The 20th National Conference on Rural Public & Intercity Bus Transportation (October 14-17, 2012 @ the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, UT) is shaping up to be one of the best in years, and early registration fees of $395 per person are still available(www.ribtc.org). But, you must act quickly to secure that rate! The agenda promises the most up-to-date information on comprehensive topics relevant to your career. With the (unexpected and) last-minute passage of MAP-21, conference planners are making sure you get the facts on funding and important changes in the FTA 5310, 5311, 5311(f), 5317, JARC & New Freedom programs.
On Tuesday, October 16, join this lively dialogue with leaders of our national associations: Dale Marsico, Executive Director of the Community Transportation Association; Michael Melaniphy, President and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association; and Peter Pantuso, President and CEO of the American Bus Association will discuss the meaning of MAP-21 and the next reauthorization in 2014.
On Wednesday, October 17, participate in the traditional Town Hall Session --- The Future of Rural America: And What Are We Going To Do About It? --- an actively-facilitated program focusing on concerning demographic and economic trends for the future of rural America. And, contribute to an action research and political agenda for our industry and our industry partners.