SURTC Staff to Participate in National Rural Transit Conference

Small Urban & Rural Transit Center staff will be busy during the 19th National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation being held October 24-27, 2010 in Burlington, Vermont.

Dr. Jill Hough, Director of the Small Urban & Rural Transit Center, is serving as chair of the conference that covers planning and design; policy, funding and finance; rural transportation in today's operating environment; technology; and special issues.

Jeremy Mattson will present a paper on the mobility of older adults and people with disabilities in North Dakota.  Del Peterson will moderate a session on commuter programs and present a paper on transit and residential choice.  David Ripplinger will present papers on technology use by rural transit agencies and uses of Rural National Transit Database (Rural NTD) data as well as moderate the session on Rural NTD.

For more information check out the conference's full program.

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SURTC is a part of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at North Dakota State University