Oregon Public Transportation Conference Proposals Due 8/1 + Award Nominations Due 9/24

Oregon Public Transportation Conference
 October 19-21, 2021
A Virtual Event!

We are now accepting presentation proposals for the Oregon Public Transportation Conference October 19-21

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2021

Submit Proposal Online

Maybe you don’t want to be a presenter but you have an idea for a much-needed training you would like to see at the Conference? Please send your idea to Jaimie Baldwin at ODOT ([email protected]) or Kelly Ross at OTA ([email protected]).

Submission Guidelines:

  • Submitting a proposal does not guarantee that your presentation will be selected. The OPTC Planning Committee reserves the right to make final presentation selections and edit abstracts.
  • Speakers will be chosen based upon quality, timeliness of content, value of content, and relevance to the needs of Oregon Public Transportation Providers.
  • The conference audience includes: management and other staff of rural transit agencies and human service transportation providers, tribal transit managers, planners, state transportation and human service agency staff, consultants, intercity bus operators, and others with an interest in public transportation.
  • Particular interest areas will include: rural public, tribal, post-pandemic challenges for transit, regional and intercity, public transportation technology, mobility management and non-emergency medical transportation.

Questions: Contact Jaimie Baldwin, Training Program Coordinator, at [email protected] or call/text 503.383.6733.

Oregon Public Transportation Awards NominationsDue 9/24/21

The Oregon Public Transportation Awards are intended to recognize those individuals and agencies that have made significant contributions to public transportation in Oregon. Please consider nominating an outstanding employee, manager, board member, business member or innovative program.  Click on each award category below to be taken to an online nomination form. 

Awards will be presented during the virtual Oregon Public Transportation Conference October 19-21.

2021 Oregon Public Transportation Awards   

Oregon Public Transportation Board Member Award

Oregon Public Transportation Business Member Award 

Outstanding Public Transportation Employee Award

Public Transportation System Innovation Award

Local Distinguished Service Award

Outstanding Public Transportation Manager Award

Public Transportation Hero Award