Ohio Needs Transit | Leadership & Education

 

The OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference 2020 will include Feature Presentations, thirty-two Panels and Topic Discussions, On-Site Transit Experience Tours, Networking and Socials activities and the  vibrant OPTA EXPO 2020.

OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT CONFERENCE 2020 will include education sessions that provide continuing education credits and a two-day specialized education and training track presented by the National Transit Institute | NTI.

*Feature Presentations and Panel & Topic Discussions will be updated as confirmed. 

FEATURE PRESENTATIONS

Three feature presentation general sessions will be hosted. 

Tuesday, April 21

Innovation and the Future of Mobility

Wednesday, April 22

Partnerships Transforming
Public Transportation 

 

OPTA 50th Anniversary Awards Luncheon

PANELS & TOPIC DISCUSSIONS

32 Panel & Topic Discussions will be presented on a variety of topics.

Finance & Regulation  Human Resources Planning

Service & Riders • Transit site Tours • Vehicle & Maintenance

Continuing Education Credits | CEUs

NATIONAL TRANSIT INSTITUTE | NTI

The National Transit Institute at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey was established to develop, promote and deliver training and education programs for the public transit industry.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED for NTI Session | Included as a Conference Feature | No Additional Charge

NTI will be hosting customized sessions for conference attendees.  Schedule with links to descriptions as follows:

Tuesday, April 21

Transit Asset Management Implementation for Tier II Providers and Sponsors

Two Session Track

Session A | 9 am – 12 Noon

Session B | 2 – 4 pm

5 Hours | CEUs:  .50

Understanding ADA

Session | 8 am – 12 Noon

4 Hours | CEUs:  .40

Wednesday, April 22

Grow Your Ridership by Welcoming Older Riders

Session | 8 am – 12 Noon

4 Hours | CEUs:  .40

OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT CONFERENCE | OPTA EXPO 2020

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Register now and enjoy the full benefits provided by OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference 2020!

 

Full Conference Registration  includes Feature Presentations, 32 Panel & Topic Discussion, Network and Social Events On-Site Transit Experience Tours, Continental Breakfast and Luncheon Meal Service

 

OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference 2020 Registration

$175 Each – OPTA Member Attendee

$250 Each – OPTA Non-Member Attendee

- OPTA Members and Non-Members welcome -

OPTA Expo 2020 | Exhibitors

The OPTA EXPO 2020 offers attendees the opportunity to see latest innovations and vehicles the transportation industry has to offer at the largest transit EXPO in the Mid-west.

EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES and BENEFITS

 

As an exhibitor, you can showcase new products and vehicles, increase brand awareness and attract qualified business prospects.  There are a wide range of exhibitor opportunities to separate your brand from the competition and showcase your innovations.  

 

Exhibitor Companies and Organizations

Altro USA

American Seating

AngelTrax 

BraunAbility Mobility

Bus Service Inc. 

Bus Stuff Inc. 

CT Consultants, Inc.  

CTS Software – Trip Master 

Driverge Vehicle Innovations

Ecolane

Freedman Seating

Gerflor USA 

Gillig LLC

GovDeals

Hanover Displays, Inc.

Kirk’s Automotive 

Myer’s Equipment Corp

New Flyer of America

Ohio Department of Transportation

Ohio Public Transit Association

Ohio Transit Risk Pool 

PC Trans

Richard L. Bowen and Associates

ROSCO, Inc.

Safety Vision

Seifert Graphics

Shepard Bros, Inc.

TESCO

TSI Video

United States Seating Company

OPTA Expo 2020 | Partnership

PARTNER WITH OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT!

By aligning with OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Conference 2020, our partners support a vibrant and 

ever-changing public transportation industry as well as those service providers who support transit growth and innovation in Ohio. 

 

Members and Non-Members alike are welcome to join us as partners.  There are a variety of partnership opportunities that provide Membership, Marketing and Communication benefits, Visibility, OPTA EXPO 2020 benefits, full Conference Passes, Engagement and Networking.

Ohio Public Transit Association

605 N. High St., #175

Columbus, OH 43215

Laura Koprowski, Executive Director

lkoprowski@ohioneedstransit.org

614.626.1116 Office/Mobile

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JOIN OPTA NOW!  Visit OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT website for details on the work statewide that the leadership and members are doing and how your business can benefit.   The Association provides leadership,  resources, training, government relations and advocacy services to public and private transit agencies and transit service providers across the state.

If you work in – or just love transit – there are many ways to get involved with a passionate group of state-wide leadership who are working to transform mobility and redesign the future of transit.

Contact Laura Koprowski

lkoprowski@ohioneedstransit.org