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American Public Transportation Association

 Streetcar Subcommittee

Mission Statement

The Streetcar Subcommittee promotes services in the urban centers and serves as a forum for the exchange of information among individuals and organizations in promoting, planning, funding, designing, building, operating and maintenance of such services. It also plays a key role in the development of technical standards and by providing guidance to regulators in setting sensible and reasonable regulatory measures.


Member News

​Streetcar Subcommittee leadership has changed. Changes are shown below

Current Issues

  • A revision is in process to the APTA Standard on Vintage/Heritage Trolley Vehicle Equipment (Document # APTA RT-SC-S-001-05 Rev1)

Upcoming Meetings

  • The next meeting of the Streetcar Subcommittee will be at the APTA Annual Conference, Sunday September 23, 2018, Omni Hotel, Nashville, TN
  • APTA and TRB will be jointly sponsoring the 14th National LRT & Streetcar Conference on April 7-9 in Jersey City, MD


 Committee Contacts



Timothy Borchers
telephone (813) 438-6535

Vice Chair

Eric Sitiko
telelphone (520) 837-6767


James Schantz
telephone (207) 969-2712
cell (617) 238 9090 

Staff Advisor

Charles Joseph
telephone (202) 496-4805
cell (202) 379 8496

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