“WALKWAYS” OUT OF POVERTY
Do you understand what may be happening in the lives of your low-income customers that may affect their ridership?
Engage in an interactive presentation about the interplay of vulnerable low-income populations with the Bridges Out of Poverty framework and other bodies of work.
The presenter will provide an overview of a few key concepts for working with customers who are experiencing poverty.
: Jeffrey A. Diver, Board Member, Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies
WOMEN IN TRANSIT
Across the country, women are rising into the historically male dominated C-Suite roles bringing unique qualities and abilities to their organizations.
This is most evident in Ohio’s public transportation industry, where women are leading many of the major transit authorities.
The panel of 4 women leaders will discuss their climb to the top, their love for their chosen profession, and their plan to ensure inclusion within their teams while providing innovative services for their communities.
- India Birdsong, General Manager, Greater Cleveland RTA
- Claudia Amrhein, General Manager, Portage Area RTA
- Carrie Woody, Director, Lancaster Fairfield Public Transit
- Laura Koprowski, Executive Director, Ohio Public Transit Association
- Dawn Distler, Executive Director, Akron Metro RTA
COPING WITH THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA
The legalization of medical and recreational marijuana has resulted in additional challenges for the transit industry when it comes to the management and oversight of drug and alcohol program compliance.
This course addresses many of the challenges transit systems are struggling with. Topics covered are: what is cannabidiol, positive tests as a result of CBD oil use, drug and alcohol testing thresholds, workplace risks, and significant risk best practices.
- Sean Oswald, RLS & Associates