Regional Transportation Alliance
October 2019 BRT Opportunity Series
in concert with the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce and
the Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro

Thursday, October 24, 2019
10 am – 12 noon

Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Drive, Duke University, Durham

The RTA BRT Opportunity Series is a follow-up event to the June 2019 RTA Leadership Briefing and Tour to Virginia. The October 2019 event will include some of the speakers from the tour as well as new presentations that will showcase work from elsewhere that may inform potential opportunities for advancing bus rapid transit in and across our market.

Register online here
There is no charge to attend, but you must register in advance as space is limited.

Regional and local transit information
From Raleigh via GoTriangle DRX; from Chapel Hill via GoT 400/405 to GoDurham 6/6b or to Duke University C2/C4; Durham locally via Duke University bus routes C1, C2, CSW or GoDurham 6, 6b. Use the GoTriangle trip planner here.

Parking information
Parking is available for a fee ($2/hour) via the adjacent Nasher Museum lot; if full, use the Sarah Duke Gardens lot. You can download and use the Pay-by-phone app to expedite your parking.

Confirmed speakers

  • Ellen Reckhow, Durham County Commissioner and GoTriangle chair
  • Dr. Meredith Weiss, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Carrie Rose Pace, Greater Richmond (Va.) Transit Company
  • Corey Pitts, Montgomery County (Md.) Department of Transportation
  • Brian Litchfield, Chapel Hill Transit
  • Mila Vega, GoRaleigh
  • Julie White, NCDOT deputy secretary for multimodal transportation

Other speakers will present information from across North America regarding opportunities to jump start, scale, and leverage bus rapid transit to serve a variety of community goals.

Event sponsors of the October 2019 RTA BRT Opportunity Series

  • Duke University (host sponsor)
  • HDR
  • HNTB
  • Kimley-Horn
  • Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
  • STV Inc.
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • WSP

Event sponsorship: $999
Benefits: company name recognition on event signage and event agenda, name and verbal recognition at event, name recognition in RTA promotional emails, name recognition on RTA event webpage.

RTA major investors

RTA Gold, Sustaining Gold*, Presenting Gold**, Omnia Gold*** members=

Clark Nexsen
Duke Energy

EDGE5 — Wake County Economic Development Program
Forge Communications
Fred Smith Company
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce*
IBM Corporation
Kane Realty
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority*
Red Hat, Inc.
Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina***
Wetherill Engineering, Inc.

RTA Silver Members 

AT&T North Carolina

Brios Media
Chatham Park
Coastal Federal Credit Union
Credit Suisse

Dominion Energy
Duke University

Fidelity Investments

First Citizens Bank

First National Bank
Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

Gregory Poole Equipment Co.
Martin Marietta
Maupin Travel

North Carolina Railroad Company
North Carolina State University
SAS Institute, Inc.Smith Anderson
The Special Event Company

STV Inc.
Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC
SunTrust Bank
The Sunrock Group
The Umstead Hotel & Spa
UNC Chapel Hill
UNC Health Care/UNC REX Healthcare

Senior Regional Partners
Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
Durham-Chapel Hill- Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization
GoRaleigh / City of Raleigh
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Town of Cary

RTA Bronze Members
Alfred Benesch & Company
Avison Young
Branch Banking & Trust Co.
Capitol Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
Fox Rothschild LLP
Highwoods Properties Inc.
Lamar Advertising
Mott MacDonald
Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors
Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc.
Skanska USA Building, Inc.
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Wake Technical Community College
York Properties, Inc./McDonald-York Building Company

To become a Leadership Team investor of the RTA:  View membership benefits here and/or contact with questions.