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American Public Transportation Association

 Webcast: Emerging Streetcar Technologies

Event Details

Tuesday, June 14, 2011
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. ET
Live from the Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts 

Session Overview

The latest projects, rolling stock, and applications

A subset of light rail with distinct characteristics, today’s streetcar is rolling through urban centers. With it has emerged (or reemerged) special technologies and applications. Come join this session to learn about new rolling stock and equipment ideas that are advancing the latest streetcar projects.


  • James H. Graebner
    chair, APTA Streetcar Subcommittee, and president, Lomarado Group, Denver, CO


Guidelines for Modern Streetcars

  • John Smatlak
    chair, APTA Modern Streetcar Procurement Guidelines Working Group, and president, RPR Consulting, Woodland Hills, CA

Update on Wireless Streetcar Technologies

  • Timothy R. Borchers 
    streetcar specialist, TranSystems Corporation, Warren, PA

Adapting European Low-Floor Streetcars to America

  • Jacques Drouin
    senior specialist, product management, Bombardier Transportation, Saint-Bruno, QC

The Return of the USA Streetcar Industry

  • Julie M. Skirvin
    business development, United Streetcar LLC, Clackamas, OR

Streetcars in Cincinnati! Taking the Design-Build Approach

  • Timothy J. Reynolds
    senior principal technical specialist, PB Transit & Rail Systems, Cincinnati, OH

Fees & Registration

  • $ 195.00 APTA member
  • $ 295.00 Non-Member

Registration fees for this event are per connection. Subscribers have access to the webcast 24/7 for up to six months for their staffs’ viewing.

Please Note: Each registration fee is for one computer log-on. You may have many individuals viewing the webcast from just one computer. You must order additional registrations for each additional computer you want to log into the webcast.

APTA encourages you to fill your conference room and invite your staff, colleagues and stakeholders to learn, engage, and share questions & answers with leading industry experts on this timely topic!

Technical Requirements

To participate in the web portion of this event, you must have the following:


For more information on this webcast, please contact:

Tabitha Truscott
(202) 496-4846

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