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TRB 2017 Panel: The Role of Employee Safety Reporting in an Effective Transit Safety Management System
Monday, January 9, 2017As part of FTA's presence at the 2017 Transportation Research Board (TRB) annual meeting, we will host a panel on employee safety reporting programs for public transportation systems. The session will focus on how to develop, implement and operate a robust effective program and will provide insights into the benefits of a safety reporting program for public transportation systems as well as the
TRB 2017: Safety Culture Assessment and Improvement Experiences Across Modes: Case Studies and Lessons Learned
Sunday, January 8, 2017As part of FTA's presence at the 2017 Transportation Research Board (TRB) annual meeting, FTA is hosting this all-day safety workshop. In-depth assessment of an organization’s level of safety culture is becoming more common. This workshop will share case studies from different transportation modes on assessment methodologies along with approaches to strengthen assessment and improvement
Tuesday, December 20, 2016FTA’s Shared Mobility Online Dialogue has been open for only a few days, and already we have received a number of ideas for ways we can support the public transportation industry as you explore shared mobility options that improve and expand your transit service. To help you contribute your valuable ideas during the dialogue, FTA will host a how-to webinar to help you navigate the dialogue and
Advancements in smart phones, web applications and related public transportation technology innovations are driving the growth of shared mobility concepts and on-demand solutions like bike-sharing, car-hailing, and innovative demand-response bus services. As the transit industry embraces partnerships with these shared and on-demand services, transit agency staff and others have sought FTA
Monday, December 12, 2016 to Friday, January 27, 2017
FTA and The National Transit Institute (NTI) offer this training course, Introduction to Transportation Conformity, at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning in Chicago, IL. The course will provide basic information about conformity requirements and the relationship between transportation and air quality planning. The course is designed for new staff as well as senior staff unfamiliar with
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 to Thursday, December 8, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016Learn more about FTA's Low and No-Emission Component Assessment Program (LoNo-CAP) in this informational webinar. Eligible institutions of higher education may apply for funding to conduct testing, evaluation, and analysis of low- or no-emission components intended for use in buses used to provide public transportation. The deadline for applications is November 28, 2016. Register for the webinar
FTA and the National Transit Institute (NTI) are offering Introduction to Environmental Justice (EJ) as a hands-on, practical learning session for staff from transit agencies, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, state Departments of Transportation, and US DOT when considering EJ in transportation planning and project development. The course, which provides the basic tenets of EJ principles
Monday, October 24, 2016 to Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Wednesday, September 7, 2016Join FTA at this webinar to learn more about FTA's recently announced Safety Research & Demonstration (SRD) program. The $7 million funding opportunity allows successful applicants to demonstrate innovative approaches to improve safety for public transportation workers and passengers, including research on new technologies and safer vehicle designs to reduce the potential for accidents.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016Does your community have a federally funded transit project? If so, FTA's Transit-Oriented Development technical assistance initiative offers free assistance to support equitable development near your project’s stations. To learn more about this opportunity and the application process, join us for this webinar. Led by FTA in partnership with Smart Growth America, our free technical assistance
Thursday, September 1, 2016FTA’s Office of Transit Safety and Oversight will host this repeat webinar to discuss the Public Transportation Safety Program Final Rule. Participants only need to register for one session. The webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about the rule’s provisions and ask questions related to its implementation. The Public Transportation Safety Program Final Rule was