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Upcoming Peer Calls

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True Tales of Rural Transit Heroes Twitter Chat We all need heroes and there’s no better place to look than among our own. Join National RTAP on Twitter to talk about someone in transit who responded in a time of need. On July 12, 2:00-3:00 PM ET, Kari Banta, of TXDOT and the National RTAP Review Board, will lead a #RuralTransitHeroes Twitter chat. No deed is too small if it made a difference! Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Contact us at info@nationalrtap.org if you would like an email invitation to the chat. July 12, 2018 2:00-3:00 PM ET RSVP by email
TAM for Tribes Peer Call

The purpose of the call is to collect information from Tribal Transit agencies about their approach to transit asset management (TAM) plans and how they plan meet the basic requirements of the TAM rule. We will discuss challenges and share solutions specific to Tribal Transit agencies. Neil Rodriguez and Robin Phillips, National RTAP Staff, and Jennie Rowland, Chair of the National RTAP Review Board and Manager of Big Woods Transit (Bois Forte Tribe), will facilitate the discussion. 

August 1, 2018 2:00-3:00 PM ET Register

 

Recorded Peer Calls

To listen to the recordings of previous Peer Calls, click on the video icon on the left (though usually there is limited visual content). If a recording is available, a video player box will pop up. Transcripts of recorded calls are available upon request.

 

Disaster Preparedness Series: Getting Ready for the Worst, 1/17/18

This was the first of three Peer Calls on Disaster Preparedness, co-organized with the South West Transit Association (SWTA). Speakers included Michelle Horne of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and Kristen Joyner of SWTA. 

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State Allocation of Section 5310 and 5311 Funds, 2/8/18

During this Peer Call, State Program Managers from Texas and Michigan spoke about how they allocate Section 5311 and 5310 funds in their states, including the formula or criteria they use, application cycle, and review process. Participants from Arizona, Nebraska, and Idaho also contributed to the conversation. Click “Download Handout” to view a Summary of the Section 5310 and 5311 Application Processes for Texas, Michigan, and New York State. Also visit AASHTO’s Multi-State Technical Assistance Program (MTAP) for more webinars and resources on this topic.

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Disaster Preparedness Series: In the Eye of the Storm, 2/21/18

This was the second of three Peer Calls on Disaster Preparedness, co-organized with the South West Transit Association (SWTA). Participants discussed what role they can play in helping their community respond to fires, floods, and other disasters and what they need to do to protect their vehicles.

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2/21/18 | Disaster Preparedness Series: In the Eye of the StormWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
2/21/18 | Disaster Preparedness Series: In the Eye of the StormWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
2/8/18 | State Allocation of Section 5310 and 5311 FundsWebinar | PowerPoint | Handout 
 
1/17/18 | Disaster Preparedness Series: Getting Ready for the WorstWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
11/30/17 | ADA Riders Guide and Policies for Tribal TransitWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
7/13/17 | Tribal Transit Manager OverviewWebinar 
 
5/24/17 | Fostering a Safety CultureWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
2/15/17 | Engaging Community StakeholdersWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
10/26/16 | NEMT Performance MeasuresWebinar 
 
8/3/16 | Preparing for State Management ReviewsWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
5/18/16 | Special Topics in Procurement - RFPs for ITWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
1/27/16 | Transit Manager 101Webinar | PowerPoint 
 
11/18/15 | Tribal TransitWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
9/16/15 | Title VI PlansWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
8/19/15 | Tribal TransitWebinar | PowerPoint 
 
7/15/15 | Interstate RegulationsWebinar | PowerPoint