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September 2020

2020 MPTA VIRTUAL STATE CONFERENCE AND EXPO

September 9, 2020 - September 10, 2020
Virtual,
United States
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The 2020 Missouri Public Transit Conference is right around the corner on September 9-10, 2020. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to help shape policy, develop networks, and collaborate to share knowledge and create new ideas for transit in Missouri especially in light of the challenging times with COVID-19.   The Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA) was established in 1980 to provide a unified voice for public and specialized transportation providers in Missouri and to work toward elevating the status of…

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October 2020

MPTA Education Series Presents: Communicating Effectively with Employees During COVID 19

October 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual,
United States
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The pandemic is creating challenging times in transit agencies across the country, however, it is imperative to keep communication channels open with employees at all times. Hear from Chief External Affairs Officer Cindy Baker and Vice President of People Development Susan Miller with KCATA on communication strategies being employed to ensure success inside and outside their organization. Registration is required - Register here. Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Time: 11:00 am Location: Virtual

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MPTA Vendor Showcase Event on Cleaning Products to Combat COVID-19

October 27, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Virtual,
United States
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The Missouri Public Transit Association will be hosting a Vendor “Speed Dating” event on Cleaning Products to Combat COVID-19 on  October 27 at 11:30 a.m. central time. This panel will be similar to the vendor networking event hosted as a part of the 2020 Missouri Public Transit Conference. Each vendor will receive 7-10 minutes depending on number participating to talk about your products and answer questions.   Any vendor interested in participating can contact kcella@mopublictransit.org.  Active MPTA vendor members will be given priority.  If…

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November 2020

MPTA Education Series Presents: Wellness at the Worksite During COVID

November 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Virtual,
United States
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Don't miss the next MPTA Education Series presents Wellness at the Worksite During COVID-19 presented by Bi-State Development’s Lindsay Loftus on November 19, 2020 at 9 a.m.  Registration is required, so reserve your spot today by clicking here. Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Time: 9:00 am Location: Virtual RSVP: HERE

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January 2021

MPTA Vendor Showcase Event: COVID-19 Resources for Transit Providers

January 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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The Missouri Public Transit Association will be hosting a Vendor “Speed Dating” event onCOVID-19 Resources for Transit Providers on January 21, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. central time.  This month’s event features presentations from the following: American Seating - Steve Kratzer,Regional Sales Manager, Midwest  Region Kratzer has spent five years with American Seating , with 26 years of innovative sales and marketing with an extensive background in the manufacturing of transit buses and components for the transportation industry and can be…

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February 2021

MPTA Vendor Spotlight Event: Electric Transit Vehicle Showcase

February 24 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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The Missouri Public Transit Association will be hosting a Vendor Spotlight event on Electric Transit Vehicles on February 24, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. central time. This panel will be similar to the vendor networking event hosted as a part of the 2020 Missouri Public Transit Conference. Each vendor will receive 7-10 minutes depending on number participating to talk about their products and answer questions. John Hatch, Regional Sales Manager with BYD, will showcase the BYD battery-electric transit buses ranging from…

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March 2021

MO Transit Managers’ Round Table on Accident Investigations and Policy Development

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join MPTA for its first Round Table Discussion on March 11 on Transit Accident Investigation and Policy Development.   This will be a hands-on discussion among transit managers/operations personnel and industry experts to share ideas, policies, and opportunities for improvement with regards to an accident or incident involving a Missouri transit provider. The first Round Table will spotlight an incident involving City Utilities of Springfield. Round Table Outline: Review accident video. Peer observations or questions. Review specific video. Review agency policies.…

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April 2021

MPTA Round Table for Transit Operations Personnel

April 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual,
United States
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Join MPTA for a Round Table Discussion on April 8 at 11:30 a.m. on Transit Security Program Evaluation.   This will be a hands-on discussion among transit managers/operations personnel/security and industry experts to share ideas, policies, and opportunities for improvement with regards to Missouri transit provider security programs and protocols. This Round Table will spotlight the Metro Transit Program in St. Louis. Round Table Outline: Review of Security Program Peer observations, questions, and discussion Agency discussion of handling. Don’t miss this…

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June 2021

Making Sure Your Security Personnel are in the Know – Missouri Intelligence Liaison Officer Program

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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The Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC) provides a public safety partnership consisting of local, state and federal agencies, as well as the public sector and private entities that will collect, evaluate, analyze, and disseminate information and intelligence to the agencies tasked with Homeland Security responsibilities in a timely, effective and secure manner. Learn about how Intelligence Liaison Officers work with MIAC to help identify potential terrorism situations, disseminate information and serve as a point of contact within a transit agency.…

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MPTA Education Series Presents: Human Trafficking and Transit in Missouri

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom
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MPTA will host a conversation with Executive Director Sherrita Allen, MA, LPC and Administrator of Community Based Services Jessica Wilkins, LMSW with The Covering House.  The Covering House provides refuge and restoration, using the least restrictive environment, for sexually exploited and trafficked children and teens. They will be discussing the impact of human trafficking in Missouri and the role that transit plays.   Please join us for this very important conversation. Time: 11 a.m.Date: June 23, 2021 Location: Zoom Registration is Required

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