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Tuesday, November 19, 2019The Oversight Tracking System (OTrak) Recipient Virtual Focus Groups will give recipients a first look at FTA’s modernized oversight tracking system through a live demonstration. These focus groups are targeted for FTA recipients who receive Oversight Reviews and will use OTrak to complete key oversight tasks. After the demo, FTA will request specific feedback on the look, feel, and
Wednesday, October 30, 2019FTA will host a webinar from 2-3:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, October 30, for potential applicants and other stakeholders interested in the Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning. The webinar will provide an overview of the program, describe eligible applicants and projects, and offer an opportunity to ask questions. FTA announced a $19.2 million TOD program funding opportunity
Tuesday, October 29, 2019The PTASP Refresher Webinar will provide attendees with a review of the key requirements under the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) regulation (49 C.F.R. Part 673). Topics will cover applicable agencies, Agency Safety Plan documentation requirements, and a review of the FTA’s PTASP development resources. Transit agency personnel and contractors from both rail and bus modes are
Tuesday, October 29, 2019The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will host the Access and Mobility for All Summit at U.S. DOT Headquarters to raise awareness about DOT and government-wide efforts to improve access and mobility for people with disabilities, older adults, and individuals of low income and identify priority federal and non-federal activities and innovations that can provide more efficient, affordable,
Thursday, October 24, 2019This webinar will provide an overview of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) new Technical Assistance Center to support public transportation agencies, State Departments of Transportation, and State Safety Oversight Agencies in meeting the requirements of the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) regulation (49 C.F.R. Part 673). Registration is required to join the webinar.
Thursday, October 10, 2019FTA 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
Thursday, October 10, 2019FTA 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
Thursday, October 3, 2019FTA 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
Thursday, September 26, 2019This 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
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
Monday, September 23, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 2019