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.
Rural iNTD Peer Grouping Tool Webinar, February 26, 2020
In this National RTAP webinar, Rural iNTD Peer Grouping Tool, participants learned about a new tool for finding peer transit agencies available through the Rural Integrated National Transit Database (Rural iNTD). Paul Ryus, Principal Engineer with Kittelson & Associates, Inc., described the value of peer grouping, provided an overview of the methodology behind the new Peer Grouping Tool, and demonstrated how to use the tool to form a peer group. He showed how to compare an agency’s performance and trends in key areas to its peer group and create tables and graphs summarizing the results.
FTA Outreach to Tribes on Government to Government Training Webinar, January 7, 2020
A National RTAP webinar on FTA Outreach to Tribes on Government to Government Training was held on January 7, 2020. The webinar provided an opportunity for tribal participants to provide direct input and feedback on the development of Government-to-Government training programs for FTA Tribal Liaisons and FTA decisionmakers. Donovan Gomez, Transit Administrator, Hopi Senom Transit, and Jenny Rowland, Transportation Manager, Bois Forte Public Transportation, moderated the discussion.
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