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Texas Transit Association: Fall Training & Networking


Texas Transit Association: Fall Training & Networking

Course Offerings for Fall 2016:

  • Making Cents of Transit Finance
  • P.A.S.S. Training
  • ADA: 25 Years of Progress & There’s Still More to Learn
  • Transit Operations: Making it Work
  • Social Media, Marketing & Branding for Transit Agencies

Details:

  • Fall Training & Networking
  • October 9-12, 2016
  • Corpus Christi, TX
  • Cost: $150—Members $250—Non-Members
  • Hotel Rate: $105/night; free parking
  • *Cost covers 2.5 day training, CEUs, opening reception, breakfast Mon-Weds, & lunch Mon & Tuesday.
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ATA Public Transportation Conference


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THE BUS: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Rollout Launch Party


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SWTA Maintenance Directors Forum


The SWTA Maintenance Directors Forum has been requested by and for maintenance shop leaders and their team members

GOAL:

The goal is to create a community of transit professionals, encourage leadership development and learn necessary skills.

STRATEGY:

This will be a quick-paced learning experience, led by current and former fleet managers, with time to engage in meaningful dialogue about challenges, strategies and resources so you go back to the shop with your fleet leadership tool box full of fresh ideas and approaches.

EXPECT to LEARN:

  • Real Fleet Costs: What are your fleet cost today? How do you figure it out? What are route costs (miles) vs operational costs (miles)? Explore these questions and more to get to the bottom line of fleet costs.
  • Selling your Maintenance costs to the Board OR City Council - the art of persuasion to you get what you need to run your shop effectively.
  • Incorporating Agency Goals into Fleet Goals: A long-term successful strategy for anyone running a shop.
  • New FTA Transit Asset Management Requirements and Safety Requirements Effecting Fleet Management, John D. Giorgis, Director, Office of Strategic Planning & Analysis, Federal Transit Administration Headquarters
  • Big Picture Trends: Asset management, funding, infrastructure projects, LoNo, metrics - keeping your eye on the future so you don’t fall behind.
  • Updates: AVL updates and tech changes in vehicles
  • Alternative Fuel Challenges: Managing fleet maintenance and infrastructure
  • Fleet Roundtable Discussion: Small group discussions focused on managing Bus, Rail, and Van fleets
  • Technical Tours

Who is this for?

Maintenance Directors, Fleet Managers, top supervisors and key team members of public transportation maintenance shops. Since we will be at Rock Region METRO, we have the unique opportunity to focus on MULTI-MODAL bus, rail and van pool maintenance topics.

When and Where is it?

October 13-14, 2016
Thursday - 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Meeting: North Little Rock, Arkansas - hosted by, Rock Region METRO, 901 Maple St, North Little Rock, AR 72114
Suggested Hotel: Wyndham Riverfront Little Rock (2 Riverfront Place, North Little Rock, AR 72114).

How Much?

Registration is $269 and will include dinner on Thursday night, breakfast and lunch on Friday.

Hotel Information:

Reserve your room early to get the group rate ($99/night). Email your request for a hotel room to Elise Manion, emanion@swta.org. Let her know which nights you need, the name of the person needing the room and contact phone number. We have a limited number of rooms at this great rate, so contact us immediately.

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