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Public Transportation Safety Program Final Rule Webinar

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
FTA’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

FTA Transit Construction Workshop

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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

DBE Certification Standards and Procedures

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 to Thursday, August 25, 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 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

FTA 5-Year Research Strategic Plan National Online Dialogue Webinar

Thursday, August 11, 2016
In this webinar, staff from FTA’s Research, Demonstration and Innovation office will describe the agency’s work on a five-year strategic plan and provide tips for participating in the National Online Dialogue, which is open August 1 to September 8, 2016. Your input will help FTA’s research program craft a strategic plan that responds to the needs of stakeholders and the public, advances

Transit Asset Management (TAM) Rule Webinar Series

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 to Thursday, August 18, 2016
FTA is hosting a multi-part webinar series to provide technical assistance to the transit industry on how to implement the Transit Asset Management (TAM) final rule, which requires FTA grantees to develop management plans for vehicles, facilities, equipment, and other infrastructure. The webinar series, which runs from Tuesday, July 26-Thursday, August 18, ranges from an overview of the final 

Statewide & Nonmetropolitan Transportation Planning/Metropolitan Transportation Planning Final Rule Webinar

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Learn more about the Final Rule on Statewide and Nonmetropolitan Transportation Planning and Metropolitan Transportation Planning, published on May 27, 2016. The final rule implements changes to the planning process, including: requiring a performance-based approach to planning a new emphasis on the nonmetropolitan transportation planning process, by requiring states to have a higher level of

Section 5310: The Federal Perspective Webinar

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Want to learn more about FTA’s Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310) program? The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) is sponsoring a free webinar that will provide an overview of the program, covering topics such as:  who is eligible how to apply eligible activities, programs and projects funding requirements how funds are

Transit Worker Assault Online Dialogue Webinar

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is hosting a webinar to discuss the launch of a National Online Dialogue to address preventing and mitigating assaults on transit workers. The webinar will serve as a brief introduction to the National Online Dialogue to help interested individuals navigate the forum, and will provide an overview of some of the topics to be discussed. Register for the

Planning Final Rule Webinar

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
On Friday, May 27, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published the Final Rule on Statewide and Nonmetropolitan Transportation Planning and Metropolitan Transportation Planning in the Federal Register to implement the changes to the planning process established by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the

Metrics at the Intersection of Health Care and Transportation

Monday, June 6, 2016
Does providing transportation access lead to improved health? FTA is sponsoring a two-day workshop to explore the intersection of healthcare and transportation and discuss ways that research can quantify how partnerships between healthcare and transportation providers lead to positive health outcomes. Held by the Transportation Research Board and the Health and Medicine Division, both of the


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