The 2013 APTA Sustainability and Public Transportation Workshop, hosted by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and San Francisco Bay Area Transportation District (BART) will be held on July 28-30, 2013, at the historic Westin St. Francis Hotel in Union Square, San Francisco, CA.
About This Workshop
This workshop features cutting-edge speakers and break-out groups presenting environmentally/energy efficient, economically sound and socially responsible developments and practices to advance public transportation’s role in sustainability.
This year’s workshop will feature a special focus on performance measurement and tools for sustainability. Presentations will include a focus on climate change adaptation and resiliency, international perspectives, sustainable communities, and solving the “last mile” issue. Tours are planned of BART transit-oriented development sites, SFMTA’s Greasecycle and biodiesel program, cable car barn, as well as several self-guided options.
Speakers to include:
- Edward Reiskin, director of transportation, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
- Grace Crunican, general manager, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District
- Therese McMillan, deputy administrator, Federal Transit Administration
- Kevin Desmond, general manager, King County Metro Transit, Seattle, WA
Who should attend: general managers and senior staff likely to implement sustainability in transit agencies, suppliers, consultants, and others supportive of public transportation's role in sustainability.