Ohio Needs Transit | Panels & Topic Discussions

Looking to the Future

Planning has begun for Ohio Needs Transit Conference & OPTA Expo 2021.   Plan to Join Us! Details coming soon!

PLANNING
April 21 | 1 pm

Crystal Balls – Palm Readings – Tea Leaves

Seeing the Future of Transport: Visioning & Policy

April 21 | 3 pm

Silver Bullets or Money Pit?

Discussion on Microtransit

April 22 | 11 am

Breaking Down Access Ohio 2045

April 22 | 11 am

A Tale of Two Levies – How Did They Hold?

SERVICES & RIDERS
April 21 | 9 am

Don’t Panic! De-Escalation and Dealing with Driver Assault

April 21 | 9 am

Genius or Insanity: the ZERO Fare Debate

April 21 | 10:30 am

“Walkways” Out of Poverty

April 21 | 3 pm

How Mobility Managers Support Strong Public Transit

April 22 | 11 am

See Something | Say Something…and Don’t Touch It!

April 22 | 11 am

Paratransit Best Practices

Smart Columbus APP | New and Innovative Paratransit

HUMAN RESOURCES
April 21 | 9 am

Partnering for a People Strategy

April 21 | 9 am

FLSA Gone Bananas! Case Study

How Unique Driver Pay Rates Led to Bunches of Problems

April 21 | 9 am

Getting into the Weeds, Hashing it Out and Understanding How Mary Jane is Welcome. Coping with the Legalization of Marijuana.

April 21 | 3 pm

Alternatives to Trainer Headaches and Passenger Side Brake Pedals. Driver Training Solutions for Rural Agencies.

April 22 | 11 am

Women in Transit Panel Presentation

NATIONAL TRANSIT INSTITUTE – NTI
April 21 | 8 am - Noon

Understanding ADA

April 21 | 9 am - Noon

Transit Asset Management Implementation for
Tier || Providers and Sponsors – Session A

April 21 | 2 - 4pm

Transit Asset Management Implementation for
Tier || Providers and Sponsors – Session B

April 22 | 8 am - Noon

Grow Your Ridership by Welcoming Older Riders

TECHNOLOGY
April 21 | 10:30 am

The TECH You’re Not Using: Make Your Life Easier

April 21 | 11 am

CYBERSECURITY

April 21 | 3 pm

EZfare: Regional, Multi-Agency, Multi-App,
MaaS and Mobile Ticketing

MAINTENANCE
April 21 | 9 am

Alternative Fuels and Efficient Technology Options

April 21 | 9 am

Cummins

April 21 | 10:30 am

Maintenance Roundtable Discussion

April 22 | 11 am

Electricity Make Fuel Good?
An Analysis of Battery Electric and Fuel Cell Electric Buses

April 22 | 11 am

Thermo King Electric AC

Ohio Public Transit Association

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Columbus, OH 43215

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pvanarsdale@ohioneedstransit.org

614.595.6919

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