Advocacy Day: March 11, 2014
JW Marriott Hotel
8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
NAPTA Advocacy Day will be a great opportunity for transit advocates to share strategies and promote their message on Capitol Hill. NAPTA Local Coalition Members are urged to attend.
8 am - 10:30 am, Salon III & IV
Start the day with breakfast and hearing from the lineup of
Congressional Speakers at the APTA Legislative Conference
Speakers include: Rep. Bill Shuster (PA), Rep. Blumenauer (OR) and others
11 am - 1 pm, Salon I
NAPTA Meeting: Marnie Primmer, Chair
Lunch on your own
1 pm - 5:30 pm
Afternoon Meetings on Capitol Hill
Please schedule with your Senators and Representatives in advance
Capitol Hill Event (TBD)
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Rayburn Building
Registration for Advocacy Day is completely free, but you must register. Complimentary registration includes breakfast at the APTA Legislative Conference in Salon III and IV, the NAPTA Meeting in Salon I, and the evening reception in the Rayburn Building.
What is NAPTA?
NAPTA (National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates) is a national organization representing grassroots transit coalitions, grassroots transit rider organizations and advocates that support increasing investment in public transportation.
- To create a diverse, committed, and visible national alliance of local public transit coalitions.
- To generate a heightened level of advocacy through constituent visits, calls, e-mails, and letters at necessary and appropriate times in the congressional decision-making process.
- To link local transit coalitions with new advocacy tools and resources.