SAVE THE DATE
We have wrapped the Annual Meeting and APTA has added a number of new items to the website. On APTA’s webpage you can find a toolkit to reach out to veterans
in your community. And, don’t forget to participate in this year's calendar
. The theme is "It's All About the People" and the deadline has been extended to Nov. 5!
IN THE MEDIA
Every day, veterans are returning from Afghanistan and Iraq and finding new jobs and returning to daily life in America. Recently, one returning wounded military canine
found a second career. After working to keep service members safe on the front lines now he will be working to keep riders safe in DC.
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean
understands where the future is headed. If you want to be able to compete economically in the future, you have to find real public transit solutions today. He mentions that choosing not to act consciously puts the city at a disadvantage in the future.
failed to make history this week as she attempted to break the record for the quickest trip through the New York City subway system. She undertook the endeavor to bring attention to the need for more public transit funding from the state government.