APTA Bus Maintenance Managers Workshop (Taft C-D)

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast

  • Jerry Guaracino, Chair, Bus Technical Maintenance Committee; Chief Engineer, WMATA
  • Introduction of Sponsor:  Gannett Fleming 
8:30 AM – 9:45 AM COTA Maintenance Facility Upgrades for CNG and Battery Electric Buses

  • Tracy Dorsey, Transit and Rail Maintenance Facilities Lead, Gannett Fleming, Inc.
  • Justin Brevick, RA, Senior Project Architect, Richard L. Bowen + Associates

Fuel Cell Bus Fleets and Hydrogen Fueling

  • Frank Rytych, Chief of Maintenance, Sunline Transit Agency
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Electric Bus Training, Safety Concerns and Workforce Challenges

  • Obed Mejia, Senior Bus Equipment Maintenance Instructor, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • John Hroncich, Director, North America Transit Sales, BAE Systems
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Update on APTA Maintenance Training Standards
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Wrap Up
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch & Bus Display (East Parking Lot, Convention Center)
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Concurrent Session: Battery Bus Energy Management: Charging Strategies to Optimize Your Energy Use
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