October 2022

From the President

Dear {First Name}, The What If? Conference 2023 with participation of Podcar City will be held in Lisbon, Portugal in April of 2023. The ATRA session will focus on:

Problems and Opportunities with Existing and New Transportation Technologies.


How to Improve Urban Transit in Your Community

We are looking for speakers who can present about their ATN technology and/or project. If you are interested, please send an abstract of your proposed presentation to me

This conference promises to outdo last year's which was great!  Mark your calendar and plan on attending.  Lisbon is a wonderful city to visit!

As always, enjoy reading!

Best regards,

Peter Muller, ATRA President

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envisionRide, Podcar City Conference, Lisbon, April 2023
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