Passenger Transport August 2017 Vol 75 No 15 - 16

2017 ANNUAL MEETING & EXPO PREVIEW

EXPO Offers Sessions in Seven Specialized Learning Zones

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XPO includes a robust
lineup of free educational sessions organized by topic area in seven
Learning Zones: Procurement,
Solutions, Innovations, International, Operations, Workforce Development and Livable
and Sustainable Communities.
The Learning Zones,
located throughout the
Georgia World Congress
Center, feature topic experts
representing exhibitors, public
transit agencies and other industry
organizations. All sessions are designed
to last 30 minutes to ensure that participants have access to the latest trends
and technologies presented as broad
overviews. Attendees who want more
extensive programming can register for
the Annual Meeting.
The following is a partial list, as of
Aug. 1:

Innovations
Mobility in the Future: Connected,
Shared, Autonomous
Innovations for Connected Vehicles
and Battery-Electric Fleets
Contribution of RAM Simulation in
an Asset Management Policy
Innovations in Fare Collection
Advanced Phenolic Composite
Heated and Fire Safety Compliant
Flooring Systems
Electric Choices for Transit
Strategies for Successful Fare
Collection
Innovations in Intelligent Lighting

Mobility in the Future: Connected,
Shared, Autonomous
Changing Driver Behaviors to Avoid
Unsafe Actions
Five Most Common Mistakes of DPF
Maintenance
Most Effective Ways to Disinfect Fleets
Solutions for Improving Bicycle
Transit
Eliminating the Effects of Vibration
on Fasteners
Deadly Blind Spot: Enhancing Driver
Visibility
Managing Service Changes on the Fly
Rugged, Compact Evolution-Friendly
Lithium Ion Batteries
Is Uber a Threat to Public Transit?
Harnessing the Technology Behind
Driverless Cars
Reimagining Transit-Oriented PTC
Taking Real-Time Departure
Information to the Next Level
Maximizing Demand Response
Productivity
Autonomous Driving for Flexible
Public Transportation

Solutions
Thermoforming for the Rail Industry
How Mobile Washing Machines Can
Solve Bottlenecks
Walk In, Walk Out Solutions for Fast
Fare Collection, Platform Access
Interactive Technology for Transit
Settings
Bluetooth Validation: A Mobile
Ticketing, Hands-Free Solution
Rail Transit HVAC Energy
Optimization
Integrating Simulator Training in
Existing Bus Programs

Tel: 860 423 4575

Procurement
How to Overcome Common
Procurement Oversight
Deficiencies
Preparing to Produce a New Fare
System
Standard Bus Procurement Guideline
for Electric Buses
Procurement Innovation
Procurement Piggybacking

Workforce Development
Training Consortia and Partnerships
Entrepreneurship in the Public
Transit Industry
Career Pathways Stories and Lessons
Learned

Livable & Sustainable
Communities
First Mile, Last Mile Solutions
Civic Transit Corridors: Transit/City
Partnerships
Cities Help Set the Table for Transit
Design to Thrive; Why Design Matters

Fax.: 860 450 0519

Mobility Ecosystems, Transit Shared
Mobility Partnerships

Operations
(features sessions related to vehicle technology and safety and security)
Vehicle Technology
The Impact of Autonomous Vehicles
on Public Transportation (Part 1
and Part 2)
Safety and Security
Bus and Rail Gold Award Winners,
How to Achieve the Gold Standard
Fare Evasion Solutions
Video Surveillance Technology

International
An Overview of International Transit
Market Trends
Public Transportation Projects in
Canada
Public Transportation Projects in
Mexico
Why a Staged Approach to Mobile
Ticketing Reduces Risk, Speeds
Deployment, Increases Adoption
The Bus Transportation Market in
Australia
Public Transportation Projects in
Turkey
Public Transportation Projects in
Brazil
Fuel Cell Electric Buses: Solution to
Meet Zero Emission Regulations
Contribution of RAM Simulation
in Asset Management Policy
Implementation

www.microprecisiongroup.com

Electronic Horn System for Transit, Tram, and Light Rail
Nathan Airchime, the leader in pneumatic audible
warning devices since 1929 now offers an Electronic Horn System for use on Transit, Tram, and
Light Rail Vehicles.
For more information please contact:
Loi Truong at ltruong@airchime.com or
Joe Loffredo at Joel@microprecisiongroup.com
Visit us at APTA EXPO 2017, Booth 7305
Atlanta, GA
October 9 -11 2017

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