Shared-Use Mobility Center will host a webinar discussion mobility on-demand. Advanced technologies are fueling the growth of app-enabled mobility service providers. Transit agencies and cities have looked to partnerships with these new providersMobility on Demand (MOD) solutionsto enhance their public transit services. A primary challenge in implementing MOD solutions has been reaching an agreement between the public and private partners over data sharing. Drawing on lessons learned from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) MOD Sandbox program and beyond, this webinar aims to help transit agencies implementing MOD solutions determine the right data-sharing approach for their project, considering benefits and trade-offs of various options.
TRB is sponsoring the 13th National Conference on Transportation Asset Management on July 11-14, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference is expected to cover a broad range of asset management topics, including transit state of good repair and adaptation to extreme weather and climate change.
July OTA Finance & Administration Committee Meeting
Thu, Jul 11, 2019 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM CDT
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The TAM Multimodal Roundtable will bring together practitioners from transit agencies across the country who are directly involved in asset management. The event is designed for larger tier I agencies and will focus on more complex and mature issues related to TAM implementation. This meeting is an excellent opportunity for your agency to share lessons learned through your asset management process, and gain valuable insights from your peers. Smaller tier I and tier II agencies that do not operate rail may register but may be better served by the roundtable for bus operators.
Participants taking the Transportation Planning Process course receive an overview of the metropolitan and statewide transportation planning process, underscoring its relationship to informed decision-making and the required planning process. This course expands knowledge of transportation planning practice fundamentals and the ability to convey the relationship of these principles to the Federal planning program requirements. Participants gain knowledge and understanding of planning practice fundamentals through the use of engaging interactive activities.
This instructor-led training combines the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Course from the National Transit Institute (NTI) and NHI with NTI’s State and Metropolitan Transportation Programming Courses to reflect the current laws, regulations and issues relevant to the transportation planning process. This consolidated course titled is jointly developed by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in concert with their respective training branches NTI and NHI.
Please NOTE: the following 4-hour Basics of Transportation Planning web-based training (WBT) is a prerequisite and should be taken prior to participating in this instructor-led course.
Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), Regional Planning Organizations or affected nonmetropolitan transportation officials with responsibility for transportation planning, State Departments of Transportation Planning, Transportation Planning, Programming, or Project Development staff working or participating in the Statewide or Metropolitan Transportation Planning process, Transit Agencies and/or Providers, Federal Transit Administration, and Federal Highway Administration.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the legislative requirements for States and MPOs to conduct the transportation planning process.
- Describe the content and purpose of statewide and metropolitan transportation plans and programs.
- Identify the steps and activities in a performance-based approach to planning and programming supported by public engagement and intergovernmental cooperation.
- Explain the relationship between the transportation planning process and other community planning processes.
- Identify participants and their roles and responsibilities in planning.
- Differentiate appropriate levels of consultation, cooperation, and engagement among stakeholders and the public.
Length: 2 days
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Public procurement processes can be challenging, likewise the process for understanding and implementing technology. Combine them in the form of technology RFPs and you have a daunting venture for even the most prepared organization.
This 1 hour webinar will explore the world of technology RFPs and provide a pathway to increases your likelihood of success, from understanding the problem you’re trying to solve all the way through to RFP structure, content, and process. We hope you’ll join us!
New technology and emerging trends in transportation pose unique challenges and opportunities for people with disabilities and for any who wish to ensure that our public spaces and transportation networks are available and accessible to all. While autonomous vehicles may offer new opportunities for people with disabilities, they need to be managed properly and developed with people with disabilities in mind to ensure that they’re accessible. While trends like micromobility and mobility as a service offer opportunities for reimagining public space, people with disabilities need to be at the table and part of any decision-making process to be sure that the changing landscape does not exclude them. This webinar will explore human-centered mobility and how it applies specifically to people with disabilities, featuring national experts on accessibility and public space. This webinar assumes a basic knowledge of issues related to walking and walkable communities.