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 Call for Presentations: Multimodal Operations Planning Workshop

APTA cordially invites its members to submit an abstract(s) to be considered for presentation at the 2012 Multimodal Operations Planning Workshop, which will be held July 30-August 1, 2012, at the Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland, and hosted by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA).

Please note that the deadline for abstract submissions was on April 6, 2012.

Topic Areas

The topic areas we plan to focus on at this year's workshop include: More Expectations, Fewer Resources: Looking for Efficiencies, Ridership Changes Based on Transit Benefits Changes and Other Factors, Service Planning and Scheduling for Special Events and Natural Disasters, Developing Relationships with City Planners, Operations Scheduling, Facilities Planning, Innovations in Vehicles, and Service Planning and Scheduling.

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 6, 2012.

Please note that this opportunity is open to APTA members only. If your organization is not a member, you can request membership information by contacting Helene Brett of APTA's Member Services 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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