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Transit News Round Up: Latest Industry Updates

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Every day we find transit news that is relevant and useful to you.   If you missed these posts on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Linkedin, you can find them all here in one place each week.

 

Cheap Gas Doesn’t Stop Cities from Embracing Big Ticket Transit Projects

Gas prices in the US have been steadily declining, but that’s not stopping cities from embracing public transit projects.  Voters approved 71% of transit related ballot initiatives in 2015.

 

New Mode Choice Model Helps Officials Make Stronger Case for Transit Improvements

This new research model takes into account many more of the factors that determine whether or not a person decides to take public transit, including cost, total time of travel, number of transfers, different transit schedules on different days, if a household has a car and if that car is being used by another household member, and so on.

Transit News Round Up: Latest Industry Updates

Our main focus last week was rounding up transit related conferences that will be held throughout 2016.

Bus and Charter Bus Conferences in 2016

Our roundup of bus and charter bus conferences includes conferences in the United States, Australia, Poland, and the United Kingdom ranging from local bus association marketplaces to international expos.

 

Public Transit Conferences in 2016

Our roundup of public transit conferences includes 11 conferences hosted by the American Public Transportation Association held in locations across the US, as well as conferences from the European Automobile Manufacturer’s Association and IT Tech.  Topics include the legal aspects of running public transit, marketing, risk management, sustainability and more.

 

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Bus and Charter Bus Conferences in 2016

We’ve rounded up Bus and Charter Bus Conferences for all of 2016! Make sure to register early so you don’t miss out on the great information and networking opportunities.

Public Transit Charter Bus Conferences

 

JANUARY

What: UMA Motorcoach EXPO

When: January 31- February 4, 2016

Where: The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Visit the United Motor Coach Association website for more information.

 

MARCH

What: Pennsylvania Bus Associations Marketplace

When: March 30, 2016

Where: Spooky Nook Sports Complex, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Visit the Pennsylvania Bus Association website for more information.

 

APRIL

What: QBIC 2016 Annual Conference

When: April 1 and 2, 2016

Where: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Visit the Queensland Bus Industry Counsil website for more information.

 

What: BusNSW 2016 Member Conference

When: April 13 and 14, 2016

Where: Novotel Wollongong Northbeach Hotel, Australia

Visit the BusNSW website for more information.

 

What: Safety Passengers Conference

When: April 5 and 6, 2016

Where: Best Western Premier Hotel, Krakow, Poland
Visit the Safety Passengers website for more information

 

MAY

What: International Bus Roadeo

When: May 13-17, 2016

Where: Omni Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Visit the American Public Transportation Association website for more information.

#APTAbus16

 

What: BusSA State Conference

When: May 14, 2016

Where: TBA

Visit the BusSA website for more information.

 

What: Bus and Paratransit Conference

When: May 15-18, 2016

Where: Westin Hotel and Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Visit the American Public Transportation Association website for more information.

#APTAbus16

 

JUNE

What: European Bus Forum 2016

When: June 23, 2016

Where: University of Manchester, England

Visit the European Bus Forum website for more information.

 

 

AUGUST

What: NAMO Coaches Annual Conference

When: August 18-21, 2016

Where: Resorts Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Visit the NAMO Coaches website for more information.

 

OCTOBER

What: Australian Bus and Coach Expo

When: October 5 and 6, 2016

Where: Sydney Showgrounds, Australia

Visit the Australian Bus and Coach website for more information.

 

What: 22nd National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation

When: Oct. 2-5, 2016

Where: Renaissance Hotel, Asheville, North Carolina, United States

Visit the Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation website for more information.

 

NOVEMBER

What: BIC National Annual Conference

When: November 6-9, 2016

Where: Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough Perth.

Visit the OzeBus website for more information.

 

What: Euro Bus Expo

When: November 1-3, 2016

Where: NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Visit the Euro Bus Expo website for more information

 

Did we miss one? Let us know and we’ll add it!