APTA Schedules New Webinars on COVID-19 Response

APTA continues to work on multiple fronts to keep the public transit industry informed during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including our new webinar series – Public Transit’s Response. Mark your calendar for these four upcoming events, and stay tuned for announcements featuring additional webinars in the series.

Managing Transit Funding and Financing during the Pandemic

May 7, 3-4 pm ET

Register for May 7th Webinar

As transit agencies respond to health and community demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing funding and finance requirements will remain ever-critical. Our interactive panel discussion will offer insights and ideas from the perspective of CFOs, real-estate managers, regional planning leaders, state DOTs, and financial market analysts.

Opening Remarks:

  • Paul P. Skoutelas, President and CEO, APTA, Washington, DC


  • Jennifer Mitchell, Director, Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, Richmond, VA

  • Lynn Peterson, President, Metro Council, Portland, OR

  • Sharon Greene, Chair, APTA Innovative Funding, Finance and P3 Committee; Managing Principal, InfraStrategies, Irvine, CA

  • Heather McKillop, Vice Chair, APTA Innovative Funding, Finance and P3 Committee; CFO and Assistant General Manager, Finance and Administration, Regional Transportation District, Denver, CO

  • Charles Di Maggio, Chair, APTA Business Member Business Development Committee; Chief Executive Officer, Greystone Management Solutions, New York, NY

Workforce Challenges During and Post-COVID-19

May 21, 3-4 pm ET

Register for May 21st Webinar

The impact on transit’s workforce during and post-COVID-19 remains a top priority for public transportation agencies and organizations during this unprecedented time. As organizations are facing service reductions, decreased ridership and supply chain dependences, this webinar will highlight how industry leaders are addressing their own workforce challenges through practices and lessons learned, particularly how to plan for future staffing and resources to be as adaptive and resilient as possible.

Restoring and Reimagining Transit Service in a Pandemic-Transformed World

June 4, 3-4 pm ET

Register for June 4th Webinar

Public transportation agencies have played a critical role during the COVID-19 pandemic response, and they continue to do so as we navigate the road to economic and social recovery throughout our nation. This webinar will highlight how transit agencies are developing their recovery plans for service restoration and how they are reimagining service to keep Americans moving while ensuring the health and safety of riders and operators.