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Please note that this schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Last updated: December 15, 2014

Saturday, March 7

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Registration

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

APTA Board of Directors

  • Chair, Phillip A. Washington
Sunday, March 8

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Registration

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Legislative Committee 

  • Chair, J. Barry Barker
12 - 5 p.m. Advocacy Resource Center
5 - 6:30 p.m.

Welcome to Washington, General Session        

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Over cocktails and light fare, join your colleagues for a reception and networking opportunity to kick off the conference.

Monday, March 9
7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.

The “Insider” Perspective for the Transit Industry

Start your day off with a taste of politics at this sit-down breakfast briefing.

Session sponsored by APTA Business Members.

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Advocacy Resource Center
9 - 10:15 a.m.

OPENING GENERAL SESSION 
What’s Ahead for Transit – Update from USDOT

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions    

Issue-oriented sessions on the hot topics of the day.

12 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Entertainment

1:45 - 3:15 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION: Update from USDOT

A discussion with key modal administrators from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Important program updates and initiatives will be discussed, along with discussion of the Administration’s views on rail and transit legislation pending before Congress.                                                            

3:30 - 4:45 p.m.  

GENERAL SESSION: View from the Hill

Hear directly from key congressional staff from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Tuesday, March 10
7:30 - 11 a.m.

Registration

8 - 10:30 a.m. Breakfast
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Advocacy Resource Center
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION: Get Started With Members of Congress Breakfast

Start the most important day of the conference with a full breakfast and hear directly from Members of Congress on issues affecting public transportation and intercity passenger rail.                              

11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Capitol Hill Visits

Reserve this time and make appointments to visit your Senators and Representatives to brief them about your system or business and advocate for continued growth in the federal investment in public transportation and high speed rail.

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Closing Reception

Meet and greet lawmakers and their staffs as we close the conference with a Capitol Hill reception that provides one more chance to talk transit in a relaxed setting. 

Wednesday, March 11
8 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Capitol Hill Visits (continued)

Reserve this time and make appointments to visit your Senators and Representatives to brief them about your system or business and advocate for continued growth in the federal investment in public transportation.

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