Man and son watching Eagle P3 train depart
EVENT

American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Rail Conference

June 10 - 13, 2018

Hyatt Regency Denver
650 15th St.
Denver, CO
United States

Come join us at the 2018 APTA Rail Conference to experience the newest innovations in rail transit. We’re proud to be this year’s Wi-Fi sponsor and keep you connected!

Make sure to stop by our professionals’ sessions to learn about sustainable and smart transit design, and how rail travel can positively impact mobility for entire regions.

HDR APTA Rail Sessions


AUTHORIZED CHANNELS: CONNECTIVITY & ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE – LOOK MOM, NO WIRES!

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Monday, June 11 | Capitol Ballroom 1 & 2, 4th Floor

  • Moderator: Jon Adams, P.E., Communications Systems Practice Lead, HDR

STREETCARS & LIGHT RAIL: BOOSTING PERFORMANCE & SMART EXPANSIONS

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Monday, June 11 | Capitol Ballroom 4, 4th Floor

Which Lane? Developing a Streetcar Extension “Best Lane” Analysis under Public Scrutiny

  • Presenter: Christopher S. Kinzel, Section Manager, HDR

Streetcars are Growing Up – Expanding from a Starter Line to a Transit Network

  • Presenter: David Vozzolo, Vice President and Streetcar Practice Lead, HDR

STATION AREA ACCESS PLANNING

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Monday, June 11 | Agate, 3rd Floor

Environmental Justice Issues in Passenger Rail: The Bad with the Good

  • Presenter: Catherine LaFata, Senior Project Manager, HDR

PRIORITIZING RAIL IN THE REGION

4:30 – 6 p.m., Monday, June 11 | Agate, 3rd Floor

Getting to the Redlands

  • Presenters: Rob Klovsky, Vice President and Southern California Transit Lead, HDR, and Carrie Schindler, Director, Transit and Rail Programs, San Bernardino County Transportation Authority

GOOD PLANNING LEADS TO GOOD PROJECTS – TOOLS FOR CIG PROJECT PLANNING

2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 12 | Agate, 3rd Floor

“Should I Stay or Should I Go?” How are Project Sponsors Dealing with Uncertainty in FTA Capital Investment Grant Process 

  • Presenter: David Vozzolo, Vice President and Streetcar Practice Lead, HDR

SUSTAINABILITY & RESILIENCY STRATEGIES

8 – 9:15 a.m., Wednesday, June 13 | Agate, 3rd floor

  • Moderator: Janet R. Gonzalez Tudor, LEED AP BD+C, ENV SP, STP, Transportation Sustainability Director and Associate Vice President

Developing and Growing Sustainability Programs for a Transit Organization

  • Presenter: Janet R. Gonzalez Tudor, LEED AP BD+C, ENV SP, STP, Transportation Sustainability Director and Associate Vice President, HDR

LA Metro Division 14 O&M Facility - Reshaping the Community and the Transportation Landscape

  • Presenters: Donald J. Leidy, Facility Design Director, HDR | MDG, and Timothy Lindholm, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority