Sponsoring Organizations

Cooperating Organizations



Thank you for your support of the

20th National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation

Connecting Communities: Sharing Solutions

October 14-17, 2012

Little America Hotel

Salt Lake City, Utah


Registration is now closed for the 20th National Conference



21st National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation
Monterey, California
October 26-29, 2014.


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For information about the upcoming
2013 CalACT Spring Conference
May 13-17, 2013

Lake Tahoe, California

Please visit the CalACT website.



Plan now to attend this conference — held once every two years, it offers a valuable experience for rural transit and human service transit providers, tribal transit managers, planners,state agency staff, intercity bus operators, consultants, researchers and trainers — anyone who is interested in learning about the latest in best practice and current research in rural public and intercity bus transportation.

The conference includes multiple routes to offer learning opportunities throughout the conference for everyone: planning and design; policy, funding and finance; rural transportation in today's operating environment; technology and training solutions; and special topics in rural mobility.


Keynote Address


Providing Meaningful Mobility Connections:

Lessons Learned


John Inglish UTA CEO

John M. Inglish

Chief Executive Officer,

Utah Transit Authority

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John Inglish has worked in the transportation industry for more than 35 years, with a career including state, regional and local levels of government in Utah. Mr. Inglish served over ten years as General Manager for the Utah Transit Authority and, in 2010, was appointed Chief Executive Officer of UTA. He is internationally recognized for his transit expertise and his ability to make transit projects a reality. Under his leadership, UTA has garnered national and worldwide recognition for its transportation systems.


Welcome Exhibitors!

An Exhibitors Prospectus is available with all the details you'll need to know for participating in this exciting conference.

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The conference will be held at the Little America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. To learn more about the area, visit the Area Information page. Click here to place a hotel reservation online. We encourage you to book early to get your room in the conference hotel - there is no deposit required and cancellations can be made as late as 24 hours before the reservation if needed. For more information about the conference hotel, visit our hotel/travel page.



Sponsoring Organizations:

Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program, Utah Department of Transportation, and Utah Urban Rural Specialized Transit Association.


Cooperating Organizations:

Transportation Research Board, American Public Transportation Association, American Bus Association, Community Transportation Association of America, AASHTO's Multi-State Technical Assistance Program (MTAP), Greyhound Lines, Trailways Transportation System

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