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American Public Transportation Association

 Light Rail Transit Technical Forum

To provide a forum for the study and discussion of technical and operational issues inherent in light rail transit systems and to advance the growth and public acceptance of light rail transit.

Member News

Advance Information: APTA and TRB will be jointly sponsoring the 14th National LRT & Streetcar Conference. Meeting dates have not yet been set - but tentative planning looks like it will be at the end of October 2018 in Jersey City. More information will be provided...

Industry Updates

None at this time.

Upcoming Meetings

The next meeting of the Light Rail Technical Forum is scheduled to be part of the APTA Rail Conference on Sunday   June, 2017 in Baltimore, MD. Agenda and minutes will be forwarded later.​



 Committee Contacts



Tom Furmaniak
tel. (215) 641 8826

Vice Chair

Mike Eidlin
tel. (206) 679 7320


Jim Price
tel. (757) 222 6000 Ext. 6688


 Staff Advisor


Charles Joseph
tel. (202) 496 4805



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