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 Presentations

Below are the presentations from the APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference, held May 2-5, 2010, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Presenters
  
  
  
collapse Session : Achieving Safety Excellence for the Transit Industry ‎(1)
Dave Jacobson, C.O.O.
SouthWest Transit
Achieving Safety Excellence at SW TransitAchieving-Safety-Excellence-SouthWest-Transit.pdfAchieving-Safety-Excellence-SouthWest-Transit
collapse Session : Best Practices for Small Operators ‎(3)
Kevin L Price
Safety/Training Coordinator
Blacksburg Transit
Safety and Security: One “small” transit with “big” transit issuesBlacksburg-Transit-at-a-glance.pdfBlacksburg-Transit-at-a-glance
Ron Kilcoyne, CEO/GM
Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority
Greater Bridgeport Transit – Bus Stop Sign Replacement ProgramBest-Practices-for-Small-Operators.pdfBest-Practices-for-Small-Operators
Mark Kutzer
Maintenance Director
Centre Area Transportation Authority
CATA Bus Rebuild Projects: Why and How?CATA-Bus-Rebuild-Projects-Why-and-How.pdfCATA-Bus-Rebuild-Projects-Why-and-How
collapse Session : Bridges to Accessibility ‎(4)
Mary Ann Dendor
ADA Administrator
Houston Metro
Taxicabs in ADA ParatransitTaxicabs-in-ADA-Paratransit.pdfTaxicabs-in-ADA-Paratransit
Barbara Monty
Director, Office on Aging, Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee
Senior Friendly Taxicab Certification ProjectKnoxville-Knox-County-CAC-Office-On-Aging.pdfKnoxville-Knox-County-CAC-Office-On-Aging
Lauren Skiver, Assistant Deputy Administrator of Transit Operations Maryland Transit Administration
Maryland Transit Administration Public/Private PartnershipsMaryland-Transit-Administration.pdfMaryland-Transit-Administration
J. Barry Barker
Executive Director
Transit Authority of River City
Bridges to Accessibility: Public/Private/Non-Profit PartnershipsBridges-to-Accessibility.pdfBridges-to-Accessibility
collapse Session : Coordination and Partnerships for Quality Service ‎(3)
Doug Birnie
Team Leader, United We Ride
Federal Transit Administration
United We Ride: Where We Are The New Administration's PrioritiesUnited-We-Ride.pdfUnited-We-Ride
Rosemary Gerty
Senior Transportation Planner
TransSystems Corporation
To Commingle or Not to Commingle, That is the QuestionTo-Commingle-or-Not-That-is-the-Question.pdfTo-Commingle-or-Not-That-is-the-Question
Jerry Douglas
Trapeze Group
How Kansas Established a System of Coordinated Transit DistrictsCoordinated-Transportation.pdfCoordinated-Transportation
collapse Session : Four Generations at Work: Needs, Expectations, Outcomes ‎(4)
Ken Mall
Managing Director
Educational Data Systems
Workforce ReplenishmentWorkforce-Replenishment.pdfWorkforce-Replenishment
Bud Jordan
Vice President, Customer Development
Tectrans, Inc.
The Mature OperatorThe-Mature-Operator.pdfThe-Mature-Operator
Janice Harper
Vice President Human Resources
New Flyer
New Flyer Institute: Framework for Workforce DevelopmentNew-Flyer-Institute-Framework-for-Workforce-Development.pdfNew-Flyer-Institute-Framework-for-Workforce-Development
Robert S. Reeves
Senior Manager
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dart's Pace Program: Supervisors and Operators Build Trust and CommunicationPACE-Program.pdfPACE-Program
collapse Session : How to Effectively Work with the Media ‎(1)
Jerome Masek
Media Relations Manager
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
How the Press Uses Social MediaHow-the-Press-Uses-Social-Media.pdfHow-the-Press-Uses-Social-Media
collapse Session : Labor Management Partnerships ‎(7)
Roger Toussaint
International Vice President and Director Strategic Planning
Transport Workers Union of America
TWU and NYCT Partnership: Redesign of RX Programs, With Multimillion Dollars in SavingsTWU-and-NYCT-Partnership.pdfTWU-and-NYCT-Partnership
Tawnya Moore-McGee
AGM of Human Resources
Port Authority of Allegheny County
Tackling The Serious Issue of Cell Phone UsageTackling-The-Serious-Issue-of-Cell-Usage.pdfTackling-The-Serious-Issue-of-Cell-Usage
J.W. Johnson
International Vice President
Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO
Securing Dedicated Source of Funding Partnerships and PerseveranceSecuring-Dedicated-Source-of-Funding.pdfSecuring-Dedicated-Source-of-Funding
Gary Johnson
International Vice President
Amalgamated Transit Union
Labor Management Partnerships & ATULabor-Management-Partnerships-ATU.pdfLabor-Management-Partnerships-ATU
Marchelle  E. Moore, Esq
Interim Vice President of Human Resource and Labor Relations
Central Ohio Transit Authority
Job Manual CollaborationJob-Manual-Collaboration.pdfJob-Manual-Collaboration
Sharon Gitman
Director, Human Resources
Greater Dayton RTA

Dan Guttman, Esq.
Partner
Baker & Hostetler
Collaborating to Improve Attendance and AccountabilityCollaborating-to-Improve-Attendance-and-Accountability.pdfCollaborating-to-Improve-Attendance-and-Accountability
John Bartosiewicz, COO
McDonald Transit Associates
Budget Solutions Through Labor Management PartnershipsBudget-Solutions-Through-Labor-Management-Partnerships.pdfBudget-Solutions-Through-Labor-Management-Partnerships
collapse Session : Pandemic Risk Management ‎(4)
Curtis White
CEO and Director of R&D
AEGIS Environments
The Littlest of Pests, The Biggest of Problems: Microorganisms in Transit Environments Control Strategies to Protect Your Investment & Reduce Risks of Liability - A Public Health ConcernThe-Littlest-of-Pests.pdfThe-Littlest-of-Pests
Steve Luther
Safety/Training Officer
Interurban Transit Partnership (The Rapid)
Practical Pandemic PreparednessPractical Pandemic Preparedness.pdfPractical Pandemic Preparedness
CAPT Lynn Slepski, PhD, RN, CNS
Senior Public Health Advisor
U.S. Department of Transportation Office of the Secretary
Pandemic Influenza: Where We’ve Been and Where We Are HeadingPandemic Influenza-Where-We’ve-Been-and-Where-We-Are-Heading.pdfPandemic Influenza-Where-We’ve-Been-and-Where-We-Are-Heading
Todd Coulter
Manager, Project Management & Engineering, Matrials Solutions
Bombardier Transportation
Bombardier AST™ Program Antimicrobial Surface TreatmentBombardier-AST-Program.pdfBombardier-AST-Program
collapse Session : Paratransit Policies and Practices ‎(3)
Russell Thatcher
Senior Transportation Planner
TranSystems Corp
Vehicle Operator Recruitment, Retention, and Performance in ADA Complementary Paratransit OperationsTCRP-Project-F-13-ADA-Paratransit-Vehicle-Operator-Recruitment-Retention-and-Performance .pdfTCRP-Project-F-13-ADA-Paratransit-Vehicle-Operator-Recruitment-Retention-and-Performance
Shelly Verrinder
Executive Director
Access Services
Insuring the Los Angeles County ADA Paratransit ProgramRisk-Management-Solutions.pdfRisk-Management-Solutions
Selene Faer Dalton-Kumin
Director, Office of MetroAccess Service
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Best Practices: Policy, Tech, and Operational Consideration of a Paratransit No-Show PolicyWMATA-No-Show- and-Late-Cancellation-Policy.pdfWMATA-No-Show- and-Late-Cancellation-Policy
collapse Session : Partners in Mobility Management ‎(1)
Timothy Papandreou
Deputy Director, Sustainable Streets-Transportation Planning
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
SFMTA Sustainable Mobility Strategies - Integrated Multi-MobilitySanFrancisco-Paratransit-Taxi-Debit-Card-System.pdfSanFrancisco-Paratransit-Taxi-Debit-Card-System
collapse Session : Social Media & Public Transit ‎(3)
Holly Hacker
Digital Strategist
Brokaw Inc
Using Social MediaUsing-Social-Media.pdfUsing-Social-Media
Jessie M. Baginski
Director Communications
LAKETRAN
Social Media in Small Systems LaketranSocial-Media-in-Small-Systems.pdfSocial-Media-in-Small-Systems
Brian Fahey, Customer Service Manager
Triangle Regional Transit Information Center
Social Media at Triangle TransitSocial-Media-at-Triangle-Transit.pdfSocial-Media-at-Triangle-Transit
collapse Session : Transitions: Integrating Paratransit Riders with Fixed-Route Services ‎(3)
Julia Schick
Outreach Specialist
Laketran
Travel Training for Students with Disabilities to Increase Accessibility and RidershipTravel-Training-for-Students-with-Disabilities-to-Increase-Accessibility-and-Ridership.pdfTravel-Training-for-Students-with-Disabilities-to-Increase-Accessibility-and-Ridership
Shanices Chambers
Travel Trainer
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
One-on-One Training for Customers Transitioning to Fixed RouteOne-on-One-Training-for-Customers-Transitioning-to-Fixed-Route.pdfOne-on-One-Training-for-Customers-Transitioning-to-Fixed-Route
Keith Forstall, Senior Paratransit Consultant
Trapeze Group
A Holistic Approach To Integrating Fixed Route and Demand ResponseA-Holistic-Approach-To-Integrating-Fixed-Route-and-Demand-Response-Services.pdfA-Holistic-Approach-To-Integrating-Fixed-Route-and-Demand-Response-Services
collapse Session : WEBCAST SESSION: Emergency Preparedness & Management... An "All Hazards" Approach ‎(1)
Moderator:
Christy Bailly, Assistant Director, Field Director, Metro Transit
Emergency Preparedness & Management: An “All Hazards” ApproachDeployment-of-Emergency-Evacuation-Equipment-in-a-Transit-System.pdfDeployment-of-Emergency-Evacuation-Equipment-in-a-Transit-System
collapse Session : WEBCAST SESSION: ITS and Information Technology Merging ‎(1)
Moderator:
Ralph Menzano
Transportation Industry Director
Oracle USA
ITS and Information Technology MergingITS-and-Information-Technology-Merging.pdfITS-and-Information-Technology-Merging
collapse Session : What's So Distracting? ‎(1)
Craig Dies
President
Let’s Bus It Publications Inc
Distracted Driving –Cell PhonesDistracted-Driving-Cell-Phones.pdfDistracted-Driving-Cell-Phones
collapse Session : Workforce Development: Blue Ribbon Panel Plans, Studies & Industry Updates ‎(4)
Xinge Wang
Director of Research
Transportation Learning Center
TCRP Transit Training Scoping Study and SurveyTCRP-Transit-Training.pdfTCRP-Transit-Training
George F. Fields, SPHR
Manager, Employment & Compensation
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
Management Development Program & Future Leaders ClubManagement-Development-Program-Future-Leaders-Club.pdfManagement-Development-Program-Future-Leaders-Club
Patrick Gough, Executive Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development
Orange County Transportation Authority
Building the Workforce of the Future: Core Competencies as the Foundation for LeadershipBuilding-the-Workforce-of-the-Future.pdfBuilding-the-Workforce-of-the-Future
Mary Ann Collier
Director of Operations
Swayzer Engineering, Inc
Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations: Road Map, Key DeliverablesBlue-Ribbon-Panel-Recommendations-Road-Map-Key-Deliverables.pdfBlue-Ribbon-Panel-Recommendations-Road-Map-Key-Deliverables
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