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Virginia Miller
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 EXPO 2011 Registration is Open


Make plans to attend the world’s largest public transportation’s showcase October 3-5 in New Orleans, LA

Registration is now open for the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) 2011 EXPO, the largest public transportation showcase in the world.  This premier EXPO will take place October 3-5, 2011 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Registration for the EXPO is free.

More than 750 exhibitors showcasing a full spectrum of the latest in public transportation products, services, and technologies will be on display.  Held every three years in conjunction with APTA’s Annual Meeting, this three-day tradeshow will welcome more than 17,000 transit professionals from over 50 countries.

“EXPO is all about big ideas, big solutions and big results,” said APTA President William Millar. “Participation in APTA’s 2011 EXPO is a critical investment for any organization in the public transportation industry.  This is an opportunity for attendees to take their organizations and careers further.”

The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is hosting this year’s EXPO. 

“EXPO is the one place where you can find the products and services, people, and information vital to operating a successful public transportation system -- all under one roof,” said Michael P. Melaniphy, vice president of public sector at Motor Coach, Inc. and chair of APTA’s EXPO Advisory Committee.  “And what better location than exciting New Orleans to match the excitement of EXPO.”

To register and to learn more about the EXPO, go to:


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The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is a nonprofit international association of 1,500 public and private sector organization which represent a $68 billion industry that directly employs 420,000 people and supports millions of private sector jobs. APTA members are engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne services, and intercity and high-speed passenger rail. This includes: transit systems; planning, design, construction, and finance firms; product and service providers; academic institutions; transit associations and state departments of transportation. APTA is the only association in North America that represents all modes of public transportation. APTA members serve the public interest by providing safe, efficient and economical transit services and products.

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