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Bus Conference Announces Lineups for Two General Sessions

APTA continues to add general session speakers to the schedule for the 2017 Bus & Paratransit Conference, May 7-10 in Reno, NV.

Presenters at “How Transit Agencies Are Integrating Rideshare and Public Transportation” will consider new approaches for public transit agencies to coordinate and integrate with car-sharing, ride-sharing and bike-sharing services to create a convenient, efficient system.

The moderator will be Susan Shaheen, co-director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center, University of California, Berkeley. Panelists are Emily Castor, transportation policy director, Lyft Inc.; Dani Simons, director of communications and external affairs, Motivate; Justin Holmes, director, corporate communications, Zipcar; and Chris Lowe, executive director, Bus Association Victoria Inc., Port Melbourne, Australia.

“Reimagining Bus Service in Your Region” will feature public transit agency chief executives describing their efforts to redesign their bus systems to align with employment centers and growth patterns. The moderator will be Thomas C. Lambert, member, APTA Board of Directors and president and CEO of Houston’s Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County. Panelists include Linda Watson, president/CEO, Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Austin, TX; Henry Li, general manager/CEO, Sacramento Regional Transit District; Edward D. Reiskin, director of transportation, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency; and W. Curtis Stitt, member, APTA Board of Directors, and president/CEO, Central Ohio Transit Authority, Columbus.

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