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Past Events

National RTAP Marketing Workshop #5: Transit Market Research – Understanding Our Riders


This is the fifth of six virtual marketing workshops in 2022 geared to rural and tribal public transit providers.

In order to effectively plan, market and operate transit services, agencies need to understand who is riding, how and why they are using public transit, and how well it is...

Transit Asset Management (TAM) Webinar: Using TAMPLATE to Create a TAM Plan


FTA will host a webinar 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Thursday, April 28, 2022 to review how to use the newest version of TAM PLanning Asset TemplatE (TAMPLATE) to create a...

PTASP Webinar: Safety Risk Assessment in Practice


This webinar will review key challenge areas for Safety Risk Assessment in practice and provide examples of ways transit agencies can address these challenges.

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Join FTA's Climate Challenge Earth Day Event


On April 22, 2022, FTA will host a Climate Challenge Earth Day Event celebrating transit agencies that are taking bold actions to further reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from public...

Tools for Marketing & Trip Planning: Website Builder & GTFS Builder

As discussed during our recent Marketing Workshops, a website with user-friendly route maps and schedules is a must for any transit agency. This webinar will provide an overview of two free National RTAP tools available to rural and tribal transit organizations to meet this need: Website Builder...

National RTAP: Everyone on the Bus Twitter Chat


Join experts from the Transportation Technical Assistance Coordination Library (TACL) Task force for an #Every1OnTheBus Twitter Chat, co-moderated by Marcela Moreno, National Center for Applied Transit Technology (N-CATT), Nate Seeskin, Shared Use Mobility Center (SUMC), and National RTAP staff...

National RTAP GTFS: Three Steps to Online Trip Planning


Do you want to increase ridership at no cost? Do want to the reduce stress on your scheduling/ dispatching staff? Do you want your fixed route and on-demand services to be published on trip planners? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this training is for you!

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National RTAP Marketing Workshop #4: Community Based Marketing to Build Transit Ridership


This is the fourth of six virtual marketing workshops in 2022 geared to rural and tribal public transit providers.

As a small or rural agency, one of your greatest resources is your relationships within the community. This class will examine how to leverage those relationships to build...

National RTAP and AASHTO MTAP - Risky Business: Transit Insurance and Risk Management


Mike Spadafore, the panel moderator, will kick off this webinar with a brief overview, as well as introduce the current NCHRP project on Statewide Insurance Pooling for Public Transit. Then our panelists will provide their in-depth expertise on the subjects of transit insurance, risk management...

FY22 Low-No and Bus Program Notice of Funding Opportunity Webinar 4 (03/30/2022)


FTA will host a series of webinars to provide more information to potential applicants for FY22 bus programs. More than $1 billion is available for bus grants, including converting...