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National RTAP Conference: Reaching New Heights in Rural and Tribal Transit

Number 2015-20
10-07-15
 

REGION 8 BULLETIN NO: 2015-20 (PDF)

Subject: National RTAP Conference: Reaching New Heights in Rural and Tribal Transit

Date: October 7, 2015

Dear Grantees:

Join the National Rural Transit Assistance Program (NRTAP) in Denver at its technical assistance conference: Reaching New Heights in Rural and Tribal Transit, Tuesday, October 27 to Friday, October 30, 2015.

The conference is designed for rural and tribal transit operators, transportation providers, organizations in rural areas that are new to transit programs, state RTAP and DOT staff, and other rural transit professionals.

The conference offers opportunities to learn about planning, operations, policy-writing, funding and finance, data management and reporting requirements as well as tips and tricks to make compliance easier. Special topics in rural mobility, including veteran’s transportation, MAP-21 program changes, health, and livability will be offered.

“Especially for Tribes: A Tribal Transit Technical Assistance Assessment” workshop will be held October 27 from 12:30-4:30 PM. This will include information on FTA’s $30 million Tribal Transit Program and the applicable requirements:

Grant Administration and Finance
Vehicle Maintenance
Procurement
Drug and Alcohol Program

For more information and to register for the conference please go to:http://nationalrtap.org/conference2015/Register

Please contact Jennifer Stewart, Region 8, at 720-963-3317 or Jennifer.stewart@dot.gov with questions or concerns.

Sincerely,

Linda M. Gehrke
Regional Administrator

Updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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