RTAP Programs

Resources of interest to state RTAP  managers, particularly relating to vehicles and public outreach.

 

Vehicles

Handbook for Purchasing Small Transit Vehicle (PennDOT) 

Small Transit Vehicle Industry Study from Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI)

TCRP Report 61: Analyzing the Costs of Operating Small Transit Vehicles 

Community Transportation Association of America's Vehicle Procurement page

Oregon Department of Transportation's Preventive Maintenance guidance

National RTAP Training Module Introduction to Preventive Maintenance

FTA Bus Safety Preventive Maintenance 

U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program - resource for federal funding recipients that allows state and local government agencies and public organizations to obtain vehicles donated by federal agencies

 

Public Involvement and Outreach

Florida Department of Transportation Public Involvement Handbook (right side of the page)    

Civil Rights training materials: Public Outreach Powerpoint

FTA’s Environmental Justice circular provides information about designing an outreach strategy for environmental justice populations

Michigan DOT Guidelines for Stakeholder Engagement

Updated November 15, 2017