National RTAP Webinars


Upcoming Webinars

Title Organization Description Date Time Register
Opioids Misuse: Increasing Access to Transportation In Rural Communities USDA, National RTAP, FTA

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the National Rural Transit Assistance Program (National RTAP), and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) are hosting a workshop on increasing access to transportation in rural communities affected by opioid misuse.

September 20, 2018 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM ET No registration required to view Livestream.
Best Practices - Coordination Between State DOT and Transit Agencies in Asset Management and Capital Planning National RTAP 

This webinar will focus on best practices for 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) will serve as a case study. 

Topics include challenges and benefits of streamlining agency asset data reporting, business processes that support the capital planning/funding request workflow between agencies and BPT, and BPT's integration of grant management with capital planning.

September 27, 2018 2:00-3:00 PM ET Register

Recent Webinars

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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101 Webinar Series: Cost Allocation 101, 6/6/18

This webinar, with Todd Hansen of Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) and Rich Garrity of RLS & Associates, will present an overview of cost allocation, why it’s important, and the various uses for cost allocation (e.g. NTD reporting, performance measurement, pricing of services). The presenters will walk through a cost allocation model and cover potential applications with utilization of the tools and techniques. Join us and learn how to make your financial reporting more accurate, efficient, and transparent.

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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.

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