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Austin's High-Capacity Transit Expansion: Implementing Austin Light Rail Project

Day 2

Breakout Session 2

2:20 PM

Barley Room

1 Hour DBIA Credit

The upcoming session will showcase the Project Connect transit system expansion in Austin, Texas, focussing on light rail with updates on Project connect elements such as metro rapid BRT,  park and rides, and an all-electric fleet. The ATP's SVP, Manan Garg, will discuss the program's current status, project delivery, RFIF process, and contractor engagement. Attendees will valuable insights into executing transformative, large-scale mobility plans.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will:

  1. Gain an understanding of Project Connect's project delivery and contracting approach, enabling them to identify opportunities for streamlined design-build delivery.

  2. Learn about the RFIF process utilized by the Austin Transit Partnership, empowering them to better navigate procurement requirements and prepare more competitive bids.

  3. Discover the ATP's unique process for engaging contractors early in the planning process, equipping them with strategies for building stronger relationships with project owners and pursuing more successful projects.

  4. Gain insights into the challenges and opportunities associated with executing transformative, large-scale mobility plans, allowing them to better navigate the complexities of design-build delivery for transportation infrastructure.

This Session is Sponsored By:


Apr 20, 2023, 11:00 AM CDT
The Westin Dallas Stonebriar Golf Resort
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