Workshops and technical sessions cover timely issues of widespread interest in policy and planning, maintenance, public transportation in today’s operating environment, technology, safety and security, procurement, bus rapid transit, and accessible transportation.
The conference features the industry's premier bus display and exhibitor showcase featuring the latest bus and paratransit vehicles, products, and services.
Who should attend: all bus and paratransit system personnel, board members, policymakers, suppliers, consultants, and any other personnel involved with bus and paratransit design, construction, operations, and maintenance.
Programming includes topics such as policy and planning, operations and maintenance, public transportation in today’s operating environment, technology, safety and security, procurement, professional development, and special issues on accessible transportation.
The conference includes over 30 specialized educational sessions, technical training workshops, interactive presentations, special events, tours, and also a bus display and exhibitor showcase featuring the latest bus and paratransit vehicles, products, and services.
Please note that in order to participate in either the Bus Display or the Bus Products & Services Showcase, you must be an APTA member in good standing and fully paid for your exhibit space at the staging of the event.
APTA is the leading force in advancing public transportation.
APTA members serve the public interest by providing safe, efficient and economical transit services, and by improving those services to meet national energy, environmental, and financial concerns. Over ninety percent of passengers using transit in the U.S. and Canada are carried by APTA members.
APTA members are public organizations that are engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne passenger services, and high-speed rail. Members also include large and small companies who plan, design, construct, finance, supply, and operate bus and rail services worldwide. Government agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, state departments of transportation, academic institutions, and trade publications are also part of our membership.