National RTAP Webinar: Estimating Ridership of Rural Demand-Response Transit
on Wednesday, November 16, 2:30-3:30pm ET
for a presentation by Jeremy Mattson of the Small Urban and Rural Transit Center (SURTC) on their recent report: "Estimating Ridership of Rural Demand-Response Services for the General Public."
The study, which developed two models for estimating demand, can be used by transit agencies or planners to forecast demand for demand response services, estimate the impact of service changes, or project future ridership.
National RTAP Peer Call: NEMT Performance Measures Recording Now Available
Didn't get a chance to join us for our conversation with Frank Thomas and Nick Ducote on their recent NEMT performance measures study? The full
will be available on our website within the next week. Learn more about identifying the savings and benefits public transit brings to rural communities and healthcare providers.
FTA and US DOT Updates
The Transit Safety & Oversight October Spotlight is now available, with upcoming trainings, results of the Transit Worker Assault Online Dialogue, and an interview with a Transportation Program Analyst.
October 1, 2016 marked the effective date of FTA's Transit Asset Management (TAM) Rule. As part of the agency's technical assistance to transit providers, FTA published new materials, including a webinar series, presentations, and updated FAQs.
FMCSA issues Final Rule with grant program
under the FAST Act.
Secretary Foxx participated in a
interview with Car and Driver, talking about advanced vehicle technologies and other innovations.
Resources and News
Understanding technology projects, and how they are funded can be tricky. Check out this great
by the NADTC and Carol Schweiger on how to make the most of your situation.
In June mobility managers and other transportation stakeholders in New York convened for a Mobility Solutions Summit. The presentations and resources are now Available for free.
TRB Straight to Recording for All: Lessons Learned from the Transit Field at the 2016 Asset Management Conference is now available.
TRB's Research Record: Socioeconomics, Sustainability, Health and Human Factors includes several transit-related articles.
Looking for resources on Connected Vehicles? Check out this great
published by the FHWA and other organizations!
Acadia National Park reveals
for reducing congestion, improving safety and ensuring the best visitor experience.
Exploring Transit's Contribution to Livability in Rural Communities
Data and Connected Vehicle Support of Active Traffic Management Strategies
Transit System Security
St. Louis, MO
October 31-November 4
SMS Safety Assurance
Emerging Trends in Wheelchair Transportation: Rearward Facing Securement
Environmental Performance Measures for State Departments of Transportation
Effectively Managing Transit Emergencies
National Center for Rural Road Safety
Defining the Future for Safe Rural Transportation in America
Louisiana Public Transit Association
Lake Charles, LA
Estimating Ridership of Rural Demand-Response Transit
SMS Safety Assurance
APTA Committee Meeting
November 30 -
Using Regional ITS Architecture
Long Beach, CA
The 2016 FPTA/CTD Annual Conference
Virginia Transit Association
Conference and Expo
May 23-24, 2017
National RTAP 2017 Technical Assistance Conference
October 29-November 1
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