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American Public Transportation Association

 2018 Annual Meeting


The 2018 Annual Meeting is scheduled for September 23-26, 2018, at the Music City Center, 201 5th Avenue S, Nashville, TN 37203


Highlights of APTA 2018 Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN

2018 Annual Meeting: Where Public Transportation Goes, Communities Grows


AdWheel Awards Ceremony


American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) Scholarship Awards: Celebrating 30 Years

Leadership APTA: Progressive Leaders, Extraordinary Thinkers

WEDNESDAY WAKE UP BREAKFAST: The Role of Transit in an Evolving Mobility Landscape

GENERAL SESSION: Discovering Transit's Value Messages in Big Data


  Photos from the Annual Meeting

Officers elected at the Annual Business Meeting, from left: Freddie Fuller II, treasurer; David Stackrow, chair; Nuria Fernandez, vice chair; and Nathaniel P. Ford Sr., immediate past chair.

About this Conference

APTA's Annual Meeting is the flagship event for public transportation professionals to engage in workshops, join tours, and network with colleagues. Keynote speakers and educational sessions explore hot topics, including transformative technology, community building, innovative funding and finance, safety, workforce development, worldwide mega projects, and more.

Who should attend: transit personnel, policymakers, board members, government agencies, manufacturers, suppliers, consultants  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


 Future Meeting Dates

  • Annual Meeting
    October 13-16, 2019
    New York, NY​
  • Annual Meeting & EXPO
    October 11-14, 2020
    Anaheim, CA




Kwakuita Spence
(202) 496-4845

APTA Housing


Meeting Logistics

Heather Rachels
(202) 496-4838​

Educational Sessions/
Call for Presentations

Cheryl Pyatt
(202) 496-4875

Showcase Booth Reservations

Ron Bates

If you're on Twitter, use the official conference hashtag #APTAAnnual18

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