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Bus Maintenance and Bus Testing Peer Exchange

Thursday, October 10, 2019
FTA invites bus manufacturers, transit agency leadership, engineers, and maintenance and procurement staff to a one-day Bus Maintenance and Bus Testing Peer-to-Peer Exchange at the U.S. Department of Transportation Thursday, October 10, 2019. The free workshop, which runs from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., will be run in partnership with the National Transit Institute. The workshop comes in response to

FTA Bus Maintenance and Bus Testing Peer-to-Peer Exchange

Thursday, October 10, 2019
FTA invites bus manufacturers, transit agency leadership, engineers, and maintenance and procurement staff to a one-day Bus Maintenance and Bus Testing Peer-to-Peer Exchange at the U.S. Department of Transportation Thursday, October 10, 2019. Participants much register by Monday, October 7. The workshop comes in response to interest in the transit industry for more information on bus maintenance

Webinar: FTA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Project Management Oversight Rule

Thursday, October 3, 2019
FTA will host a webinar from 1:30-2:30 PM ET on Thursday, October 3, 2019 to present on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Project Management Oversight (PMO) rule. The rule would redefine a "major capital project" as a new rail transit or bus rapid transit project -- or an extension, rehabilitation or modernization of an existing transit system -- with a total project cost of $300

Performance-Based Planning and Programming Noteworthy Practices Webinar

Thursday, September 26, 2019
This webinar scheduled for 2-3:30 p.m. ET Thursday, September 26 will present how three agencies are implementing performance-based planning and transit asset management plans to support agency decision-making and coordination with a metropolitan planning organization to prioritize investments. The webinar follows recent workshops held on performance-based planning hosted by FTA and the Federal

Workshop: 2019 FTA Joint State Safety Oversight (SSO) and Rail Transit Agency (RTA) Workshop

Monday, September 23, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 2019
Join FTA’s Office of Safety and Oversight staff at the annual Joint SSO and RTA Workshop, Monday, September 23 through Thursday, September 26, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The workshop will focus on rail transit system safety, current oversight responsibilities, and the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (49 C.F.R. Part 673). The workshop is open to States with rail fixed guideway public

Simplified Trips-on-Project Software (STOPS) Course

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 to Thursday, September 12, 2019
FTA and the National Transit Institute (NTI) will sponsor this course on transit ridership forecasting using FTA’s Simplified Trips-on-Project Software (STOPS) package for travel forecasters who are looking to understand STOPS in detail and become proficient in various applications. FTA developed the course to provide training on STOPS and its usefulness in transit project planning. FTA released

2019 Transit Asset Management Roundtable for Bus Agencies

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 to Thursday, September 5, 2019
The TAM Roundtable for bus operators will bring together practitioners from transit agencies across the country who are directly involved in asset management. The event is designed for smaller tier I and tier II agencies that do not operate rail and will focus on more fundamental issues related to TAM implementation. This meeting is an excellent opportunity for your agency to share lessons

Workshop: 2019 FTA Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) Bus Workshop - Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
This all day workshop is targeted to Bus Transit Agencies and State DOTs and will focus on the minimum requirements needed for agencies to comply with the PTASP rule (49 C.F.R. Part 673) and provide Safety Management Systems implementation strategies. Additionally, the workshops will discuss how to begin creating Agency Safety Plans, including the identification of key stakeholders to coordinate

Workshop: 2019 FTA Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) Bus Workshop - Atlanta, GA

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
This all day workshop is targeted to Bus Transit Agencies and State DOTs and will focus on the minimum requirements needed for agencies to comply with the PTASP rule (49 C.F.R. Part 673) and provide Safety Management Systems implementation strategies. Additionally, the workshops will discuss how to begin creating Agency Safety Plans, including the identification of key stakeholders to coordinate

2019 Transit Asset Management Roundtable for Multi-Modal Agencies

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 to Thursday, July 18, 2019
The TAM Multimodal Roundtable will bring together practitioners from transit agencies across the country who are directly involved in asset management. The event is designed for larger tier I agencies and will focus on more complex and mature issues related to TAM implementation. This meeting is an excellent opportunity for your agency to share lessons learned through your asset management

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