Transit Safety & Workforce Development

Transit Bus System Safety (FT00533)

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. March 19-23, 2018 (M-Th: 8:00am – 4:30pm; and F: 8:00am – 12:00pm) CUTR, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810 For LMS questions or technical assistance, please contact Stephanie Lewis or

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Transit Industrial Safety Management (FT00457)

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. February 12-16, 2018 (M-Th: 8:00am – 4:30pm; and F: 8:00am – 12:00pm) CUTR, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810 For LMS

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CUTR/FTA Transit Safety Standards Working Group

CUTR formed the Transit Safety Standards Working Group to inform the development of FTA’s Safety Standards Strategic Plan and the tasks associated with the Standards Development Program. The thirteen-member group represents a cross section of the U.S. public transportation industry and includes transit systems operating in large and small urban environments and those providing rail/bus and bus services, along with

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard

October 19, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard Texas Department of Transportation Public Transportation Division (TxDOT-PTN) administers federal and state grants for public transportation in Texas and funds 26 urban and 37 rural transit districts. Sponsored by TxDOT-PTN, the Transit Mobility program at Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) built a performance dashboard to create a one-stop

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Importance of Efficient Ground Transportation Access to Airports

August 31, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Importance of Efficient Ground Transportation Access to Airports This webcast will explore the benefits of ground transportation access that is mutually beneficial to the airport and local community. The webcast will discuss some challenges against and opportunities for enhanced intergovernmental coordination to support this outcome. The webcast will also cover some best practices and initiatives

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National Rural Transit Assistance Program START (Safety Training and Rural Transit) Workshop

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. November 6-7, 2017 (8:30am-4:30pm, daily) St. Johns County Council on Aging, Inc., St. Augustine, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810 For LMS questions or technical assistance, please contact Stephanie

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FAC Webinar Recording: The Economy of General Aviation Airport Security Awareness

August 29, 2017 10:30AM (ET) The Economy of General Aviation Airport Security Awareness General aviation (GA) Airports account for approximately 77 percent of all US flights. GA employees support 3.3 jobs elsewhere in the national economy. With over 200,000 aircraft and nearly 5,000 airports to choose from, the GA community employs and supports millions of jobs and it is important

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CUTR Webcast Recording: TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies

August 17, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies documents current practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs that have been effective in reducing accidents and

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LeadershipITE Graduation

Jodi Godfrey graduated from the LeadershipITE program that identifies, develops, and engages leaders to shape the future of transportation. She began the program in January 2017 and was presented her certificate in Toronto at the ITE International Meeting! Congratulations Jodi!!

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FPTA Annual Conference Registration OPEN!

2017 FPTA Annual Conference in West Palm Beach on October 22-24, 2017 Conference will be co-hosted by both PalmTran and the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority. View more information about the annual conference.

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CUTR partners with Rail Research and Testing Juggernaut – Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

The Center for Urban Transportation Research is teaming with the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (a subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads) to perform research to assist the Federal Transit Administration’s Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation in the agency’s standards development program. TTCI brings considerable relevant experience in the development and evaluation of rail safety standards and extensive rail

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CUTR/FTA Transit Safety Standards Working Group

CUTR formed the Transit Safety Standards Working Group to inform the development of FTA’s Safety Standards Strategic Plan and the tasks associated with the Standards Development Program. The thirteen-member group represents a cross section of the U.S. public transportation industry and includes transit systems operating in large and small urban environments and those providing rail/bus and bus services, along with

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