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American Public Transportation Association

 Program At A Glance

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Registration Desk
- Host Information Desk
- TRB Information Desk
- TCRP Information Desk
Great Lakes Promenade, Fourth Floor

- Moderators/Speakers Room
Cedar Lake, Fourth Floor

9:30 a.m.
APTA Streetcar Subcommittee Meeting

Lake Minnetonka, Fourth Floor

12 - 4 p.m.
Tour of Vintage Trolley Museum
(on your own)

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Opening Reception
Great Lakes Promenade, Fourth Floor

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Light Rail & Streetcar Products and Services  Showcase
Great Lakes Promenade, Fourth Floor
 

7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Registration Desk
- Host Information Desk
- TRB Information Desk
- TCRP Information Desk
Great Lakes Promenade, Fourth Floor

- Moderators/Speakers Room
Cedar Lake, Fourth Floor

7 – 7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Great Lakes Promenade, Fourth Floor

7:45 – 9 a.m.
OPENING GENERAL SESSION
Great Lakes C, Fourth Floor

9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Complete Streets
Great Lakes C, Fourth Floor

9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
State of the Art in Vehicles (LRT & Streetcar)
Lake Superior A&B, Fifth Floor

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ensuring LRT & Streetcar Safety

Lake Superior A&B, Fifth Floor

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lessons Learned – The Price of Compromise
Great Lakes C, Fourth Floor

12:45 – 2:15 p.m.
GENERAL LUNCHEON
Strategies & Tactics to Achieve Rapid 
Network Implementation

Great Lakes A&B, Fourth Floor

2:30 – 4 p.m.
Procurement Strategies for LRT
& Streetcar Systems

Great Lakes C, Fourth Floor

2:30 – 4 p.m.
Insertion of LRTs and Streetcars in
Urban Street Environments

Lake Superior A&B, Fifth Floor

4:15 – 5:45 p.m.
LRT & Streetcar Developments in Canada
Great Lakes C, Fourth Floor

4:15 – 5:45 p.m.
State of Good Repair
Lake Superior A & B, Fifth Floor

7:30 p.m.
Minneapolis Streetcar Alignment
A presentation of the proposed Minneapolis Street Car Alignment on Nicollet Avenue across the river to NE Minneapolis.
Great Lakes C, Fourth Floor

7 – 9 p.m.
“Open Forum”
Bring your 15 minute presentations regarding LRT and streetcars.
Great Lakes C, Fourth Floor
 

 7 – 11:15 a.m.
- Registration Desk
- Host Information Desk
- TRB Information Desk
- TCRP Information Desk

Great Lakes Promenade, Fourth Floor
 
- Moderators/Speakers Room
Cedar Lake, Fourth Floor

7 – 7:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Great Lakes Promenade, Fourth Floor

 

7:15  7:45 a.m.
Conference Planning Committee Meeting
Room TBA

8 – 9:30 a.m.
LRT in the Total Transit System
Great Lakes B, Fourth Floor

9:30 a.m.
Infrastructure Developments
Great Lakes A1-A3, Fourth Floor

9:45 – 11:15 a.m.
EUROPEAN PANEL DISCUSSION
Successful Streetcar Design in Motorized Cities: Best Practices from Western and Eastern Europe

Great Lakes C, Fourth Floor

12 – 4 p.m.
TECHNICAL TOURS
Metro Transit Operations & Urban Development

TOUR 1: BLUE LINE
- Metro Transit's Hiawatha O&M Facility
- Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
TOUR 2: GREEN LINE
- Union Depot and St. Paul's LRV   Maintenance Facility
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