60 Minute Substance Abuse Awareness Introductory Webinar Recording & eLearning Course Now Available
Couldn't make our webinar yesterday?
Watch the recording
and let Neil Rodriguez walk you through setting up your a
gency in our
platform and show you th
e details of the new online Substance Abuse Awareness training
The two-module course provides interactive training for safety-sensitive employees on the effects and consequences of prohibited drug and alcohol use on personal health, safety, and the work environment, fulfilling FTA's 60 minute minimum training requirement.
FTA and US DOT Updates
Read the FTA's recent letter regarding the Public Transportation Safety Plan Final Rule or register for the
a final webinar on September 1, 3-4pm ET to discuss the rule and ank questions related to implementation.
FTA will hold a Safety Research and Demonstration (SRD) Grant Webinar on September 7 from 2-3pm ET. Check it out or visit the SRD Site.
Reminder: TRaMS will close on September 23 for Fiscal Year 2016.
FTA is seeking input via a
National Online Dialogue
on their 5-Year Strategic Plan for Research, open until September 8. Submit your research ideas and make sure rural and tribal transit is represented!
Resources and News
NTI will be holding a 2 day course on Managing Community Mobility on October 6-7. Interested? Visit the course page for all of the information.
CTAA and the Association of Travel Instruction will present Travel Training, Unplugged & Inspired Part Three: Practical Experience and Experiential Learning on Wednesday, September 14 from 2-3:30 ET. This is the third webinar in a six-part series on travel training.
The National Center for Aging and Disability (NADTC) announced an
Innovations in Accessible Mobility Grant Program
for the development of program innovations that increase transportation options for older adults and people with disabilities and maximize utilization of Section 5310 and other federal funding investments. Applications
are due August 26.
TRB recorded a series of presentations this summer that provide guidance for state agencies and tribal leaders in effective crash reporting, based on research from
NCHRP Report 788
: Guide for Effective Tribal Crash Reporting. These videos explore why and how the guidebook was developed, and how state agencies and tribal leaders can use it effectively. The Improving Crash Reporting in Tribal Transit videos
are available on-demand at no cost.
How do you handle driver hiring? Check out METRO Magazine's great
"How is the industry handling driver shortages?"
The Texas Transit Mobility Program at Texas A&M has published a great website with Texas Transit
, a valuable resource for researchers.
The Traffic Safety Marketing page has been redone and has some excellent Distracted Driving
for employees and other audiences.
Public Transportation Safety Program Final Rule Webinar
Easter Seals Project Action Consulting
Travel Training Data
Working Summit on Transportation in Rural America
Roadeo and Fall Conference
Roadeo, Conference & Vendor Expo
Fall Transit Conference & Expo
Snowmass Village, CO
Transit Association of Maryland
Ocean City, MD
Rural Public & Intercity Bus Transportation Conference
Implementing Rural Transit Technology
For a listing of all National RTAP and other national events, view our
. If you'd like to submit an event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All event times listed as Eastern Time
Read our new
Best Practices Spotlight article
on the topic of installing onboard cameras for the safety and security benefits, financial benefits, training opportunities, and more.
Also check out our previous articles on Fuel Efficient Driving, Travel Training, Safety, and Employee Wellness Programs!
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