A standing-room-only crowd of more than 1,500 attendees helped kick-off APTA’s 2022 Rail Conference in San Diego, CA, at the June 6 Opening General Session—setting a new attendance record for the event. APTA President and CEO Paul P. Skoutelas and APTA Chair Jeffrey Nelson welcomed participating transit agencies, business members and more than 60 exhibitors, expressing gratitude for the enthusiastic response to the first in-person Rail Conference since 2019.

Talson Founder and President Robert S. Bright, pictured here with American Public Transit Association’s Vice Chair  Kevin J. Holzendorf