Innovation and the Future of Mobility & OPTA Expo 2020
Join the Ohio Public Transit Association as we celebrate 50 years of the growth and innovation of public transit in Ohio.
Ohio Public Transit Association Presents
As the future of public transportation and mobility is rapidly evolving, innovation is more than a common buzz word – it is happening with groundbreaking results. This program will explore innovation through the lens of various efforts underway gaining national attention. Our speakers are change-agents in the field of government who are impacting the future of mobility and how we think about transportation solutions.
Your ticket purchase includes Feature Presentation, Luncheon and guest pass to the OPTA Expo 2020 and Reception.
Partnerships Transforming Public Transportation
What do a city council member, college administrator and business leader have in common? A passion for advancing public transportation systems that improve the quality of life for Ohioans and moves communities forward.
This feature presentation includes a panel of local, regional and federal leaders who are working to expand public transit access in Ohio. Speakers will discuss their initiatives and projects in coordination with local Ohio public transit systems that are increasing transit ridership, securing transit funding, deploying new technology for shared mobility, attempting to solve the first mile/last mile dilemma, and utilizing transportation to achieve economic prosperity.
Shannon HardinPresident, Columbus City Council
Kelley BrookinsRegional Administrator, Federal Transit Administrator
Dr. David CreamerVice President, Finance and Business Services & Treasurer, Miami University
Bradford DavyDirector of Regional Engagement, Paradox Prize & The Fund for Our Economic Future
Peter MetzManager of Transportation Initiatives Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
Katy SmithPanel Moderator
Editor, Columbus CEO
Ohio Public Transit Association Anniversary Awards Luncheon
The OPTA Ohio Needs Transit 2020 Awards honor individuals who have exemplified leadership and advocacy for public transit in Ohio.
Your ticket purchase features the OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT Awards, Feature Presentation and Luncheon.