Events

A calendar of events listing the Mass Transit Industry's major trade shows, expos, conferences, workshops and seminars.

Upcoming

PPTA Spring Conference & Expo

Date: 04/07/15 - 04/09/15
Venue: Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
Location: 25 South Queen Street , Lancaster , PA

The PPTA Spring Conference will bring together transit professionals from across the state of Pennsylvania. 

Oregon Transit Association Transit Day at the Capitol

Date: 04/08/15
Venue: Oregon State Capitol
Location: 900 Court Street NE , Salem , OR

Learn about legislative issues related to transit in Oregon, network with professionals and meet with lawmakers.

The Transportation Clock is Ticking: Impacts, Risks, and Solutions

Date: 04/09/15
Venue: Rayburn House Office Building, B-369
Location: Independence Avenue SW and South Capitol Street , Washington , DC

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) invite you to a briefing about the looming expiration of the Transportation Bill. How does uncertainty over federal transportation funding...

Florida’s Triple Crown Roadeo

Date: 04/10/15 - 04/11/15

The Florida Triple Crown Roadeo combines the FPTA and RTAP roadeos into a singlel weekend honoring all of Florida’s maintenance technicians, paratransit and fixed route operators.

2015 TTA Bus Roadeo & Expo

Date: 04/10/15 - 04/11/15
Venue: Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel
Location: 900 East Lookout Drive , Richardson , TX

The 2015 TTA Bus Roadeo & Expo brings together transit professionals from across the state of Texas. 

2015 AzTA/ADOT Annual Conference & Bus Roadeo

Date: 04/12/15 - 04/14/15
Venue: Phoenix Airport Marriott
Location: 1101 North 44th Street , Phoenix , AZ

Along with the many sessions and events, the conference will again host Arizona’s only statewide exhibitor showcase and vehicle display.

Creative Ways to Consider Funding Future Transportation

Date: 04/15/15
Venue: Online

Webinar presenters will provide a brief overview of common approaches to funding transportation and highlight several emerging models, including cooperative ownership models, roadway usage charges, and transportation utility fees.

APA 2015 National Planning Conference

Date: 04/18/15 - 04/21/15
Venue: Washington State Convention Center
Location: 800 Convention Place , Seattle , WA

Sustainability. Climate change. Transportation. Economic development. What's at the top of your community's planning agenda? Come to the peak event in planning and come away with the answers you need.

Capacity Building Program: Building Leaders in Public Transport

Date: 04/19/15 - 04/24/15

This event aims at developing leadership capabilities in urban mobility planning. It seeks to create awareness of what integrated mobility planning involves, what are its different components and how it needs to be undertaken.

2015 International Rail Safety Seminar & Expo

Date: 04/20/15 - 04/22/15
Venue: The Florida Hotel and Conference Center
Location: 1500 Sand Lake Road , Orlando , FL

The seminar focuses on the critical area of rail safety and a broad range of related topics including: safety and risk assessment; security systems and technology; derailment prevention and analysis; train control systems and methods; detection...

High Speed Rail Conference DC

Date: 04/21/15 - 04/23/15
Venue: Alion Conference Center
Location: 1100 New Jersey Avenue, SE , Washington , DC

Business and political leaders will come together with the world's top experts to bring high-speed rail to America.

2015 Bus Safety Seminar & Expo

Date: 04/22/15 - 04/23/15
Venue: The Florida Hotel and Conference Center
Location: The Florida Hotel and Conference Center , Orlando , FL

The seminar brings together transportation safety experts, researchers, suppliers, and industry professionals in a comfortable educational environment.

Wisconsin Urban & Rural Transit Association Public Transportation Day

Date: 04/22/15
Venue: Wisconsin State Capitol
Location: 2 East Main Street , Madison , WI

Wisconsin public transportation officials will meet with lawmakers and address their legislative needs.  

L-NGV 2015 San Diego

Date: 04/27/15 - 04/29/15
Venue: San Diego Convention Center
Location: 111 West Harbor Drive , San Diego , CA

Hosted by the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, the event will be mostly focused on NGV and LNG applied to transportation.

2nd Annual Saudi Arabia Transport & Infrastructure

Date: 04/27/15 - 04/28/15
Venue: Al Faisaliah Hotel
Location: King Fahd Road , Riyadh

The 2nd Annual Saudi Arabia Transport & Infrastructure will convene key government officials, rail professionals and key decision makers from around the GCC region.

10th Annual FTA Drug and Alcohol Conference

Date: 04/28/15 - 04/30/15

The 10th Annual FTA Drug and Alcohol Program National Conference will be held in Atlanta in April of 2015.

P3 Hub Midwest

Date: 04/28/15 - 04/29/15
Venue: The Palmer House Hotel
Location: 17 East Monroe Street , Chicago , IL

The P3 Hub: Midwest brings together US procurers, mayors, governors, investors, contractors and advisors to debate the future of P3 in a series of interactive panel discussions and presentations.

2015 California Passenger Rail Summit

Date: 04/28/15 - 04/29/15
Venue: Sacramento City Council Chambers
Location: 915 I Street , Sacramento , CA

Speakers will discuss funding, development, and strategic approaches to the growth of passenger rail in the state.

Illinois Railroad Summit

Date: 04/29/15
Venue: President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel
Location: 701 East Adams Street , Springfield , IL

The Summit will focus on rail issues in the state of Illinois. 

APTA International Bus Roadeo

Date: 05/01/15 - 05/05/15
Venue: Renaissance Worthington
Location: 200 Main Street , fort Worth , TX

The International Bus Roadeo is a unique learning opportunity for operators and maintenance teams to experience transit agency professionals up close and personal.

APTA 2015 Bus & Paratransit Conference

Date: 05/03/15 - 05/06/15
Venue: Omni fort Worth Hotel
Location: 1300 Houston Street , Houston , TX

This educational program covers technological breakthroughs; today’s operations and maintenance environment; safety and security; planning and sustainability; funding and finance; mobility management and accessibility; capital programs...

ACT Expo 2015

Date: 05/04/15 - 05/07/15
Venue: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Location: 650 S. Griffin Street , Dallas , TX

All weight classes and alternative fuel types are represented—  electric, hybrid, hydrogen, natural gas, propane autogas, and renewable fuels—providing a one-stop shop for fleets to learn how to reduce costs and emissions.

2015 PedalMN Bicycle Conference

Date: 05/04/15 - 05/05/15
Venue: Commons Hotel
Location: 615 Washington Avenue , Minneapoils , MN

The event will offer firsthand experiences on how Minnesotans are creating partnerships, making connections and growing businesses to build a Bike Friendly State.

Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Response on Mass Transit and Passenger Rail Systems

Date: 05/05/15 - 05/07/15
Venue: Joint Interagency Training and Education Center (JITEC), Homeland Security Programs at West Virginia University
Location: 886 Chestnut Ridge Road , Morgantown , WV

This course provides an environment for first responders to perform tactical operations in a scenario-driven exercise under realistic incident conditions involving a post-blast IED incident on a mass transit or passenger rail system.

Transportation for Sustainability – An International Conference

Date: 05/06/15 - 05/08/15
Venue: The Keck Center of the National Academies
Location: 500 Fifth Street, NW , Washington , DC

This international conference supported by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies will present thought-provoking examples of sustainability thinking, analysis and practice in the transportation field.

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