PT Express 07-03-2024
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July 3, 2024 | An APTA Publication
 
Browse a selection of stories below:
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Commentary & Features
 
PennDOT BPT Transit
 
PennDOT BPT’s Transit PMO: A Staff Inflection Point
BY ARTHUR SCHURR
 
Sometimes renting is better than buying. And the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Bureau of Public Transportation (BPT) found a unique way to apply this principle...Continued.
 
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Special Sponsored Content
 
ART Bus Stop
 
How Battery-Electric Buses Enhance Operating Safety
BY ALEXA TRUJILLO
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Buses play a crucial role in providing efficient and reliable transportation for millions of people every day. As such, ensuring the safety and security of passengers is of the utmost importance. Bus drivers are continuously striving to create a safe environment for all riders...Continued.
 
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Calendar of APTA Events
 
July 13-16, San Jose, CA
Transit board members and board administrators come together for peer exchange and professional development on board governance and policy development.
 
July 29-30, Fort Worth, TX
This conference brings together state DOTs, public transit agencies, and partnering organizations for two days of general sessions and breakout meetings.
 
Aug. 4-7, Philadelphia, PA
APTAtech examines advancements in fare collection and revenue management, emerging and innovative technologies, cybersecurity, and mobility.
 
Aug. 18-21, Washington, DC
A focus on sustainable development, facilities planning, clean bus technologies, route design and service planning, and more, including technical tours.
 
Aug. 21-23, Washington, DC
An exchange of ideas and best practices for successful strategies in recruiting, reskilling, and retaining the public transit workforce.
Registration Discount Ends July 5.
 
Sept. 29-Oct. 2, Anaheim, CA
The flagship public transportation event. Explore transformative technology, community building, safety and security, workforce development, worldwide mega projects, and more.
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