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American Public Transportation Association

 2017 Mid-Year Safety Seminar

The Seminar is scheduled for December 4-7, 2017, at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Houston Downtown/Convention Center 914 Dallas St Houston, TX 77002. Hosted by Houston METRO

The Mid-Year Safety Seminar provides an opportunity for Safety professionals in public transportation to discuss pertinent safety issues as well as learn from Federal and state partners, network, and gain important knowledge on safety issues. By participating in this event, it is a great opportunity to learn from Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) leaders on recently passed safety rules and regulations, Federal oversight, and technical assistance programs.

Further, at the seminar best practices will be shared by transit agencies and business members throughout the country in regards to Safety Management Systems (SMS), hazard and risk management, and safety training. The agenda includes speakers and presenters who are leaders in the fields of bus and rail operational safety, training, research, and safety management.

This year, the event will be conveniently located at Houston METRO’s headquarters in downtown Houston, TX and the host hotel is the Downtown Houston Springhill Suites. Please visit the Registration link on this website for additional hotel information and to register. Links for the at-a-glance and program will be available shortly.

Who should attend: transit agency chief safety officers and directors, bus and rail operational safety staff, APTA business members (including safety engineering, software, and technology firms), state safety oversight staff, and federal and state partners (including but not limited to FTA, FRA, NTSB, TSA and others).





Anitha Atkins
(202) 496-4839

Sherry Brown 
(202) 496-4879

Program Information

Brian Alberts
(202) 496-4885

Sponsorship Opportunities

Heather Rachels
(202) 496-4838 ​​​​

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