“I always like the inter-disciplinary approach. This conference is not just about rail as a means of transportation. It is about transportation, TOD, housing, health, equity, etc. This is most important to me as a policy maker!”
“I improved my knowledge bas and got to see and hear about great transit from across the country. Enjoyed and learned something at every session I attended!”
“Speakers demonstrated critical thinking, which was refreshing compared to other planning conferences where people emphasize their own successes and expertise over the challenges and tensions of planning process.”
“I came back to my community excited, empowered, motivated, a bit overwhelmed and tired…in a good way!”
Rail~Volution is four days of energizing events that connect citizen activists, developers, nonprofit and business leaders, planners, local elected officials, community and housing advocates, transportation system operators and government officials from around the country.
Share your insights and expand your network in more than 75+ workshops and 20+ mobile workshops focusing on fun, energizing exchanges and creative problem solving, grounded in best practices.
Registration price does not include mobile workshops.
At the Rail~Volution conference, you can increase your skills, knowledge and ability to effectively promote, plan and implement transit and development projects. Overwhelmingly, 95% of attendees surveyed agreed that their skills, capabilities and leadership grew as a result of the conference. Over 74% said Rail~Volution specifically helped them communicate more effectively about transit and planning issues with stakeholders. 1
At Rail~Volution you’ll connect to the people you need to know: You’ll be exposed to pioneers in the industry who are shaping the future of the livability movement, but you’ll also hear from the people who are making things happen today. More than half of attendees surveyed made connections to people that make a difference in their work.1
Whether an established expert or a new professional, attend Rail~Volution if you’re ready to grow professionally. Increase the quality of your work by broadening your knowledge and perspective..Engage your community with useful tools for advocates and elected officials. Expand your horizons by meeting new clients and practitioners and learning about different organizations. Energize your career by earning AICP certification maintenance credits. Shape the future with new contacts, skills, perspectives and resources.
Rail~Volution will give you the knowledge, direction and renewed passion for making places better by connecting people with transit.
1 Results from 2013 Wilder Research Evaluation
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