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Attend BMBG Meeting in January; Market-Driven Agenda Taking Shape
January, the APTA Business Member Board of Governors (BMBG) convenes to
identify private sector priorities and set an agenda to address industry matters
impacting their businesses.
The 2015 meeting, open to all
business members, will take place Jan. 26-28 in
Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
conditions make the 2015 meeting an important and timely one. The platform for
discussion, as outlined by newly elected BMBG Chair Pat Scully, will include:
A national day to support
transportation: APTA Chair Phil Washington, general manager and CEO,
Denver RTD, will introduce his signature initiative and develop a plan with business
members to convey the industry’s message to Congress.
Meeting attendees will review the midterm election results to create a plan for
supporting APTA’s efforts toward congressional passage of a surface
transportation authorization bill.
Procurement and jobs:
Job creation in large rolling stock procurements and Buy America continues to
be an important topic for the private sector.
Business members will discuss next steps in the industry-wide discussion on
ways to develop a more comprehensive approach to financing public
transportation in the U.S.
BMBG work plan:
Representatives of the BMBG committees will report on their progress and
together the business members will agree to a business member work plan for
deadline for hotel reservations at the PGA National Resort is Dec. 18. Find
more information at the APTA website under 2015 Meetings, or contact Beverly Hill.