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21st National Conference on Rural Public and
Intercity Bus Transportation

Monterey Plaza Hotel
Monterey, California

October 26-29, 2014


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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.


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Andrew Evans




Welcome Vendor Sponsors!

Thank you to our conference vendor sponsors:


EXPO Reception Mobilitat Software
Awards Luncheons Isaacs & Associaties and Greyhound Lines, Inc.
Breakfast Buffets American Bus Association and National Bus Traffic Association
Portfolios & Conference Bags First Transit
Conference Lanyards RouteMatch Software
Conference Program & Signs Moore & Associates
Conference Break BraunAbility
Conference Break Q'Straint/Sure-Lok
Opening Reception Drink Sponsors RouteMatch Software, A-Z Bus Sales and TransTrack Systems
Local Transportation MV Transportation



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The conference will be held at the Monterey Plaza Hotel on Cannery Row in Monterey, California. To learn more about the area, visit the Area Information page. The block for the Monterey Plaza Hotel has filled, but three additional hotels very near by are available. For more information about the hotels and making your reservation, visit our hotel/travel page.


Sponsoring Organizations:

Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program, CalACT and Monterey-Salinas Transit.


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.



Big Sur Beach by Tom Hicks PhotographyMonterey WharfCannery Row

Photos courtesy of Tom Hicks