Transportation Conference

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Ability360 Center 2016 Transportation Conference

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

Saturday, March 26, 2016

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.


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


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

Sessions will Include: 

9:00am                 Registration


10:00am               Welcome



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