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American Public Transportation Association

 Streetcar Subcommittee

Mission Statement

The Streetcar Sub Committee promotes services in the urban centers and serves as a forum for the exchange of information among individuals and organizations in promoting, planning, funding, designing, building, operating and maintenance of such services. It also plays a key role in the development of technical standards and by providing guidance to regulators in setting sensible and reasonable regulatory measures.

Current Issues

  • A revision is in process to the APTA Standard on Vintage/Heritage Trolley Vehicle Equipment (Document # APTA RT-SC-S-001-05 Rev1)

Future Meetings

  •  Wednesday March 29, 2017 in Cincinnati, OH.
  • Advance Information: APTA and TRB will be jointly sponsoring the 14th National LRT & Streetcar Conference. Meeting dates have not yet been set - but tentative planning looks like it will be at the end of October 2018 in Jersey City. More information will be provided.

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 Committee Contacts

 

Chair

Paul Grether
tel. (513) 632 7561
cell (202) 379 8496
e-mail pgrether@go-metro.com

Vice Chair

Timothy Borchers
tel. (813) 523 2743
cell (813) 422 2683 
e-mail borchers.t@interfleetinc.com

Secretary

James Schantz
tel. (207) 969 2712
cell (617) 238 9090 
e-mail jschantz@verizon.net

Staff Advisor

Charles Joseph
tel. (202) 496 4805
cell (202) 379 8496
e-mail cjoseph@apta.com​

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