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 Call for Presentations: Multimodal Operations Planning Workshop

Please note that the 2011 abstract submission deadline has passed.

APTA is pleased to invite its members to submit abstracts of proposed technical presentations for the 2011 Multimodal Operations Planning Workshop, which will be held August 15-17, 2011, at the Red Lion Hotel in Seattle, Washington.

Topic Areas

The topic areas we plan to focus on at this year's workshop include: Scheduling for Efficiency and Effectiveness; Redesigning Routes; Facilities; Bus Rapid Transit – A Variety of Flavors and Operating Experiences; Technological Advances in Vehicles and Service Levels; Mobility Management; and Expedited Service Strategies.

If you have topic ideas outside these areas that you would like to have considered, please do not hesitate to submit them. We are looking for the latest information on best practices, successful projects, and knowledge transfer relating to all areas of transit planning and scheduling.

How to Submit an Abstract

Your submittal must include:

  1. A completed Proposed Technical Presentation Submittal Form
  2. An abstract describing the subject to be presented

Please email your form and abstract to APTA's Kevin Dow at All abstract submittals will be acknowledged upon receipt.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday, April 29, 2011.

Please note that this opportunity is only open to APTA members. If your organization is not a member, you can request membership information by contacting Helene Brett at or (202) 496-4837.


If you have questions about the conference or about abstract submittal, please contact APTA's Kevin Dow at (202) 496-4831 or  

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