Making Transit Station Access Easier

American Public Transportation Association


Monday, June 12, 2017
10:15 a.m. - noon EDT

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Help your riders access transit stations with ease

With growing transit ridership and interest in multi-modal connectivity, increasing access to and from transit stations through first-last mile solutions, robust bicycle and pedestrian connections, and ADA compliance enhances the rider experience and increases ridership in an immediate time frame. Planning and funding for these projects can often have very high returns on investment that can pay for themselves in terms of increased fare revenues (and, therefore, lower operating subsidies), and can even be integrated into MPO long range planning processes. Hear from our speakers as they discuss their experiences in improving transit station access.


Todd Lang, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Todd Lang Director of Transportation Planning Baltimore Metropolitan Council Baltimore, MD Todd Lang is the Director of Transportation Planning at the Baltimore Metropolitan Council which serves as staff to the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization representing the 2.6 million residents of the Baltimore Region. As Director, Mr. Lang oversees ... Read More

Michael Jelen

Confirmed Speaker

Mike Jelen is a Vice President of AECOM Technical Services, where he is transportation business unit leader in the DC Metro Region, and also surface transportation technical practice group leader for North America. Mike represents AECOM on the Steering Committee of the National Complete Streets Coalition, and on the Board ... Read More

Blanche Buergler

Confirmed Speaker

Transit Capital Program Manager, Division of Transportation, Arlington County, Virginia, Arlington, VA Read More

Ronald J. Kilcoyne

Confirmed Speaker

Chair, Urban Design Working Group; Co-Chair, Land Use & Economic Development Subcommittee; Chief Operating Officer, North County Transit District, Oceanside, CA Read More

Shyam Kannan

Confirmed Speaker

Co-Chair, Land Use & Economic Development Subcommittee; Managing Director, Office of Planning, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington, DC Read More

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