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American Public Transportation Association

 BRT Tuesday

Tuesday May 17, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Grand Ballroom C, 2nd Floor, Westin Charlotte 

Route 6: Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

Join us for the third annual BRT Tuesday - a half-day dedicated to BRT professionals engaged in planning and project development. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn and interact with your BRT peers and other associated transit professionals on a variety of topics related to BRT.
 
FEE: The BRT Tuesday events are open to all Bus & Paratransit Conference registrants at no additional charge.
 
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is not required. Please check on space and materials availability on site at the APTA registration desk. Space is limited so participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
QUESTIONS? Contact APTA's Jeff Hiott at 202.496.4881 or jhiott@apta.com.
 

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AGENDA                      

8 a.m.

 

 

8 - 8:30 a.m.

 

 

 

Welcome  
Cliff Henke, Assistant Vice President, Senior Analyst, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Los Angeles, CA

Hot Breakfast
Sponsored by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff                          

 

FTA Update

Introduction
Kimberly Slaughter, Vice Chair, APTA Policy & Planning Committee; Co-Chair, APTA Major Capital Investment Planning Subcommittee; and Vice President/Central Region Transit Market Director, HDR, Chicago, IL 

Fast Act
Gail McFadden-Roberts, AICP, Divsion Chief, Project Development, Office of Planning and Environment,
Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC 

 

8:30 - 10 a.m.

Featured Presentations

US 36 BRT: Collaborative Effort, Innovative Partnership
Svetlana Grechka, P.E., Senior Engineer, Regional Transportation District, Denver, CO
 
Planning the IndyGo Red Line BRT: First All-Electric BRT in the U.S.
Gregory John Saur, PE, PTP, PTOE, Transportation Planner/Engineer, CDM Smith, Columbia, SC
Justin Stuehrenberg, P.E., Director of Special Projects, Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo), Indianapolis, IN
 
2016 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide
Dr. Walter Hook,
Vice President and Principal, BRT Planning International, LLC, Brooklyn, NY 

 

 

10 - 10:15 a.m.

Break 

 

10:15 - 11:20 a.m.                

 

 

Round-Table Discussions 

1.  Transit Street Design Guide and Cooperation with City DOTs
      ~ NACTO Design Guide
 Facilitator:
Justin Stuehrenberg, P.E., Director of Special Projects, Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo), Indianapolis, IN

2.  TOD Pilot Projects
     ~ FTA's Pilot Programs
Facilitators: 
Benjamin Owen, Community Planner, Office of Planning and Environment, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC
David Leard, AICP, Senior Management Consultant / Albuquerque Rapid Transit Program Manager, HDR, Albuquerque, NM


3.  Integrating New Bus Technologies in BRT Service Planning
     ~ Electric-battery Buses
     ~ Alternative Fuels
Facilitator:
Jason Hanlin, Project Manager / Director of Technolgy Development, Center for Transportation and the Environment,
Atlanta, GA 

 

4.  Financing
     ~ Alternative Delivery Models
     ~ Funding Issues
Facilitators:
Cliff Henke, Assistant Vice President, Senior Analyst, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Los Angeles, CA
Sasha N. Page, Senior Vice President, IMG Rebel, Bethesda, MD

 

11:20 a.m - 12 p.m.

Rapid-Fire BRT Project Updates
Want a brief and snappy BRT project update from your peers? Participants have just five minutes to share slides with little to
no text. You get to see and hear key takeaways from BRT projects across the country, and maybe even around the world.

Seattle DOT's Madison BRT
Stephen Goodreau, Principal, Project Manager, CDM Smith, Chicago, IL

European BRT Update
Arno Kerkhof, Senior Manager Bus Division and Commission, UITP (International Association of Public Transport),
Brussels, Belgium

Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART)
David Leard, AICP, Senior Management Consultant / Albuquerque Rapid Transit Program Manager, HDR, Albuquerque, NM

4th Prater Way BRT
David Carr, Facilities and Fleet Manager, Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County, Reno, NV

The Rapid's Silver Line
Kevin M. Wisselink, Senior Planner, Interurban Transit Partnership (The Rapid), Grand Rapids, MI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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