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Gordon Shattles

September 2, 2022

DART Hosts Latinos in Transit 2022 Leadership Summit: September 23-24

Latinos in Transit 2022 Leadership Summit
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will serve as the Summit Host and Sponsor of the Latinos in Transit 2022 Leadership Summit on September 23-24, at the Omni Hotel in Dallas.

The Latinos in Transit 2022 Leadership Summit brings together national, regional and local transportation leaders and industry partners for an intimate 2-day conference. The event will feature breakout sessions, a leadership luncheon, and a state of good repair technical tour.

City of Dallas mayor pro tem Omar Narvaez will provide the summit's welcome and opening remarks. Veronica Vanterpool, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) deputy administrator, will also be at the event as the Luncheon Keynote Speaker, as well as Nadine Lee, DART president & CEO and Michele Wong Krause, chair of the DART Board of Directors.

Founded in 2016, Latinos in Transit (LIT) was created to promote the advancement and development of Latinos and other minorities in transportation. Membership is made of public and private transportation professionals from across the nation who meets regularly to network, share information and celebrate the professional development of all members.

Early Bird Registration is available through September 9. For more information about the event, please visit

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