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 Program At A Glance

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Sunday, August 6   Monday, August 7   Tuesday, August 8   Wednesday, August 9   

Sunday, August 6

10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A Multimodal Tour

Full – this tour is at capacity. The Sunday and Wednesday afternoon technical tours are still available.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Registration

    Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Tabletop Displays

    Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1 - 4 p.m.

Sustainability & Transit-Oriented Development Tours

Monday, August 7

7 - 8 a.m.

Networking Breakfast

Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Registration

    Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Tabletop Displays

    Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
8 - 8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Great Lakes C, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
8:30 - 10 a.m.

Metro Transit Host Forum

Great Lakes C, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Session sponsored by HNTB Corporation

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10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Health + Transit for Sustainability: Strengthening the Connections with Health

    Great Lakes C, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Interagency Service Coordination

    Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
12 - 1:30 p.m.

Speaker Luncheon

Northstar A, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Interactive Session on Scheduling

Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Battery-Electric Buses 101

    Lake Minnetonka, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Completing the Trip Sustainably

    Great Lakes C, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • External Sustainable Business Practices

    Lake Harriet, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
3:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Break

Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Sponsored by Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. 

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3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Asking the Right Questions When Planning a New Service for a Specific Market

    Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Internal Sustainable Business Practices

    Lake Calhoun, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Putting BEBs in Service from an Agency’s Perspective

    Lake Minnetonka, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Social and Economic Sustainability

    Lake Harriet, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Evening Reception

Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Sponsored by WSP USA

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Tuesday, August 8

7 - 8 a.m.

Networking Breakfast/Sustainability Transit Jeopardy!

Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Registration

    Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Tabletop Displays

    Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
8 - 9:30 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Battery Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure

    Lake Minnetonka, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Community Engagement and Public Outreach

    Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Sustainability Resource Roundtables

    Great Lakes C, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
9:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • How Does Data Inform Planners?

    Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Public Transportation Resiliency

    Lake Harriet, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Sustainable Communities and Universal Design

    Lake Calhoun, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Working with your Utility Company to Provide an Electric Solution for your Bus Fleet

    Lake Minnetonka, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
12 - 1:30 p.m.

Speaker Luncheon

Northstar A, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Lunch sponsored by HDR

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1:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Doing a Lot with Less - Most Bang for the Buck

Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Roundtable Discussions on Battery Electric Buses

Lake Minnetonka, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Sustainability Tools Training Workshop

Great Lakes C, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Making First and Last Mile Connections

Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Wednesday, August 9

7 - 8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
7 - 10 a.m.

Registration

Great Lakes Promenade, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
7:15 - 8:15 a.m.

Stepping Up to Ridership Challenges

Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
8:15 - 9:45 a.m.

How Can Sustainability Initiatives Be Effective?

Great Lakes C, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Current State of Public Transit Funding Options for Electric Vehicles and Charging Systems

    Lake Minnetonka, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • The Real Link Between Planning and Scheduling

    Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
10 - 11:40 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • A Multimodal Potpourri

    Great Lakes B, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Beyond the Vehicle...

    Lake Minnetonka, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Maximizing the Value of Sustainable Projects

    Great Lakes C, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
11:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Closing Session

Great Lakes C, 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1 - 4 p.m.

Multimodal Technical Tours

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