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Transit + Community

(formerly Rail~Volution)

Mpact Transit + Community Philadelphia

October 20-23, 2024

Register here for the Conference and for Pre-Conference Events, Mobile Workshops and Regional Day, each of which require separate fees. Scroll down for registration and hotel information.

Rates to attend the Mpact Transit + Community Conference

Conference registration covers 60+ sessions, plenaries and networking events, including the Welcome Reception and Tuesday night's PK Slam, a signature Mpact event!

Additional fees are required for Mobile Workshops and Pre-Conference Events, for which space is limited and registration is first-come, first-served. You must be a conference attendee to sign up for Pre-Conference Events or Mobile Workshops. Each attendee is limited to 2 Mobile Workshops to ensure that more conference attendees have an opportunity to participate.

Regional Day, on Wednesday afternoon, also requires a separate fee. It is open to non-conference attendees.

Registration opens July 8.

General / Private Firm
$795 Early Bird
$895 After September 27

Public Agency / Nonprofit
$595 Early Bird
$695 After September 27

Students must provide valid student ID,
scanned or onsite at check in.

One Day
Valid Sunday, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday

Questions about registration?
Please contact Leah Landes

Scholarships -  Applications open through July 19

Conference scholarships help ensure that the network of attendees is diverse. In 2024, scholarships are prioritized for those working with community-based organizations and advocacy organizations. Scholarship applications are due by 11:45pm CDT on July 19, 2024, with awards announced by July 31, 2024. Applications received after July 19 will be considered on a rolling basis pending eligibility and available funds. Apply for a scholarship. 

Send a Delegation

Is your region gearing up for a transit expansion or building a stakeholder network to support transit, land use plans plus community and economic development? Consider sending a delegation to the annual Mpact Transit + Community conference. Delegations use the conference as a launching pad toward stronger collaborative work on the ground. To find out more, contact Sarah Rudolf.


Cancellation requests received prior to September 6 will receive a full refund. Between September 6 and September 27, cancellations will receive a refund minus a $100 fee. After September 27, there are no refunds for cancellation of conference registration, mobile workshops or any add-on events. Persons who do not show up for the event will be responsible for the entire registration fee.

Conference Hotel

The 2024 Mpact Transit + Community Conference will be at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, located in City Center, on North 17th Street, between Race Street and Vine Street.

The conference room rate is $259 USD per night. To book a room, follow the link below. Please note: the conference rate expires on September 27 and may sell out beforehand.

Book a Room

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

Please note these Hotel policies: All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.  If a guest does not cancel a reservation within forty-eight (48) hours before the guest’s check-in date, the Hotel may charge the credit card one night’s room fee plus any applicable taxes. At the time of check-in, each guest will be required to present a major credit card whose brand is accepted by Hotel, on which Hotel may place a hold in accordance with Hotel’s standard procedure or process a prepayment in the amount of the guest’s estimated charges, if prepayment has not already been made.

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown hotel
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