National RTAP Peer Call: Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
Join us from 2:30-3:30pm EDT on Wednesday, October 26 for a chance to discuss performance measures for your NEMT trips and hear from your peers.
Frank Thomas, National RTAP Review Board Member and General Manager of the La Grande public transportation system, will talk about the study funded by the Oregon DOT Public Transit Division identifying the savings and benefits public transit brings to rural communities and healthcare providers.
Register now to learn about the report and join in this discussion on capturing and sharing public transit's key role in community health.
National RTAP eLearning reaches 2,000 Users!
Thanks to everyone who has signed up for National RTAP's
This week we are proud to announce that we have reached 2,000 registered users. The eLearning platform provides access to interactive National RTAP training modules including the 60 minute Substance Abuse Awareness course for safety sensitive employees, Top Shops, START Online, 2 the Point Training, and other resources.
FTA and US DOT Updates
Acting FTA Administrator Carolyn Flowers announced three Administrator's Awards for Outstanding Service in Rural Public Transportation. Read more in this
FTA issues revised
on Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Guidelines in this new
The FTA and NTI will hold an
Introduction to Environmental Justice
on October 24-25 at U.S. DOT headquarters in Washington, D.C. The course will offer practical and hands-on instruction for transit agencies, MPOs, and State DOTs.
October 1, 2016 marked the effective date of FTA's Transit Asset Management (TAM) final rule. As part of the agency's technical assistance to transit providers in implementing the rule, FTA has published new materials, including a webinar series, presentations and updated FAQs.
Resources and News
A town in Poland unveiled a
glow in the dark
bicycle path to improve bike-safety.
AASHTO updated several of its free handbooks - check them out!
FHWA released its Innovator newsletter with articles about innovation culture and using data to improve safety investments.
Does your organization use NOAA's NWS watch to keep track of severe weather? If so, please consider
responding to their survey
on application usage.
October 17, join TRB for their
, ActiveTrans Priority Tool: A Model Methodology for Prioritizing Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements on Existing Roads. This webinar is free for employees of tribal governments.
The FHWA is taking comments on commercial activity at interstate rest areas until December 27. Read the excellent AASHTO
or view the
Procurement for Small and Medium Transit Systems
NEMT Performance Measures
Implementing Rural Transit Technology
Environmental Performance Measures for State Departments of Transportation
Louisiana Public Transit Association
Lake Charles, LA
Using Regional ITS Architecture(s)
Long Beach, CA
Virginia Transit Association
Conference and Expo
May 23-24, 2017
National RTAP 2017 Technical Assistance Conference
October 29-November 1
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