Bus Roadeo, on May 1-6, 2009, is North America’s largest and most comprehensive learning experience for the bus and paratransit industry. It is designed to enhance the technical skills and increase the effectiveness of today’s bus and paratransit workforce. Gain valuable, usable, timely information on critical topics and innovative ideas facing the industry.

The conference includes a series of interactive sessions, bus displays and a products and services showcase featuring the latest bus and paratransit vehicles, products and services. There will also be numerous opportunities to meet and network with industry leaders and colleagues from throughout North America.

The conference and roadeo are targeted towards all bus and paratransit system personnel, board members, policy makers, suppliers, consultants and any other personnel involved with bus and paratransit design, construction, operations and maintenance. Program, registration, and general information will be posted soon on APTA’s web site http://www.apta.com/conferences_calendar/seattle_shared/index.cfm.

An APTA/Transportation Research Board (TRB) Bus Rapid Transit Conference and Intermodal Operations Planning Workshop are scheduled on May 3-6, 2009.

The course is targeted towards schedulers, planners, personnel involved in the operation of bus rapid transit systems. Program, registration, and general information will be posted soon on APTA’s web site http://www.apta.com/conferences_calendar/bus_rapid/index.cfm.

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



R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator