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From: Beecher Hudson, President

Subject: New Kentucky Public Transit Website

I want to encourage each member to send information to Shirley Cummins or Pam Shepherd that you would like to go on the website. Please realize that the website will only be as good as we make it. We need you to send us your agency website or company website so that we can enter it on to our website.

Together we can make this one of the best association websites in the country.


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Pam Shepherd announced the 2017 KPTA/KYTC Conference EXPO will be held August 13-18, 2017 in Lexington, KY at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Convention Center. 

 Download the Conference Registration Form

Download PDF Tentative Schedule of events Here!


All Systems Go! ...... Building Infrastructure

A block of rooms has been reserved for the KPTA Conference

until July 23, 2017 ( $129 per night)

Phone: (859) 253-1234

HyattAddress: 401 W High St, Lexington, KY 40507

Hyatt Regency Lexington
4-star hotel

Nominate your Volunteer, Driver or Dispatcher for



Kentucky Public Transit Association Conference

August 13-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Convention Center

2017 KPTA/KYTC Conference Flyer

2017 KPTA Roadeo Guide

2017 KPTA Golf Registration Form


Registrations for the Conference.
Download Forms HERE:

Conference Attendee Registration Form

Roadeo Judges Registration Form

Roadeo Driver Entry Form
Download Vendor Flyer and Registration Form

Bring your company information for the resource table, including sample policies…..

Your gift basket…..Value $50 or more! and

Give-away items for the conference bags….


Download PDF Tentative Schedule of events Here!


 Vendors who have registered for the EXPO follows:

Mid-South Bus Center, Inc. – Thursday Lunch Sponsor

Rosco, Inc. TESCO SEON
Gerflor  ACC Climate Control TSI Video


BAE Systems Ecolane



Transdev Services, Inc.

  Freedman Seating  

Pam Shepherd is the conference chair and her contact information is below. 

Vendors who wish to participate need to contact Pam Shepherd: 

Federated Transportation Services of the Bluegrass, Inc.

2308 Frankfort Ct., Lexington, KY  40510

859-233-0066 Phone

859-351-8655 Cell

859-233-1668 Fax

At A Glance -PLANNED ACTIVITIES August 14 - 18

VMMI - Vehicle Maintenance

® VMMI Training - August 13, 14 & 15

Management & Inspection

® Roadeo - August 14

® Golf Tournament - August 15

® Golf & Roadeo Awards Dinner - August 15

® KPTA & KYTC Awards Dinner - August 16

® Prizes throughout the Conference

µ Big Night Out - August 17

We have added Certified Vehicle Maintenance Training to the conference schedule for August 13-15. 

The class will last two and half days.  In the afternoon on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Braun will be also doing a maintenance lift training class.   

These will be great classes for anyone involved with your vehicle maintenance or just knowledge for your employees.   

You do not have to attend the VMMI training to attend the Braun lift training.  They are two separate trainings.


The KPTA/KYTC 2016 Training Mini-Conference was held Wednesday, August 17 through Friday, August 19 at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, Lexington, Kentucky.

Training was provided by Ms. Vickie Bourne and Staff for Kentucky Transit Agencies.  Other training was provided by Mr. Rich Garrity on ADA and other vital training for transit agencies, along with guest speakers, Ms. Juva Barber from KBT and Mr. Asa Swan, Chief of Staff, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 

  KPTA is now celebrating 35 years of service and with this new milestone, the Executive Board of Directors was recognized.  Ms. Vickie Bourne presented each with a plaque.  In the above photo, left to right, Shirley Cummins (Vice President), Beecher Hudson (President, Dan Lanham (Exec Board), Pam Shepherd (Secretary/Treasurer) and Oliver H. Barber (Governmental Affairs Director).


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Transit Spotlights

KPTA recognizes Transit Spotlights:

Bluegrass Community Action Partnership (BUS)

Louisville-WHEELS Transportation



TARC of Louisville

hopkinsville transit bus banner Hopkinsville Public Transit




  Fulton County Transit Authority 

Fulton County Transit


Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky


Rural Transit Enterprises Coordinated, Inc. (RTEC)

FTSB at HomeFederated Transportation Service of the Bluegrass (FTSB)


GRITS Transportation



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