September 23-25, 2019 | Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

Transit and Paratransit Offerings

BusCon offers dedicated educational content catering to the public transit and paratransit industries, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall featuring the latest in transit and paratransit vehicles, shuttle buses and technology and equipment - find everything you need to run an efficient operation!

See these exhibitors: 

Alexander Dennis, ARBOC, BYD, Complete Coach Works, Elkhart Coach, Glaval, MCI, New Flyer, New England Wheels, Starcraft Bus, Vicinity Bus, and many more!

Attend these targeted sessions for transit and paratransit professionals:

Last updated: April 23, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wabash West Foyer

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Wabash West Foyer

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

BusCon Full Conference, Supplier or Transit Maintenance Forum Badge required for entry. Exhibits Only passholders may purchase a separate ticket at registration.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wabash West Foyer

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

All public transit operators are looking at ways to reinvent services. This session will discuss ways that can be effective, including route optimization, app-based on-demand services, microtransit, and more.

Presenters: Lawrence Moore, King County Metro; Dan Walker, Hopelink; Gary Blazinsky and Jodi Glock from Hartford Transit LINK


Room 122

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

As we brace for the future of electric buses, this session will focus on the latest considerations for the private and public sectors when turning to electric, including: innovations in bus charging solutions available; energy management; and ways to reduce administrative overheads and increasing efficiency.

Presenters: Mark Kerstens, ChargePoint


Room 123

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Wabash West Foyer

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Considering a move to an updated software system? Wondering how to use technology to get the most out of your bus operation? This session will discuss how transit resources are used and destination decisions are made in a data driven transit technology world.

Speaker: Mitch Skyer, Passio Technologies


Room 122

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

While there has been a great deal of publicity around autonomous mobility services, the requirements for a successful implementation of autonomous shuttle fleets in existing public transport systems remain largely unknown. This presentation will discuss how to plan and design new autonomous and driverless mobility services and integrate them into public transit networks with examples and lessons learned from real-world deployments.

Presenter: Warren Perry, Senior Director Business Development Best Mile; Jeff Peterson, First Transit


Room 123

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Wabash West Foyer

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Room 120/121

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Lunch 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm.


Exhibit Hall

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

BusCon Full Conference, Supplier or Transit Maintenance Forum Badge required for entry. Exhibits Only passholders may purchase a separate ticket at registration.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Wabash West Foyer

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

METRO Innovative Solutions Award, METRO Transit Maintenance Director of the Year Award, and PERC Propane Autogas Fleet Award to be presented.


Room 120/121

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

As fleets continue to experiment with sustainable solutions they are finding that one size may necessarily not fit all. This session will discuss alternative fuels as well as which are the best fit for small, medium, and large vehicles.

Presenter: PERC officials, NGVAmerica 


Room 122

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Wabash West Foyer

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Exhibit Hall




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