Watch the APTA Bus Roadeo at Kemper Arena Sunday May 4
Posted by Transit Action Network on May 2, 2014
The 2014 International Bus Roadeo Competition will be held on Sunday, May 4, at the Kemper Arena and it is open to the public.
Seventy bus operators will showcase their skills in safe driving by maneuvering different size buses. The Operator Competition includes events such as pre-trip inspection, judgment stops, turning, and clearing obstacles. Thirty-two maintenance teams will show their vehicle maintenance skills. The Mechanic Competition requires skills in the identification of defects in engine, transmission, brakes, multiplex and HVAC modules.
WHO: International Bus Roadeo Competition WHAT: Bus Operators Competition and a troubleshooting Maintenance Competition WHEN: May 4, 8:00-11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Kemper Arena, 1600 Genessee Street, Kansas City, MO
The winners for the International Bus Roadeo will be announced at an awards dinner on Tuesday, May 6.
Starting on Monday May 5, the conference opening session is a presentation on ADA issues.
ADA – The Human Side of Providing Lawful Service
Speaker: Donna Smith, director of training, Easter Seals Project ACTION, Washington, DC
Description: Why do we really do what we do?