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Thursday, May 11, 2017FTA's Low-No Program supports the transition of the nation’s transit fleet to the lowest polluting and most energy efficient transit vehicles. The program provides funding to state and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, including acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities. Learn more about the
Thursday, May 4, 2017This training and demonstration for FTA grantees will cover changes, which will be effective May 5, to incorporate the required Application Executive Summary OMB Questions in TrAMS. Any user who creates new applications or creates amendments or budget revisions in TrAMS are encouraged to participate in this webinar, where we will demonstrate and discuss: questions added to the "create application
Wednesday, May 3, 2017This training and demonstration program is intended for FTA grantees who have the User Manager role in the Transit Award Management System (TrAMS). In this two-hour session, we will demonstrate and discuss: How to activate users and assign them roles in the system How to manage users How to deactivate users Provide an update on FTA’s user management security policies and annual user re-
This spring, the National Transit Institute (NTI) will sponsor two offerings of the Simplified Trips-on-Project Software (STOPS) course. FTA developed the transit ridership forecasting course to provide training on STOPS and its usefulness in transit project planning. This course will be held in Chicago. FTA released STOPS in September 2013 as an optional ridership-forecasting method for sponsors
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to Thursday, May 4, 2017
FTA's Transit Safety and Oversight annual State Safety Oversight (SSO) Training and Workshop provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and sharing of information on SSO Program initiatives and priorities. This year's session will address critical certification requirements, training, and directions.The training and workshop is an FTA-sponsored event open to state Department of Transportations,
Monday, April 24, 2017 to Friday, April 28, 2017
This free three-day conference provides a deep background on Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs and Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operators. Participants will choose from a variety of sessions, allowing them to customize what is appropriate for the needs of their agencies and their knowledge of the regulations. Register.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to Thursday, April 20, 2017
FTA and the National Transit Institute (NTI) are offering this training course, Introduction to Transportation Conformity, to provide basic information about conformity requirements and the relationship between transportation and air quality planning. The course is designed for new staff as well as senior staff unfamiliar with the conformity process who work at Federal Highway Administration (
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017Considering applying for a Tribal Transit grant in 2017? FTA will host this instructional webinar to provide an overview of the Tribal Transit Program FY 2017 Notice of Funding Opportunity. The webinar will cover who is eligible to apply, evaluation criteria, and application form requirements. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions. Following the webinar, the presentation will be
Thursday, February 9, 2017This webinar will cover the updated Guidance on Joint Development Circular and best practices for submitting joint development project requests to FTA for review. The webinar will provide information on: General policies, eligibility criteria, and federal requirements regarding FTA-assisted joint development projects, as established in FTA Circular 7050.1A Two updates that affect the eligibility
Wednesday, February 1, 2017This is the second of two webinars FTA will host on deploying low- or no-emission buses. Both webinars feature speakers from agencies that have been successful in deploying zero-emission buses, including recipients of FTA’s Low-No grants. CALSTART and the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) share experiences on how to develop and deploy a low- or no-emission program, focusing on