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Transit Asset Management Plans for Small and Medium Providers (Webinar)

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
This webinar from 2-3 p.m. ET will focus on how two small/medium agencies are coordinating their agencies’ efforts to complete their Transit Asset Management (TAM) plans. The webinar will feature presentations from Andrew Choi, maintenance operations planner from Long Beach Transit (LBT), and Frank Knorek, compliance analyst from Luzerne County (PA) Transportation Authority (LCTA). Andrew will

Webinar: Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program Notice of Funding

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
This webinar will provide more information about FTA's Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program notice of funding. Join FTA program staff to learn more about the funding opportunity, application eligibility and criteria, and the submission process. FTA issued its notice of funding opportunity for the bus program on June 21. The Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment

Ridership Forecasting with STOPS for Transit Project Planning (June 2018)

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to Thursday, June 14, 2018
This course offered by the National Transit Institute (NTI) will cover transit ridership forecasting using FTA’s Simplified Trips-on-Project Software package (STOPS). FTA developed the course to provide training on STOPS and its usefulness in transit project planning. The course is intended for travel forecasters who are looking to understand STOPS in detail and become proficient in various

Webinar: Emergency Relief Allocations for Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Monday, June 11, 2018
On May 31, 2018, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published the Allocation of Public Transportation Emergency Relief Funds in Response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. This notice described how FTA plans to allocate up to $277.5 million in funds appropriated by Congress to assist transit agencies in areas affected by those storms, including in Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Texas,

Webinar: Emergency Relief Allocations for Hurricane Harvey

Thursday, June 7, 2018
On May 31, 2018, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published the Allocation of Public Transportation Emergency Relief Funds in Response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. This notice described how FTA plans to allocate up to $277.5 million in funds appropriated by Congress to assist transit agencies in areas affected by those storms, including in Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Texas,

Webinar: Broadening Understanding of the Interplay Between Public Transit, Shared Mobility, and Personal Automobiles

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
As ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft gain in popularity, are they affecting the use of public transit and personal automobiles? The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will host a webinar from 2-3 p.m. ET Tuesday, May 15 featuring research from Broadening Understanding of the Interplay Between Public Transit, Shared Mobility, and Personal Automobiles (TCRP Research Report 195). The

Ridership Forecasting with STOPS for Transit Project Planning (May 2018)

Monday, May 14, 2018 to Wednesday, May 16, 2018
This course offered by the National Transit Institute (NTI) will cover transit ridership forecasting using FTA’s Simplified Trips-on-Project Software package (STOPS). FTA developed the course to provide training on STOPS and its usefulness in transit project planning. The course is intended for travel forecasters who are looking to understand STOPS in detail and become proficient in various

Webinar: 2018 Competitive Funding Opportunity for Low or No Emission Program

Thursday, May 10, 2018
This 1.5-hour webinar starting at 2 p.m. ET will provide information on the 2018 competitive funding opportunity for FTA's Low or No Emission Program. Register for the webinar.

13th Annual FTA Drug and Alcohol Program National Conference

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to Thursday, May 10, 2018
This free three-day conference provides a deep background on procedures for transportation workplace drug and alcohol testing programs and prevention of alcohol misuse and prohibited drug use in transit operators. Participants will choose from a variety of sessions, allowing them to customize what is appropriate for the needs of their agencies and their knowledge of the regulations. Register

Webinar: Relationship Between Transit Asset Condition and Service Quality

Thursday, May 3, 2018
This 1.5-hour webinar hosted by the National Transit Institute scheduled for 2 p.m. ET will review the final research products of the Transit Cooperative Research Program's Relationship Between Transit Asset Condition and Service Quality (TCRP E-11), which provides transit agencies guidance in relating asset condition to service quality and is of immediate value to support capital investment

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