Welcome to the 43rd Washington State Public Transportation Conference, Vendor Expo and State Roadeo hosted by the Washington State Transit Association and presented by Schetky Northwest.
The 2019 Conference will be held August 16 – 20 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in SeaTac, WA. Information about lodging and how to get to this conference are all on the Conference website along with other helpful information such as an Agenda At-A-Glance, session topics to be offered, State Roadeo and Vendor Expo registration.
New this year is how the Wall of Fame entries are submitted. Gone are the email days, as you will upload your information on an online entry form.
WSTA in partnership with our Host Agencies; King County Metro, Sound Transit and WSDOT, are working to focus on ensuring your success today and tomorrow with some dynamic sessions. Public transportation is truly linked together for success no matter your mode; transit, bike or walking.
While the program is not yet done, the Agenda-At-A-Glance is available as well as already submitted sessions. We are working with our partners to provide some amazing tours that will be all morning of Monday, August 19th and of course, live band entertainment for after the Wall of Fame Banquet.
Event Key Dates to remember:
State Roadeo - August 16 - 18
State Roadeo Banquet - August 18
WSTA 3rd Quarter Board Meeting - August 19
Conference - August 19 - 20
Vendor Expo - August 19 - 20
Wall of Fame Banquet - August 20
Additionally, you have an idea for a 60-90 session that you would like to present, please submit your idea by CLICKING HERE. Ideas will be considered in short order and you will be notified if it is selected.
Stay tuned to the website as we will be updating it throughout the weeks as speakers and sessions are formalized.
From all of us at WSTA we hope to see you in August!
Justin D. Leighton
Washington State Transit Association
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King County Metro (METRO) Routes:
Parking will be limited however those staying in the Room Block and attending the Conference will have a reduced WSTA Rate of $12 per day. See the LODGING page for details.