Management & Operations

San Diego chosen as site for 2008 APTA Expo

Posted on September 28, 2005

At Tuesday’s session of the APTA Expo, it was announced that San Diego will be the site of the next triennial trade show in 2008. The decision continues a trend of holding the trade show in the western half of the U.S. This year’s Expo is in Dallas, and the 2002 meeting was held in Las Vegas.

This year’s Expo has featured an amazing array of products and services in the Dallas Convention Center but will likely be remembered for coming on the heels of Hurricane Katrina and overlapping with Hurricane Rita. Both storms prompted a flood of evacuees into Dallas and other Texas cities.

Before the Expo began, there were concerns that the convention center might be needed to house thousands of hurricane evacuees, but that scenario did not play out. Some prospective Expo attendees chose, however, to cancel their trips to Dallas because of fears about the approach of Hurricane Rita.

Next year’s annual meeting will be held in San Jose, Calif., from Oct. 8 to 11.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

MBTA launches 'Better Bus' program to improve service

Meeting with riders at bus stops to get their feedback about their experiences and suggestions for service improvement.

HNTB names Slaughter Sr. VP

Transit/rail market sector leader recognized for delivering solutions to clients, serving in industry leadership roles, and advancing transit thought leadership.

DART's 'Go' services reimagining public transit

Powered by technology, these new services include app based trip-planning and ticketing, microtransit, and dynamic carpooling.

Calif.'s AVTA taps new executive director/CEO

Macy Neshati, whose tenure at AVTA will begin June 1, will be taking over for current CEO Len Engel, who is retiring.

NYCT plan to improve subways, buses, accessibility, corporate culture

Plan highlights include making more than 50 new stations accessible and completely redesigning the bus network.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close