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2015 Spring Conference Presentations

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Pre-Conference Session: FTA 101: Regulatory Requirements Overview
Rich Garrity, RLS & Associates

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

What is the Future of ADA?
Dawn Sweet, Federal Transit Administration

Emerging Drug Trends and Industry Issues
Sean Oswald, RLS & Associates (.pdf)

Implementing Change in Your Organization
Peter Johnson, University of the Pacific

Supporting Human Service Transportation Providers in a World of Complex Regulations
Marilyn Cole & Sean Powers, Innovative Paradigms
Monica Ramos, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton

Verbal Judo
Tim Bos, City of Clovis Police Department

Hot Topics in Human Resources
Tom Brierton, University of the Pacific

Avoiding the Pitfalls in Designing Successful Deviated Routes
Dawn Sweet, Federal Transit Administration
Mark Codey, Caltrans
Joe Meer, Morongo Basin Transit Authority

Wheelchair and Vehicle Accessibility Changes Are Coming
Lisa Nippolt, Q'Straint/Sure-Lok
Douglas Cross, Douglas J. Cross Consulting
Mobility Aids & Devices (Cross, .pdf)

Getting the Facts on Transit Development Act Funds
Rick Ramacier, County Connection
Gordon Arruda, Caltrans
Donna DeMartino, San Joaquin Regional Transit District
Derek Wong, PMC

Wheelchair Securement and Customer Service: Safety, Security, and A Smile
Jess Segovia, Orange County Transportation Authority
Gracie Davis, Orange County Transportation Authority
Lisa Nippolt, Q'Straint/Sure-Lok
Don Eaton, Q'Straint/Sure-Lok

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Support for Planning and Managing Rural Transit Services with Low-Cost and Free Census Tools
Pat Weaver, Kansas University Transportation Research Center

Being Heard: Having a Voice at the Table
Scott Bogren, Community Transportation Association of America
Hernan Molina, City of West Hollywood
Rick Ramacier, County Connection

Tablets: The Multi-Use Tool
Teague Kirkpatrick, RouteMatch Software
Ron Zirges, Victor Valley Transit Authority
Amy Hance, City of Clovis
Moses Stites, Fresno County Rural Transit Agency

How to Implement Passenger Conduct Rules
Kelly Halcon, Monterey-Salinas Transit
Alexandra Atencio, Hansen Bridgett, LLP
Dawn Sweet, Federal Transit Administration

New State Funds For Transit
Jila Priebe, CalTrans

Does The Sharing Economy Offer Effective Solutions For Rural and Paratransit Systems?
Paul Supawanich, Nelson/Nygaard
Annette Williams, San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency
Scott Bogren, Community Transportation Association of America
Marc Soto, Transdev

Providing Creative Solutions For Meeting the ADA and Beyond
Annette Williams, San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency
Perri Sloane Goodman, City of West Hollywood
Nicole Cavalino, Mobility Management Partners
Michael Culver, Mobility Management Partners

Linking Transit to Recreational Activities
Aaron Antrim, Trillium Solutions
Dick Whittington, Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System
Melodie Reebs, Marin Transit

The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Intercity Bus Service
Randy Isaacs, Isaacs & Associates, Inc.
Stephen Abernathy, Greyhound
Ronaldo Hu, CalTrans
Mark Wall, Lake Transit Authority
Michael Gallant, Monterey-Salinas Transit

Thursday, April 15th, 2015

Federal and State Programs Update
Leslie Rogers, Federal Transit Administration
Scott Bogren, Community Transportation Association of America
Mark Codey, CalTrans
Brian Travis, CalTrans
Jila Priebe, CalTrans

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