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American Public Transportation Association

 2018 Public Transportation & Universities Conference


The 2018 Public Transportation & Universities Conference is hosted by Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District and scheduled for June 23-26, 2018, at the Hilton Santa Cruz, 6001 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.   

About This Conference

Don't miss the only conference to address the special transportation needs of university communities created for you! APTA's 2018 Public Transportation & Universities Conference hosted by the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (METRO) is an opportunity to learn about it's 46-year partnership with the University of California - Santa Cruz (UCSC). 

If you are with a university or college, provide transportation to a university, operate in a university community setting, are considering offering transit services to university students, or sell products and services to such a system, then this conference is for you! If you are a partner in a transportation and university community, and interested in promoting mobility opportunities, transit-community development, innovative financing, sustainability, marketing and technology, among other innovations, then this conference is for you!

During this conference, meet others facing the same challenges as you. Explore partnerships and networking opportunities with university transportation professionals, students and leading experts in this arena. Through educational sessions, networking, forums and tours, learn to make your campus transit system thrive - whether provided by the local transit agency or university-operated. Examine the trends and opportunities facing universities' transportation systems now and into the future.

Who should attend: university/community transportation professionals, university officials, faculty and students, planners, and businesses supporting these services​​​​​​​​



 APTA Contacts


Meeting Registration/
Showcase Reservation/
Hotel & Sponsorship Opportunities

Heather Rachels
(202) 496-4838

Program Information

DeeNaye Casey Williams  
(202) 496-4899



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