National RTAP ADA Toolkit Update Webinar, June 30, 2020
The National RTAP ADA Toolkit was thoroughly updated in June 2020 with new content, resources, explanations, templates, questions and answers, glossary, and more. The Toolkit is meant to give rural and tribal transit managers an overview of their responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations to provide equal service to all passengers. Beth Hamby and Buffy Ellis, KFH Group, and Cara Marcus, National RTAP, provided an overview of the updated toolkit's sections, features, and functionality.
National RTAP, MTAP, and FDOT Vehicle Specifications Webinar, May 13, 2020
AASHTO’s Multi-State Transit Technical Assistance Program (MTAP) and National RTAP held a webinar with Carlton Allen, Florida DOT’s Transit Research Inspection Procurement Services (TRIPS) Program Manager about the state purchasing process. Robert E. Westbrook, Assistant State Transit Manager at Florida DOT, moderated the webinar and provided a state’s perspective. This webinar updates a previous one we held on July 26, 2018 - Vehicle Specifications 101.
National RTAP/NCMM Cost Allocation Webinar, March 25, 2020
National RTAP and the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM) held a webinar on March 25, 2020 about the fundamentals of two-variable cost allocation, how to use National RTAP's Cost Allocation Calculator, and ways to utilize the results for data reporting, pricing, and planning of services. The demonstration showed how the Calculator generates fully allocated costs and metrics by route, travel mode, funding source, jurisdiction, and shared-ride services. The webinar included panelists with perspectives from rural transit agencies on how the Calculator is beneficial for their organizations.
National RTAP Webinars are available in our YouTube Channel. Click on the webinar link to view each description and the recording.