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Published: 06/04/2013
CONTACT(s):
Scott Bogren, Community Transportation Association, scottbogren@gmail.com

Public Transportation Expo brings 1000 attendees to Albuquerque

Lt. General Russell Honore headlines as keynote speaker
Albuquerque, NM – The Community Transportation Expo is an event by the Community Transportation Association that joins colleagues from around the nation in a setting dedicated to fresh ideas, innovative products and services, networking and learning. The Expo is expected to produce more than 2,400 hotel room nights and generate nearly $1.4 million in direct spending in Albuquerque.
 
This powerful conference will feature Lt. General Russell Honore as the keynote speaker on Wednesday, June 5th. Lt. General Honore is best known for his dynamic role leading the Defense Department’s response teams to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
 
The event will begin on Sunday with the Roadeo, an exciting event celebrating the value of rural and community transit operators, drawing drivers from around the country. The drivers will compete for top scores on courses that test skills on every level of the drivers’ abilities in the parking lot of The Pit, followed by an awards banquet at the Hyatt.
 
Expo 2013 will have several elements including the National Community Transportation Roadeo, one, two or three day intensive training sessions, the Community Transportation Trade Fair, professional development series on vital mobility issues, and dynamic general sessions.
 
What:   The Annual Community Transportation Expo 2013
 
When:  Through Friday, June 7th
 
Where:  Albuquerque Convention Center
              401 2nd Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
 
Details:Additional details are available online here.


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