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Advancements in smart phones, web applications and related public transportation technology innovations are driving the growth of shared mobility concepts and on-demand solutions like bike-sharing, car-hailing, and innovative demand-response bus services. As the transit industry embraces partnerships with these shared and on-demand services, transit agency staff and others have sought FTA
Monday, December 12, 2016 to Friday, January 27, 2017
FTA and The National Transit Institute (NTI) offer this training course, Introduction to Transportation Conformity, at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning in Chicago, IL. The course will 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
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 to Thursday, December 8, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016Learn more about FTA's Low and No-Emission Component Assessment Program (LoNo-CAP) in this informational webinar. Eligible institutions of higher education may apply for funding to conduct testing, evaluation, and analysis of low- or no-emission components intended for use in buses used to provide public transportation. The deadline for applications is November 28, 2016. Register for the webinar
FTA and the National Transit Institute (NTI) are offering Introduction to Environmental Justice (EJ) as a hands-on, practical learning session for staff from transit agencies, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, state Departments of Transportation, and US DOT when considering EJ in transportation planning and project development. The course, which provides the basic tenets of EJ principles
Monday, October 24, 2016 to Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Wednesday, September 7, 2016Join FTA at this webinar to learn more about FTA's recently announced Safety Research & Demonstration (SRD) program. The $7 million funding opportunity allows successful applicants to demonstrate innovative approaches to improve safety for public transportation workers and passengers, including research on new technologies and safer vehicle designs to reduce the potential for accidents.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016Does your community have a federally funded transit project? If so, FTA's Transit-Oriented Development technical assistance initiative offers free assistance to support equitable development near your project’s stations. To learn more about this opportunity and the application process, join us for this webinar. Led by FTA in partnership with Smart Growth America, our free technical assistance
Thursday, September 1, 2016FTA’s Office of Transit Safety and Oversight will host this repeat webinar to discuss the Public Transportation Safety Program Final Rule. Participants only need to register for one session. The webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about the rule’s provisions and ask questions related to its implementation. The Public Transportation Safety Program Final Rule was
Tuesday, August 30, 2016FTA’s Office of Transit Safety and Oversight (TSO) will host webinars to discuss the Public Transportation Safety Program Final Rule. Participants only need to register for one session. The webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about the rule’s provisions and ask questions related to its implementation. The Public Transportation Safety Program Final Rule was published
This two-day Transit Construction Workshop sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration in partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Capital Construction Company will bring together project engineers and construction managers from transit agencies to discuss methods to improve the implementation of transit construction projects.The workshop provides a valuable forum for
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
This three-day training will discuss DBE certification standards and procedures, interstate certification, goal-setting, prompt payment, good faith efforts, counting DBE participation and more. To register, submit a registration form to FTADBETraining@dot.gov by August 17, 2016. Registration is limited to the first 35 recipients from each modal office. We ask each recipient to send no more than
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 to Thursday, August 25, 2016