2019 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop & Transit Safety and Operations Summit
Moderator: Stephen Berry, CUTR
Presenters: Stephen Berry and Dean Kirkland, CUTR; Bobby Westbrook and Ashley Porter, FDOT; Angela Bradley and Lamar Hobbs, Bay County Trolley; and Jim Egbert, MCAT
Florida continues to be a hot bed for hurricane activity. In 2018, Hurricane Michael made record landfall in Florida’s panhandle and had devastating effects on transportation. Join us for first-hand testimonials from impacted transit agencies and learn from those engaged in the response and recovery efforts. Hear from FDOT, Bay County Trolley, and CUTR staff as they share transit essential emergency management lessons learned from the event. This session will also include a special presentation from Manatee County Area Transit on an innovative approach and partnership with the local emergency management department to aid in transit rapid response.