Transportation Conference

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Ability360 Center 2016 Transportation Conference

Location:
Ability360 Center
5025 East Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034

Host Agencies:
Ability360, Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC), Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), and Valley Metro

Date:        
Saturday, March 26, 2016

Time:                        
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Audience: Conference is FREE to the general public, including consumers, families and professionals seeking mobility solutions, information on available public transit services, and other transportation options within the community.

Transportation

Conference Description:          
Conference will offer educational and exhibiting opportunities for transportation related agencies and/or businesses for 200 attendees.

Registration:                     https://ability360transportationconference.eventbrite.com

For questions, as well as sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities please contact David Carey at (602) 443-0723 or email davidc@ability360.org.  Thanks.


Sessions will Include: 

9:00am                 Registration

 

10:00am               Welcome

 

10:15am  

Access for the Journey: The ADA’s Impacts on an Evolving Transporta­tion Landscape

 

11:15am               Breakout sessions

Session 1: Phoenix Transportation Commission Update

Session II: Beyond the Bus: Alternative Services for Times When Conventional Public Transit is not an Option

Session III: Non-Profit Volunteer Drivers Programs

 

12:15pm         Lunch (provided)

 

12:45pm         Accessible Transportation – Viewpoints from the Street

 

2:00pm           Breakout Sessions

Session 1: Accessibility in the Built Environment

Session II: Valley Metro 101

Session III: Advocating for Change

Session IV: Get out of Town
3:15pm           Listening Session and Ice Cream Social