National RTAP Peer Call: Fostering a Safety Culture
How do you foster and maintain a safety culture within your transit agency? Join conversationalists Walt Diangson, trainer for the South West Transit Association, and John Filippone, Safety and Training Manager at the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority in Colorado, for a discussion of the FTA's Transit Safety Plans and how to make safety practices an integral part of your agency's daily operations.
Join us Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 2:00-3:00pm ET to hear and share best practices and ask questions. Register now!
Upcoming National RTAP Webinar: Fire and Flood - Disaster Planning and Response
During this webinar, transit agencies and state DOT officials from Louisiana, Washington, and California will share their experience with recent disasters. They will describe the event, what preparations were in place, what role transit had in responding to the event, and the recovery process.
The panelists will share lessons learned and the resources they utilized.
oin us next Wednesday, April 26, 2:30-4:00pm ET to learn from their experiences, hear best practices, and ask questions. Questions can also be submitted early by emailing email@example.com.
FTA and U.S. DOT Updates
USDOT announced its
of $9 million to 74 tribes in 22 states for transportation projects.
The April TSO Spotlight Newsletter is now
! Check out the list of upcoming training opportunities, an article about near miss reporting, and other resources from the Office of Transit Safety and Oversight.
The BTS statistics quarterly update is now available
Resources and News
Explore current trends in bike statistics with Behind the Numbers: Exploring Transportation Statistics webinar on
Join the NTI on May 11 at 2pm ET for a
on electronic fare collection systems webinar.
Upcoming NTI courses. See the
for details and the full calendar:
Paratransit Management and Operations, April 25-26, Grand Forks, ND
- Managing Community Mobility, May 9-10, Austin, TX
Transit Asset Management Implementation for Tier II Providers and Sponsors, May 11, Reno, NV
- Implementing Rural Transit Technology, June 21-22, Columbia, SC
Procurement for Small and Medium Transit Systems, June 7-8, St. Cloud, MN
How do you demonstrate the value of transit? TCRP's recent report, Practices for Evaluating the Economic Impacts and Benefits of Transit, is a great
for showing the value your transit system provides to your community.
Want to create better presentations about your system? Try browsing through Data Visualization Methods for Transportation Agencies and consider some alternative graphics for your next meeting.
deadline is April 28. Photos should illustrate their mission of increasing the availability and accessibility of transportation options for older adults and people with disabilities.
Look for us at these upcoming conferences!
- MA Community Transportation, May 2, Worcester, MA
- Iowa Public Transit Association, May 31-June 1, Des Moines
- CTAA Expo, June 11-16, Detroit, MI
Fire and Flood: Disaster Planning and Response
April 26, 2:30-4:00pm
National Center for Rural Road safety
Incorporating Safety Data in the Planning Process at the Rural Level
2017 Bus & Paratransit Conference
Prioritizing Accessibility in Major Cities
Fostering a Safety Culture
ITS Data Management Seminar
Research Problem Statements Due
20th Annual National Tribal Transportation Conference
2017 Technical Assistance Conference
Oct 29-Nov 1,
All event times listed as Eastern Time
National RTAP has a recent
Advertising Best Practices
article with examples, tips, and lessons-learned regarding bus wraps and in-kind advertising from five rural agencies.
Also check out our previous articles on Surveillance Programs, Fuel Efficient Driving, and Travel Training!
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