Transit 511: International Best Practices Symposium; August 20-21, 2007; Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA


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08-01-07

August 1, 2007

 

Mass Mailout Number III-2007-61

 

Subject:  Transit 511: International Best Practices Symposium; August 20-21, 2007; Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

 

Dear Transit Colleague:

 

FTA and USDOT Joint Program Office are sponsoring the following American Public Transportation Association workshop:

 

Transit 511: International Best Practices Symposium

August 20-21, 2007 Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Sponsored by the USDOT Joint Programs Office and the Federal Transit Administration.

 

The American Public Transportation Association is hosting an international workshop on the integration of public transit information into 511 services.  Speakers will include representatives from U.S. states and transit agencies that have deployed or are in the process of deploying 511, and international speakers who will discuss similar traveler information deployments.  Topics will include communications and interoperability, system content and architecture, business models, marketing and parallels with the concurrent development of 211.  Officials from state DOTs, transit agencies, municipal agencies, emergency services, metropolitan planning organizations, and private vendors are encouraged to attend.

 

Registration for this day and a half workshop is $75.  For more information contact Tracy Andrle at 410-697-3071 or 511workshop@comcast.net.  Conference and hotel registration forms can be found http://www.apta.com/conferences_calendar/itsbest/ or contact Adam Martin at amartin@apta.com or phone 202-496-845.

 

Please feel free to distribute this throughout your organization as appropriate.

 

Sincerely,

 

 

Letitia A. Thompson

Regional Administrator