Sustainability in Action

American Public Transportation Association


Wednesday, May 10, 2017
9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. CDT

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Learn how sustainability initiatives provide value to your agency

Sustainable practices offer agencies the opportunity to responsibly manage their assets and reduce expenses while maintaining levels of service and improving their standing as good community and environmental stewards. Hear from these panelists as they discuss strategies to increase efficiencies, adopt environmentally-responsible practices, and designing for rider and operator wellbeing.


Rachel J. Bannon-Godf

LEED AP BD+C, Assoc AIA, B Corp Ambassador, Director of Sustainability, RNL Design, Denver, CO Read More

Alison Buck

Environmental Programs Manager, VIA Metropolitan Transit, San Antonio, TX Read More

J. Barry Barker

Member, APTA Board of Directors; Chair, Legislative Committee; Chair, Sustainability Committee; Executive Director, Transit Authority of River City (TARC), Louisville, KY Read More

Cole Peiffer, AICP

Cole Peiffer, AICP, has worked on a myriad of transportation projects throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada during his career. In his current capacity as a Planner at the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC), Cole has worked on numerous projects including the first agency wide RTC Sustainability Plan ... Read More

James Hunter

Chair, Board of Directors, Golden Empire Transit District, Bakersfield, CA Read More

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