Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)

Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)

May 13, 2016 14:19 ET

Media Advisory: National Transit Conference and Annual Meeting in Halifax May 14-18

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2016) - From May 14-18, public transit professionals and stakeholders will gather in Halifax to attend the Canadian Urban Transit Association's Annual Conference: Transforming Transit - The Next Generation. The conference is being hosted by Halifax Transit.

Most sessions are open to the media. Journalists wishing to attend a session or event are required to register at the onsite registration desk. Media passes will be provided to registered journalists. The full conference schedule can be accessed here.

Industry representatives are also available for commentary. To schedule an interview, please contact Erin Brophy at brophy@cutaactu.ca.

Where: Halifax Marriott Harbourfront - 1919 Upper Water Street

Keynote Highlights:

Monday, May 16
7:30 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. Host breakfast and Millennium Panel.
Tuesday, May 17
7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast with keynote address by William Woodford, Transportation Analysis & Ridership Forecasting Expert
12:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. 2016 Corporate Leadership Awards recognize excellence and innovation in the transit industry. The awards distinguish notable achievements of business and transit system members in the fields of Environment, Innovation, Marketing and Communications, and Safety and Security.
Wednesday, May 18
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Closing Lunch with Keynote Address by Tim Savoie, TransLink

Background

CUTA is the collective and influential voice of public transportation in Canada, dedicated to being at the center of urban mobility issues with all orders of government, and delivering the highest value to its members and the communities they serve. CUTA is the national association representing public transit systems, suppliers to the industry, government agencies, individuals and related organizations in Canada.

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