Presenter Information

John Geitner, New Jersey Transit

Start Date

8-10-2019 4:00 PM

End Date

8-10-2019 5:00 PM

Abstract

New Jersey Transit (NJT) is the nation's largest statewide public transportation provider. To move its nearly one million daily customers, NJT operates Rail, Bus and Light Rail systems. Finding ways to use that energy efficiently and with an eye on sustainability is the focus of the Environment, Energy & Sustainability team at NJT. Join us for a detailed discussion on NJT's operations and how the agency works to incorporate various technologies and programs into those operations with the goal of using energy wisely. This presentation will discuss current capital projects and how they work to incorporate resiliency, reliability and sustainability into their design. It will also explore new transportation technologies in the form of battery electric buses and energy storage devices designed to reduce our carbon footprint.

Biography

John Geitner has been the Senior Director for Environment, Energy & Sustainability at New Jersey Transit for the past six years. He has held positions in environmental compliance for Hess and Lion Technology. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Saint John’s University in philosophy with a minor in chemistry. His graduate degree is from Adelphi University in Environmental Science. John is also a certified Hazardous Materials Manager.

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A Look Under the Hood: Energy & Sustainability Initiatives at New Jersey Transit

New Jersey Transit (NJT) is the nation's largest statewide public transportation provider. To move its nearly one million daily customers, NJT operates Rail, Bus and Light Rail systems. Finding ways to use that energy efficiently and with an eye on sustainability is the focus of the Environment, Energy & Sustainability team at NJT. Join us for a detailed discussion on NJT's operations and how the agency works to incorporate various technologies and programs into those operations with the goal of using energy wisely. This presentation will discuss current capital projects and how they work to incorporate resiliency, reliability and sustainability into their design. It will also explore new transportation technologies in the form of battery electric buses and energy storage devices designed to reduce our carbon footprint.