Editorial Calendar 

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January 14

The Year Ahead-Mobility Issues

Business Member Board of Governors

1/4/19

1/9/19

January 28

Hot Companies*

 

1/17/19

1/23/19

February 11

Focus on Technology, Automation, Safety and Security — This issue will focus on technology in public transportation. From automation to engineering to safety and security, this issue will highlight some of the newest and most sophisticated ways that transit agencies and businesses are serving the public.

 

2/1/19

2/6/19

February 25

Focus on Women in Transit — This issue celebrates the essential contributions women make to all levels of the public transit industry—from serving the public every day on the front line to leading some of the industry’s most successful agencies and businesses.

Risk Management
Legal Affairs
Marketing & Communications Workshop

2/14/19

2/20/19

March 18

APTA Legislative Conference

 APTA Legislative Conference, 3/17-19, Washington, D.C.

3/7/19

3/12/19

April 1

APTA Light Rail Conference/ APTA Legislative Conferences wrap-up

APTA Light Rail Conference
APTA Transit CEOs Seminar

3/21/19

3/26/19

April 15

Focus on Passenger Amenities — This issue will look at ways to make the public transit journey more appealing to riders. Ticketing apps, ergonomically designed seating, climate control, security video, interactive stops — it’s all about making riders more comfortable.

 

4/5/19

4/10/19

April 29

Hot Companies*

 

4/19/19

4/24/19

May 20

APTA Mobility Conference (formerly Bus & Paratransit Conference)

APTA Mobility Conference, 5/19-22, Louisville, KY

5/8/19

5/14/19

June 3

APTA Mobility Conference wrap-up

 

5/23/19

5/29/19

June 24

APTA Rail Conference, 6/23-26, Toronto

APTA Rail Conference, 6/23-26, Toronto

6/12/19

6/18/19

July 8

APTA Rail Conference wrap-up

Transit Board Member & Board Administrator Seminar

6/28/19

7/3/19

July 22

Focus on Alternate Fuels and Sustainability — This issue will focus on the latest technologies and strategies associated with developing and deploying alternate fuels for buses and trains and how such practices can contribute to a more environmentally sustainable public transit industry.

APTA Sustainability & Multi-Modal Workshop

7/12/19

7/17/19

August 5

Focus on Procurement Practices — This issue will focus on current procurement practices in the public transit industry. Procurement is a critical factor for an agency’s bottom line. In this issue, we will feature insights about industry suppliers, government rules and recordkeeping, and practical advice from transit leaders.

 

7/26/19

7/31/19

August 19

Hot Companies*

 

8/9/19

8/14/19

September 2

Transform Meeting (formerly APTA Annual Meeting) Preview

 

8/23/19

8/28/19

September 16

Technology

APTAtech: Transportation Technology Conference, 9/15-9/18, Columbus, OH

9/6/19

9/11/19

September 30

Focus on Cybersecurity — This issue will focus on cybersecurity in public transportation. From technologies to risk-management strategies, this issue will highlight some of the latest approaches public transit agencies and businesses are taking to address emerging cyber challenges and vulnerabilities.

 

9/20/19

9/25/19

October 14

Transform Meeting (formerly APTA Annual Meeting) 

 Transform Meeting, 10/13-16, New York City

10/2/19

10/8/19

October 28

Transform Meeting wrap-up

 

10/18/19

10/23/19

November 11

CEO Profile

 

11/1/19

11/6/19

November 25

Hot Companies*

 

11/15/19

11/20/19

December 9

Focus on Healthcare Connections — The issue will focus on the technologies, strategies and partnerships public transit agencies are developing to improve the health and wellbeing of their communities. For people who rely on public transit, safe and efficient access to medical facilities is critical. This issue looks at how transportation, healthcare, and equipment providers are coordinating to improve mobility and expand access to opportunity.

 

11/27/19

12/4/19

December 23

Focus on Maintenance — The issue will focus on maintenance trends and safety initiatives for rail cars and buses, and the use of drones and infrared cameras mounted on trains. 

 

12/13/19

12/18/19

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