National RTAP Webinars


Upcoming Webinars

Title Organization Description Date Time Register
Transit Employee Health and Wellness Programs National RTAP This webinar will discuss common health issues among drivers and other transit staff, the impact those issues can have on agencies, and the benefits of wellness programs. Presenters include Erwin Reitsma of Wyoming Independent Living and Jill Stedem of OATS Transit in Missouri. November 29, 2018 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET Register
FTA Rural and Tribal NTD Overview and Updates National RTAP/FTA

Maggie Shilling, FTA NTD Program Manager, will lead a webinar that will cover basic requirements for rural and tribal reporters, how the data are used in the formula, and an overview of updates to the asset inventory requirements.  She will be joined by Joe Eldredge, NTD Operations Center Manager.

The webinar will also address your questions on the Rural and Tribal NTD.  Please send any questions you would like answered during the webinar to by November 19, 2018.

December 5, 2018 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET Register

Recent Webinars

Best Practices - Coordination Between State DOTs and Transit Agencies in Asset Management and Capital Planning, 9/27/18

Best Practices - Coordination Between State DOTs and Transit Agencies in Asset Management and Capital Planning focuses on coordination in asset management and capital planning between state DOT public transportation departments and rural transit agencies. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) Bureau of Public Transportation (BPT) and Crawford Area Transportation Authority (CATA) serve as case studies.

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Vehicle Specifications 101, 7/26/18

During this webinar, staff from the Florida Department of Transportation, the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida, and the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering presented on vehicle specs and vehicle procurement, focusing on Florida's Transit, Research, Inspection, and Procurement Services (TRIPS) program and the elements of the program that support safe, reliable, and durable transit vehicles.

The webinar included four crash testing videos that demonstrated the improvements they've seen in the safety of cutaway vehicles they purchase, as a result of the TRIPS program, especially the performance based standards, testing, and inspection procedures. The, videos, created by the Crashworthiness & Impact Analysis Laboratory (CIAL), did not show up in the webinar recording, but we will share a link to those videos as soon as it is available.

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Updated Problem Passengers Training Overview, 7/18/18

During this webinar, National RTAP and Zipline Performance Group staff walk through the content and components of the Problem Passengers: Managing Difficult Passengers and Situations training module, which was updated and enhanced in June 2018. The webinar also explains how to access and best utilize this course and provides an overview of the National RTAP eLearning system. Note: this is not a delivery of the training content.

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Previous Webinars

National RTAP Webinars are available in our YouTube Channel. Click on the webinar link to view each description and the recording.

9/27/18 | Best Practices - Coordination Between State DOTs and Transit Agencies in Asset Management and Capital Planning | Webinar | PowerPoint
9/20/18 | USDA, National RTAP, FTA | Opioids Misuse: Increasing Access to Transportation In Rural Communities | Livestream
7/26/18 | 101 Webinar Series: Vehicle Specifications 101 | Webinar | PowerPoint
7/18/18 | Updated Problem Passengers Training Overview | Webinar | PowerPoint
6/6/18 | 101 Webinar Series: Cost Allocation 101 WebinarPowerPoint 
5/24/18 | GTFS at the U.S. DOT | Webinar
4/19/18 | FTA Low-No Emissions Program: Grant Writing for Small and Rural SystemsWebinar | PowerPoint 
4/18/18 | Moving from Demand Response to Deviated Fixed Route ServiceWebinar | PowerPoint 
1/19/18 | Drug & Alcohol Fitness-for-Duty Policies & Procedures for Public TransitWebinar | PowerPoint | Q&A 
1/12/18 | Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Devices Webinar | PowerPoint | Q&A 
12/12/17 | Understanding the Updated USDOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Regulation Webinar | PowerPoint
11/9/17 | ResourceShare Overview Webinar | PowerPoint
8/30/17 | 101 Webinar Series: Grant Writing Webinar | PowerPoint | Handouts 
7/20/17 | 101 Webinar Series: Procurement for Contracted Services Webinar | PowerPoint 
4/26/17 | 101 Webinar Series: Fire and Flood - Disaster Planning and Response Webinar | PowerPoint 
3/7/17 | Kids on Transit Webinar | PowerPoint 
2/16/17 | 101 Webinar Series: Introduction to TCRP Webinar | Handouts 
1/19/17 | 101 Webinar Series: Transit Asset Management Webinar | PowerPoint 
11/16/16 | 101 Webinar Series: Estimating Ridership of Rural Demand-Response Transit Webinar | PowerPoint
9/28/16 | 101 Webinar Series: Veteran's Highly Rural Transportation Grants Webinar | PowerPoint 
8/31/16 | National RTAP eLearning Webinar: Substance Abuse Awareness Training Overview Webinar | PowerPoint
8/17/16 | 101 Webinar Series: Connecting Users and Rides for Specialized Transportation Webinar | PowerPoint
8/11/16 | Website Builder Overview Webinar | PowerPoint
6/15/16 | 101 Webinar Series: Procurement Webinar | PowerPoint 
4/6/16 | National Aging and Disability Transportation Center Overview Webinar | PowerPoint 
3/7/16 | FTA Agency Safety Plans NPRM and Proposed National Safety Plan Webinar Webinar | PowerPoint 
1/19/16 | National RTAP Resources Overview with MTAP Webinar | PowerPoint
12/1/15 | 101 Webinar Series: FTA Bus Safety Program and SMS for Small Agencies Webinar | PowerPoint 
11/17/15 | National RTAP Marketing Toolkit Demonstration Webinar 
11/5/15 | National RTAP Marketing Toolkit Overview Webinar 
9/30/15 | 101 Webinar Series: FTA Intercity Bus Program Webinar | PowerPoint 
9/2/15 | National RTAP eLearning Overview Webinar Webinar 
7/29/15 | 101 Webinar Series: Title VI Requirements Webinar | PowerPoint | Q&A 
6/24/15 | Integrated National Transit Database (iNTD) Rural Module Webinar | PowerPoint 
5/28/15 | 101 Webinar Series: Rides to Wellness - Creating Healthy Communities Webinar | PowerPoint 
4/14/15 | GTFS Builder Webinar: Open Discussion with Local Agencies Webinar 
3/18/15 | 101 Webinar Series: Ethics in Transit Decision-Making Webinar | PowerPoint 
12/10/14 | 101 Webinar Series: ADA and Rural Transportation Webinar | PowerPoint | Q&A
9/16/14 | 101 Webinar Series: Drug and Alcohol Testing Webinar | PowerPoint Handouts
4/22/14 | State RTAP Manager's Toolkit and Forum Webinar | PowerPoint
11/20/13 | 101 Webinar Series: Charter Service and School Transportation | Webinar PowerPoint
9/25/13 | 101 Webinar Series: Social Media Webinar | PowerPoint 
6/27/13 | GTFS Builder Step 3 Workshop Webinar | PowerPoint 
6/26/13 | 2 the Point Training Introductory Webinar Webinar | PowerPoint 
6/20/13 | GTFS Builder Step 2 Workshop Webinar | PowerPoint 
6/13/13 | GTFS Builder Step 1 Workshop Webinar | PowerPoint 
2/23/12 | ProcurementPRO State & Local Portals Webinar 
8/16/11 | GTFS Builder Overview Webinar | PowerPoint 
7/22/11 | Customer Driven Service Webinar | PowerPoint 
3/17/11 | ProcurementPRO Demonstration Webinar 
2/17/11 | Emergency Procedures for Rural Transit Drivers Webinar | PowerPoint 
11/19/10 |John Martin Series: Make Business Part of Rural Transit's Business Webinar | PowerPoint 
9/9/10 | John Martin Series: Measure and Report Your Impact Webinar | PowerPoint 
6/17/10 | John Martin Series: Exceptional Customer Service Across Generations Webinar | PowerPoint 
4/15/10 | John Martin Series: Putting the Riders' Needs First Webinar | PowerPoint 
2/11/10 | John Martin Series: Dawning of a New Era in Community Transit Webinar | PowerPoint