Conference Debrief

Public Transportation Funding, Infrastructure and FAST Act Reauthorization

With both Congress and the Administration developing significant infrastructure initiatives, this session features a discussion of the major infrastructure proposals and funding bills being debated on Capitol Hill. It will feature the key Congressional staff representing House and Senate committees responsible for public transportation funding, formulas, and policies.

Infrastructure and Fast Act Authorization – A View from the Hill

Please join APTA in welcoming and hearing from a key leaders on the FAST Act who will share their respective Committee’s initiatives and priorities for 2019, the prospects for a FAST Act reauthorization bill, and increasing investment in surface transportation infrastructure.

Opportunities to Address Race and Equity through Infrastructure Investment

“APTA has convened a distinguished panel on opportunities to address race and equity through infrastructure investment. This panel is designed to raise awareness of activities at Federal, State, and local to address systemic racial and social inequities and how the investments in infrastructure we make today will provide for more equitable transportation systems in the future”

The Year Ahead in Transit – Update from the Federal Transit Administration

Nuria Fernandez, Deputy Administrator of the FTA, and her team will discuss public transportation priorities for the upcoming year, setting the stage for reauthorization of the FAST Act.

Fireside Chat with U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

Join us as we kick of the 2021 APTA Legislative Conference with a fireside chat with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg.