2021 CASTA Spring Training Conference

The annual CASTA Spring Training Conference is a four-day conference that provides training on a variety of topics, including transit management, supervisor development, driver safety, system safety, human services issues, maintenance, and FTA and CDOT policy issues.


Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 12:00 PM MDT
Friday, May 21, 2021 at 12:00 PM MDT

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The Ridgeline Hotel
101 S Saint Vrain Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517

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Hotel Reservations

The CASTA Room Block ended on 4/26/2021. However, you can still get a room. 

Call the hotel directly at 970-480-0110 to make your reservation. Ask for Colorado Association of Transit Agencies CASTA.

The Ridgeline is dedicated to staying safe during the Covid Pandemic. You Covid Information Rest Assured Covid Plan.


The Schedule-at-a-Glance and Brochure are here! You can download and view them by clicking on the links below:

*Draft Schedule-at-a-Glance


*The Schedule-at-a-Glance and Brochure are subject to change and in draft form*

Registration Fees

Virtual Agency Registration

$100 per Agency

The Virtual Agency Registration is available to agencies that aren't able to attend the conference in-person but would still like to view some of the session and receive the valuable training and informaton. Only one registration is needed from an agency to allow all staff within that agency to view the session. Here is a list of sessions that are going to be provided in-person and virtually:

Tuesday - May 18th

  • Human Services Committee Meeting - 1:00 PM
  • ZEVC Meeting - 1:00 PM
  • CMAC Meeting - 3:15 PM
  • CREST Meeting - 3:15 PM

Wednesday - May 19th

  • Keynote Breakfast: Raise Your Hand If You Want To Do That Again?! - 8:00 AM
  • Electric Vehicle Planning - 9:15 AM
  • RTAP Advisory Committee - 10:45 AM
  • Transit Tech In Action - 1:00 PM

Thursday - May 20th

  • Statewide Transit/Regional Transit Plans, Process, Lessons Learned - 9:00 AM
  • Transit Operations Development Planning - 10:45 AM
  • Transit Demand Planning - 3:15 PM

RTAP Scholarships

Scholarships for registration, travel and lodging are available for rural Colorado transit agencies. Find out more and submit your application at https://coloradotransit.com/professional-resources/scholarships/

Thanks to our Sponsors for their support of the 2021 Spring Training Conference!


Sponsorship Oppurtunities Available

Please visit our Business Membership page to review our current opportunities.


Joseph Parks