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American Public Transportation Association

 Program At-A-Glance

The program of educational sessions is currently being organized by these six routes of study. Stay tuned for session and speaker details.

Route 1: Mobility & Access
Route 2: Vehicle Technology
Route 3: Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)
Route 4: Planning, Operations & Maintenance
Route 5: Safety, Security, Risk Management & Emergency Preparedness
Route 6: Transit’s Future Workforce

This program overview is preliminary and subject to change.​
Last Updated: Feb. 13

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Saturday, May 18   Sunday, May 19   Monday, May 20   Tuesday, May 21   Wednesday, May 22   

Saturday, May 18

1 - 5 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

Sunday, May 19

7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Standards Program Information Desk

  • TCRP Information Desk

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL BUS ROADEO COMPETITION

1 - 3 p.m.

Mid-Level Manager Workshop: Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

6 - 7 p.m.

Welcome to Louisville Reception

(tickets required)

Reception sponsored by Genfare

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Monday, May 20

6:45 - 8 a.m.

Business Member Networking Breakfast

7 - 8:30 a.m.

Coffee Service

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • Standards Program Information Desk

  • TCRP Information Desk

8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

MAINTENANCE MANAGERS WORKSHOP

8:15 - 9:45 a.m.

OPENING GENERAL SESSION: The True Meaning of Mobility

Blending Core Goals with Mobility Tools to Innovate and Improve Transit

Keynote Speaker:
Jarrett Walker, Ph.D., Blog Author, Human Transit.org; President and Principal Consultant, Jarrett Walker + Associates, Portland, OR 
 
General Session sponsored by Proterra Inc.
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8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

ROADEO OPERATORS & TECHNICIANS WORKSHOPS (2)

10:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

BUS DISPLAY

(includes lunch from 12-2 p.m.; tickets required)
1 - 3:45 p.m.

Mid-Level Manager Workshop: Change Champion Training

2 - 3:30 p.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

2 - 4 p.m.

ROADEO OPERATORS & TECHNICIANS WORKSHOPS (2)

4 - 5:30 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION: FTA Update with Regional Breakouts

Tuesday, May 21

7:30 - 9 a.m.

Coffee Service

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • Standards Program Information Desk

  • TCRP Information Desk

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION: Managing the Curb - How Public Transit Agencies and Other Providers Are Managing the Crowded Corridor

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

ROADEO OPERATORS & TECHNICIANS WORKSHOPS (2)

9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

BRT TUESDAY

10 - 11 a.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

MOBILITY PRODUCTS & SERVICES SHOWCASE

(includes lunch from 12-2 p.m.; tickets required)
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

3 - 4 p.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL BUS ROADEO AWARDS CEREMONY ~ NEW!

(doors open at 6 p.m.; no tickets required)
7:30 - 9 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL BUS ROADEO AWARDS RECEPTION ~ NEW!

(tickets required)

Wednesday, May 22

8 - 9 a.m.

Coffee Service

8 - 11:30 a.m.

APTA/NTI WORKSHOP: Innovations in Integrating Mobility into Your Community

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • Standards Program Information Desk

  • TCRP Information Desk

10 - 11 a.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

11:15 - 12:30 a.m.

CLOSING GENERAL SESSION: Developing Champions

~ APTA 2019 Bus Safety & Security Excellence Awards Ceremony
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