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American Public Transportation Association

 2013 Youth Summit - June 23-27, 2013

Public transportation plays a significant role in finding solutions to the numerous challenges facing America today.  Whether it's more jobs, a cleaner environment, energy independence or a better quality of life; Public Transportation Takes Us There!

We are seeking a diverse group of 50 students from across the county to participate in the 2013 APTA Youth Summit to Advance Public Transportation being held in Washington, DC, June 23 - 27. Students will explore the environmental benefits of public transportation; how communities as a whole can prosper with increased services; the role local and federal policies play in public transit usage; and career opportunities in the transit industry.

If you will be a rising high school junior or senior in the Fall of 2013, please submit an application today and join your peers from across America as they come together in Washington, D.C. Completed Applications Due (EXTENDED): April 26, 2013.

Click Here for the application. Completed applications should be emailed to: or faxed to 202-496-4323


With this all expenses paid opportunity, you will:

  • Experience five days in the Nation's Capital
  • Meet lawmakers and congressional leaders
  • Participate in hands-on local transit tours
  • Discover the wide range of exciting career paths within the transit industry
  • Learn how public transportation is helping shape a brighter future
  • All expenses paid for the students by APTA
  • Students will reside in Trinity Washington University campus housing
  • Notifications have been sent to all SELECTED students 

For more information, please contact: Program Manager , Cheryl Pyatt at 202-496-4875 or


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