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An investment in public transit is a commitment to mobility and quality of life for the people of New York State. Public transportation is also essential to economic recovery and growth, keeping riders and communities safe, and essential workers serving the public.

Join Your Public Transit Community!

The New York State Public Transit Conference and Expo is October 26 - 28, 2021 IN PERSON at the Albany Marriott. 

The New York Public Transit Association’s Conference is the largest gathering of public transportation managers and professionals in New York State. Transit professionals from across the state come to the conference each year to learn and preview the latest innovative products and services.

NYPTA’s partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), the Rural Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) has resulted in increased attendance of large and small operators, transit professionals and decision- makers at all levels of these organizations.

NYPTA's Conference & Expo COVID-19 Policy

Confirmation of COVID-19 Vaccination
All participants are asked to confirm their COVID-19 vaccination by confirming upon registration. If you have already registered, we will be in touch with you directly.

Masks Required for Unvaccinated Participants
All unvaccinated participants are required to wear masks. Speakers may remove their masks while speaking but will be required to remain at least 6’ from the audience and put the mask back on upon leaving the podium.

Physical Distancing
NYPTA encourages participants to practice physical distancing whenever possible. Meeting rooms will be set to prevent overcrowding. 

We encourage attendees to take any additional steps that will make them feel comfortable and safe. Such as limiting physical interactions by avoiding handshakes and hugs.

On-Site Registration
NYPTA strongly recommends advanced registration to make the process as smooth as possible for you and to avoid overcrowding in the registration area. 

Contactless badge pick-up will be available. 

Cleaning & Disinfecting
Hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the hotel. High-touch areas will be cleaned and sanitized regularly.

Food & Beverage
Best practices for safe food-handling will be followed at all food functions.  


To learn more about attending, exhibiting or sponsoring the 2021 NYPTA Fall Conference, click here!


The NYPTA Conference & Expo brings together more than 300 public transit professionals from small, rural and medium-sized transit agencies from across the state for two days of professional training, education and networking with their colleagues.

This conference provides YOU with the opportunity to showcase your company and improve your visibility to this exclusive audience.


8’ x 8’ Vendor Space (Approximate) - $1,275/$1,825*

    • One six-foot draped table with two chairs
    • Two complimentary exhibitor conference registrations which include complimentary Wednesday lunch and Thursday breakfast tickets
    • A list of preregistered and post registration attendees

*NYPTA non-member rate of $1,825 includes a 2021 NYPTA membership


Complement your company’s marketing plan by increasing your visibility as an official conference sponsor!

Investing in sponsorship demonstrates your commitment to public transit in New York State and to professional training and development for transit professionals. There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities to fit any budget and to increase your exposure to this active targeted audience.

In addition to making this vital educational opportunity for public transit personnel possible, all supporters are identified on promotional emails prior to the event and acknowledged in all registration materials and through additional recognition relating to your sponsorship package of choice.



Wednesday's Opening Session

Conference Tote Bags

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Wednesday Transit Industry Luncheon

Wednesday Coffee Station 

Wednesday Continental Breakfast in the Expo

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Wednesday Expo Hall Reception

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Thursday Coffee Station


Thursday Transit Industry Breakfast 

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General Sponsors

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New Yorkers for Better Public Transit is a coalition of people from all corners of the state, representing a variety of interests. While the coalition remains the same, the message has pivoted to emphasize the importance of the transit industry to economic recovery. Learn more about the coalition and join in the 2021 campaign. #TransitMovesTheEconomy.

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Do your part. Ride responsibly. 

The public transit industry is committed to safe public transportation in every community in New York State.  As transit agencies work hard to enforce customer use of masks, NYPTA created the following print and social media pieces to be used in industry virtual and printed material. Thank you for providing safe public transportation in your communities throughout New York State. 

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View and download all NYPTA COVID-19 Resources by following this link.

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& Policy

NYPTA and its members actively support the advancement of public transportation through advocacy for investment in public transportation and promotion of legislation and policies that foster growth in accessibility.

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& Training

The Transit Training Institute is the first state-wide, not-for-profit, public transit training program in New York. Our program contains timely webinars, regional training opportunities, and a digital library of training materials, designed for transit managers, maintenance personnel, drivers, HR managers, IT staff, and other transit professionals.

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