RideScout Register at Cvent for EXPO 2015
EXPO 2015 logo; Tampa, Fla., May 31-June 5

Communications

Communications Improving Service Delivery Ridesharing Harnessing New Technology Developing Better Outcomes The Changing Role of Community Transportation Tribal Transit
  • Let's Go To The Video Tape
    Wednesday, June 3, 9:00-10:30 a.m.
    Presentations: Video on a Shoestring Budget
    Vertical Video Syndrome - A PSA
    It's a visual world out there. Learn how to produce professional, low-cost videos that will attract an audience and change your system's image. Thanks to cost-effective technology and software, smaller transit operations can now take advantage of the power of videos to communicate important messages.
    Moderator: Scott Bogren, CTAA, Washington, D.C.
    Speakers: Bob Lasher, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, Sarasota, Fla.; Elaine Wells, Ride Connection, Portland, Ore.
    Room: Tampa Convention Center, Room 20

  • Apps, Apps, and More Apps: Making Them Work for You
    Wednesday, June 3, 3:15-4:45 p.m.
    Presentation: Enabling Better Mobility Through Innovations For Mobile Devices
    Learn about the impact of smartphone apps and social media on service delivery and how to develop one for your system. Hear from the developers of the Travel Assistance Device (TAD) app, designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities to help them use fixed-route transit instead of more costly paratransit; and the OneBusAway app, which gives real-time arrival information to riders on their smartphones.
    Speakers: Shannon Haney, HART, Tampa, Fla.; Sean Barbeau, CUTR, Tampa, Fla.; Mark Sheppard, HART, Tampa, Fla.
    Room: Tampa Convention Center, Room 22