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U.S. DOT Every Place Counts Design Challenge Webinar

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
As a result of the Interstate Highway program that began in the 1950s, the U.S. had a well-developed network of routes —air, rail, and road— that linked every state and connected the country as never before. However, we see today that the infrastructure that brought massive expansion also divided neighborhoods.  Residents were often cut off from newly formed social and economic centers and left

Webinar: New Low and No-Emission Component Assessment Program for Transit Bus Manufacturers

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Join FTA for a webinar on the new Low and No-Emission Component Assessment Program to provide an overview of key program information and to gather your input on the types of low and zero emission transit bus component assessments that would prove useful to transit bus manufacturers.  This webinar session is intended for bus Transit Vehicle Manufacturers (TVMs); however, all interested parties are

Webinar: New Low and No-Emission Component Assessment Program for Transit Agencies

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Join FTA for a webinar on the new Low and No-Emission Component Assessment Program to provide an overview of key program information and to gather your input on the types of low and zero emission transit bus component assessments that would prove useful to transit agencies. This webinar session is intended for transit agency personnel; however, all interested parties are welcome.  Webinar Info  

FTA Announces Webinar for Proposed Award Management Requirements Circular

Thursday, April 21, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Office of Grants Management and Guidance will host a webinar from 2-3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 21 to discuss the proposed FTA Award Management Requirements Circular (FTA C 5010.1E). This is an information-sharing session to discuss the significant changes to the proposed 5010.1E Circular, which is currently out for public comment through April 29. 

Rides to Wellness Demonstration Grants Webinar

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
This webinar will share information about the $5.3 million notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) published on March 29, 2016 for the Rides to Wellness Demonstration and Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grants program (R2W Demonstration Grants).  Participants will have an opportunity to as ask questions.  The goal of the competitive R2W Demonstration Grants is to find and test promising,

Joint Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities & Low or No Emissions Bus Competitive Programs Webinar

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Repeat training opportunity! This joint webinar will share information regarding the $211 million for Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program and the $55 million for the Low-No Bus Competitive Program funding opportunities published on March 29, 2016. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions.  The purpose of the bus program is to improve the condition of the nation’s

Joint Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities & Low or No Emissions Bus Competitive Programs Webinar

Thursday, April 14, 2016
This joint webinar will share information regarding the $211 million for Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program and the $55 million for the Low-No Bus Competitive Program funding opportunities published on March 29, 2016. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions.  The purpose of the bus program is to improve the condition of the nation’s public transportation bus

State Safety Oversight (SSO) Final Rule Discussion

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration's Office of Transit Safety & Oversight will host a webinar to discuss the State Safety Oversight (SSO) final rule. This session will be an opportunity for attendees to learn more about the provisions of the rule, and ask questions related to implementation. The SSO rule replaces the rules that had been in place for the past twenty years and significantly

ADA and Vehicles

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
FTA’s Office of Civil Rights concludes its series of webinars providing an in-depth look at Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and how the ADA Circular addresses them with a focus on the ADA and vehicles. Learn about vehicle acquisition standards, accessibility considerations, and equivalent facilitation. This webinar covers material from chapters 4, 5, and 11 of the ADA Circular

FTA Public Listening Session on the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan NPRM and Proposed National Public Transportation Safety

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Event Description: Join us for a Public Listening Session on March 16, 2016, to answer questions on the proposed National Public Transportation Safety Plan and Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) at the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Legislative Conference.   To learn more about the proposed rulemaking and the National Plan, visit

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