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American Public Transportation Association

 Call for Papers

Please note that the deadline for submitting abstracts has passed.

APTA is pleased to invite its members to submit abstracts for the 2011 Rail Conference, which will be held June 12-15 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts.

By submitting an abstract, authors are proposing to prepare a paper of about ten pages in length for the conference proceedings. Please note that this opportunity is open only to APTA members, and all authors of the paper must be members of APTA.

Planning Schedule

November 23, 2010 Abstracts due to APTA
January 21, 2011 Author Notification
March 25, 2011 Technical Papers due to APTA
May 2011 Conference proceedings available online

Guidelines for Abstracts

Abstracts should be a half-page in length and be based on one of our technical and educational tracks. Please read the complete abstract guidelines for more information.


If you have questions or want more information about the rail conference call for papers process, please contact Cheryl Pyatt of APTA’s Program Management and Educational Services Department at (202) 496-4875 or email

For questions or assistance with the online submission process, please contact David Bruening of APTA’s Finance and Administration Department at (202) 496-4825 or email

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