Photos: APTA Bus & Paratransit Bus Showcase
May 6, 2015
A look at some of the buses on display at the APTA Bus & Paratransit Bus Showcase held in Fort Worth, Texas in May. Companies include BYD, CCW, Proterra, New Flyer, ElDorado National and more.
2014 Women In Transportation: Petra Mollet
October 16, 2014
Petra Mollet, the chief of staff for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), didn’t plan for a career in the transportation industry. Her ambition, instead, laid in journalism, with her interests seeded by her studies in international relations and sustainability.
The Belgium-native came to the U.S. in her youth, but returned to Brussels after her studies and landed her first
APTA commemorates 25 years of ADA
July 27, 2015
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) commemorated the critical role public transportation plays in providing independence and opportunity for people with disabilities on the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
The public transportation industry has improved and expanded accessibility of public transit services and facilities for persons
APTA EXPO 2014 Show Floor Highlights
December 23, 2014
A look at some of the products on the EXPO 2014 show floor in Houston.
Practicum focuses on innovative funding, financing solutions
July 23, 2014
Hundreds of professionals from both the public and private sector gathered in Montreal for the International Practicum on Innovative Transit Funding & Financing — an in-depth, hands-on, and interactive workshop exploring new and non-traditional funding and financing tools for public transportation agencies.
The event was hosted by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA
Utah team wins APTA Rail Rodeo grand prize
June 23, 2015
Utah Transit Authority (UTA) won the prestigious Rail Transit Team Achievement Award at the 23rd annual American Public Transportation Association (APTA) International Rail Rodeo held June 17 to 21 in conjunction with the 2015 APTA Rail Conference in Salt Lake City. The Rail Transit Team Achievement Award is given to the system with the highest rail operator and maintainer team combined
Anthony Foxx visits APTA EXPO Exhibitors
October 16, 2014
During APTA's EXPO 2014, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visited five suppliers on the show floor: Mobility Ventures, Alstom, Route Match, Gillig and Wabtec.
Parsons Brinckerhoff earns APTA sustainability designation
December 16, 2014
Parsons Brinckerhoff was recognized by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for its sustainability practices with a Silver designation, as part of APTA’s Sustainability Commitment program.
Public transit agencies and businesses that voluntarily participate in the APTA Sustainability Commitment program commit to implementing processes and actions that create continuous
MARTA's Parker named '2015 Outstanding Public Transportation Manager'
July 10, 2015
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has selected MARTA’s GM/CEO Keith T. Parker, AICP, as the 2015 Outstanding Public Transportation Manager. This highly prestigious award is in recognition of Parker’s major accomplishments at MARTA and his contributions to the public transportation industry during his two decade career.
“I’m deeply humbled to be recognized by APTA’s
APTA Expo 2014 to highlight livable communities, international practices
May 16, 2014
The American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) triennial Expo, taking place in Houston from Oct. 12 to 15 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, will offer attendees more resources than ever on transportation’s role in forming more livable and sustainable communities as well as international best practices. Meanwhile, host agency Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Metro