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Low and No-Emission Component Assessment Program (LoNo-CAP) Informational Webinar

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Learn 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

Environmental Justice Training

Monday, October 24, 2016 to Tuesday, October 25, 2016
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

Safety Research and Demonstration Grants Webinar

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Join 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.

Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Technical Assistance Initiative Webinar

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Does 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

Public Transportation Safety Program Final Rule Webinar

Thursday, September 1, 2016
FTA’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

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 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

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 

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