From: Beecher Hudson, President
Subject: New Kentucky Public Transit Website
I want to encourage each member to send information to
Shirley Cummins or
Shepherd that you would like to go on the website. Please realize that the
website will only be as good as we make it. We need you to send us your agency
website or company website so that we can enter it on to our website.
Together we can make this one of the best association websites in the
KENTUCKY PUBLIC TRANSIT ASSOCIATION
Pam Shepherd announced the 2017 KPTA/KYTC Conference EXPO will be
August 13-18, 2017 in Lexington, KY at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and
the Conference Registration Form
Tentative Schedule of events
All Systems Go! ...... Building
A block of rooms has been reserved for
the KPTA Conference
until July 23, 2017 ( $129 per night)
401 W High St, Lexington, KY 40507
Vendors who have
registered for the EXPO follows:
Associates & KACO (Roadeo Sponsor)
Diesel Engines (Tuesday Opening Reception Sponsor)
American Bus & Braun (Tuesday
Hospitality Room Sponsor)
Center, Inc. (Thursday Lunch Sponsor
LLC – Expo Sponsor
Route Match - Expo Sponsor
Rosco mirrors add value and
safety to trucks, buses, vans, specialty vehicles, military
vehicles, industrial equipment, and other commercial vehicles.
Our state of art facilities enhance your purchasing
experience, whether it be our on-site parts warehouse, our
in-house graphics department, or our knowledgeable service
mobile security solution and financial bottom line by taking a
pro-active approach to passenger and operator safety with
on-board video surveillance technology from Seon.
Since its inception, the goal of TSI
has been to offer high-quality, reliable and fully scalable
video surveillance and ITS solutions.
ACC CLimate Control
offer custom engineered and design capabilities for mobile
climate control systems, servicing customers on a nationwide
Conscious of the latest
trends. TARABUS offers the largest range of products on the
market. Available in 12 designs and 56 colours, its range adapts
to all environments desired.
Altro Transflor Meta also benefits from Altro Easyclean
Technology for improved cleanliness, reduced pick-up and
enhanced color retention
Cyber threats have changed and the
solutions need to change too. The sophisticated techniques BAE
Systems uses to protect government and military assets are
helping to defend businesses around the world.
develops transit software that meet the demands of
service-oriented industries like community transportation and
fully automatic rear-facing
wheelchair securement station that allows wheelchair and scooter
passengers to self-secure.
Kentuckians for Better Transportation
educates and advocates for all modes of
transportation to promote a safe, sustainable transportation
network that brings economic growth and improved quality of life
to all Kentucky communities.
Urban and intercity public transit is
the Transdev Group's core business and the cornerstone of its
expertise. It covers the whole range of mobility solutions.
With thousands of authorized dealers and
service centers around the globe, you’re never far from a
seating related products
for many different applications.
Our digital video recorders will work with most mobile
video surveillance cameras.
Medpro takes a preemptive approach to service meaning that
whenever possible we implement preemptive measures to keep the
patient transport equipment that we service in as best condition
We separate ourselves from our competitors by offering an
exceptional selection of used buses for sale, church buses,
activity buses, daycare buses, hotel buses and vans…in all, a
huge variety of transportation options to satisfy any business
Superior Van & Mobility
New and pre-owned wheelchair
SUVs in numerous makes and models, but are most proud to be a
retailer for BraunAbility
Mobility International (VMI);
two of the largest accessible vehicle conversion companies in
Apollo Video Technology
Transit agencies across North America rely
upon Apollo Video Technology to provide a comprehensive solution
for on-board video surveillance.
The value leader in complete transit systems. Greater
public transportation software solutions. Scalable GPS
Technology, exceptional value.
Gillig, LLC – Expo
Providing the most effective long-term solution for our
customers' specific conditions demands a comprehensive
approach. It begins with a detailed focus on the individual
requirements, and culminates in a steadfast partnership for the
life of the bus.
Novelties, advertising & screen
printing, Embroidery and promotional products
Kentucky Association of Counties
Formed in 1978 as the Commonwealth's first Governmental
Association Workers Compensation Fund, the KACo Workers
Compensation Fund has been providing competitive workers
compensation coverage for county governments and political
Allison & Associates
From fun items to the traditional, you can easily search for
some of the hottest items on the market, and we are here for you
24 hours a day - 7 days a week.
Route Match Software
Dispatching & scheduling software!
American Bus & Sales
recently received Gold Level dealer status and was named the
nations Regional Dealer of the Year! In addition, several
members of the American staff received individual honors for
excellence in their jobs.
American Bus & Accessories
Rees Office Products
Office furniture &
supplies, shipping services, dedicated to providing each of our
clients with the finest quality and largest selection of office
supplies & furniture.
ROHRER BUS SALES
Rohrer Bus is a full-service bus sales company offering
a wide selection of new and pre-owned buses and vans.
ROHRER BUS SALES
is the world leader in wheelchair vans, wheelchair SUVs &
wheelchair lifts. Largest selection and best financing options
in the industry.
Pam Shepherd is the conference chair and
her contact information is below.
Vendors who wish to participate need to contact Pam Shepherd:
Federated Transportation Services of the Bluegrass, Inc.
2308 Frankfort Ct., Lexington, KY 40510
At A Glance -PLANNED ACTIVITIES August 14 - 18
VMMI Training - August 13, 14 & 15
Maintenance Management & Inspection
Roadeo - August 14
Golf Tournament - August 15
Tuesday or pre-registered Outing
Golf & Roadeo Awards Dinner - August 15
KPTA & KYTC Awards Dinner - August 16
Prizes throughout the Conference
Big Night Out - August 17
We have added Certified Vehicle Maintenance
Training to the conference schedule for August 13-15.
The class will last two and half days.
In the afternoon on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Braun will be also doing a
maintenance lift training class.
These will be great classes for anyone
involved with your vehicle maintenance or just knowledge for your
You do not have to attend the VMMI training
to attend the Braun lift training. They are two separate
The KPTA/KYTC 2016 Training Mini-Conference
was held Wednesday, August 17 through Friday, August 19
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, Lexington, Kentucky.
Training was provided by Ms. Vickie Bourne and
Staff for Kentucky Transit Agencies.
Other training was provided by
Mr. Rich Garrity on ADA and other vital training for transit
agencies, along with guest speakers, Ms. Juva Barber from KBT and Mr.
Asa Swan, Chief of Staff, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
KPTA is now celebrating 35 years of service and with this new
milestone, the Executive Board of Directors was recognized. Ms.
Vickie Bourne presented each with a plaque. In the above photo,
left to right, Shirley Cummins (Vice President), Beecher Hudson
(President), Dan Lanham (Exec Board), Pam Shepherd (Secretary/Treasurer)
and Oliver H. Barber (Governmental Affairs Director).
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KPTA recognizes Transit Spotlights:
Bluegrass Community Action Partnership (BUS)
TARC of Louisville
Hopkinsville Public Transit
Fulton County Transit
Transit Authority of Northern
Transit Enterprises Coordinated, Inc. (RTEC)
Transportation Service of the Bluegrass (FTSB)
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