What happens when Rail~Volution lands in the Innovation Capital of the World? Find out this October when we bring our annual four-day meeting back to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Join Rail~Volution as we explore the region’s wide range of transportation alternatives and transformative transit projects:
The new 43-mile Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit District (SMART) light rail line, set to open in 2016 in the North Bay
Muni Metro’s Central Subway, under construction in San Francisco
Major extensions of BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) underway in two locales
The stunning Transbay Transit Center – billed as the Grand Central Station of the West – rising in the heart of San Francisco
Join thought leaders and innovators at our conference venue situated in the transit-rich Embarcadero neighborhood, overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Connect with over 1,400 professionals who share a dedication to livable communities and transit throughout the week: at the Welcome Reception in Oakland’s historic Fox Theater; in 22 Mobile Workshops on both sides of the bay; and during more than 75 thought- and discussion-provoking workshops and events. With a focus on real-world solutions, inclusion and diversity, and innovative partnerships, the 2016 Rail~Volution conference will give you the tools you need to transform your community. Let’s Get Moving. Together.
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.
The cost of registration is $545 to attend.
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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