Thursday, April 28, 2011

More Events - from Now through October

Community Transportation Association of America

CTAA's EXPO 2011 - June 6-11, 2011 in Indianapolis, Ind. The first two days will consist of a Mobility Management Conference and intensive trainings. Workshop topics include various aspects of communications, financing, employment transportation, partnerships and coordination, planning and operations.

Mobility Management Conference - June 6-7, 2011 in Indianapolis. This conference will have plenary sessions devoted to a variety of types of partnerships and partnering objectives, including financial stability, sustainable communities and mobility for transportation-challenged populations. Breakout sessions will address specific topics, such as one-call/one-click services, statewide perspectives, and employment transportation, among others.

National Association of Development Organizations
Rural Transportation Conference - Aug, 24-26, 2011 in Washington, DC. The conference will bring transportation, regional planning and economic development professionals together with local officials, state DOT staff and stakeholders from rural and small metropolitan areas across the nation.

NADO Annual Training Conference - Oct. 8-11, 2011 in Miami Beach, Fl.

National Association of Regional Councils

NARC Annual Conference - June 12-15, 2011 in San Diego, Calif. There will be sessions on transportation, economic development, emergency preparedness, livability, and green infrastructure, among others.

American Public Transportation Association

Upcoming APTA conferences include:

2011 Bus & Paratransit Conference - May 22-25, 2011 in Memphis, Tennessee. The conference will have sessions about accessibility, business practices, operations/maintenance/management, policy/planning/marketing, safety & security, sustainability, technology, and workforce development.

2011 Rail Conference
- June 12-15, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. The focus will be on timely issues of wide-spread interest for all rail modes, including high-speed rail. The conference will address safety and security, planning, sustainability, finance, capital projects, operations, and technological aspects of rail service.

2011 Risk Management Seminar - June 19-22, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa. The seminar will cover return to duty programs, the insurance market, an ADA/Legal update, domestic preparedness and community emergency response, accident reconstruction and transit industry biomechanical issues.

2011 Sustainability & Public Transportation Workshop - July 31-Aug. 2, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The workshop will address the economic, social responsibility and environmental aspects of public transportation’s role in sustainability.

2011 APTA Annual Meeting
- Oct. 2-5, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Association for Commuter Transportation

ACT International Conference, Aug.27-31, 2011 in Chicago, Ill. The conference workshops will explore funding and cost-saving strategies to weather the challenging economic climate, contributing to local sustainability endeavors, and proactively capitalizing on potential and actual demand.

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials

National Meeting & Training Conference - July 16-19, 2011 in Philadelphia, Penn. In addition to workshops on technology, intermodalism and operations, the National Transit Institute will hold a training on emotional intelligence aspects of leadership, and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will host discussions of Title VI and disadvantaged business enterprises.

Easter Seals Project ACTION

ESPA's theme for its June events will be paratransit. These include a course for paratransit managers, a two-part webinar about ADA paratransit eligibility, and a teleconference about promising practices for paratransit operations. The June events page also has information about paratransit resources.

[Editor's Note: Due to archiving limitations, this post will only appear under the "Events" label and not under the labels for the organizations listed.]

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