Where: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building
When: Wednesday, April 5, 10:00 a.m.
•Mr. J. Michael Patterson, Executive Director, Oklahoma Department of Transportation; on behalf of the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
•Mr. Gary Thomas, President and Executive Director, Dallas Area Rapid Transit; on behalf of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
•The Honorable Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia; on behalf of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM)
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The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is a nonprofit international association of 1,500 public and private sector organizations, 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.