Jan
5
Tue
2021 TRB Annual Meeting
Jan 5 – Jan 8 all-day
Jan
7
Thu
Maximizing Public and Private Sector Investments in Communications Systems
Jan 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

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Both wireless and fiber optic communications systems will remain the backbone of transportation technology for both connected and automated vehicles and mobility as a service. This webinar will discuss different approaches to maximize public and private sector investments in communications systems and broadband initiatives. How do public sector agencies develop programs to get beneficial fiber installed? How can agencies maximize the value of their ROW? How will COVID-19 and Rural Broadband Initiatives change the future of communications systems?

This webinar will have a panel of public and private sector speakers briefly talk about their different approaches and lessons learned. The panel will then discuss some key issues around the future of resource sharing.

 

Jan
11
Mon
2021 TRB Annual Meeting
Jan 11 – Jan 15 all-day
National Transit Database
Jan 11 – Jan 14 all-day

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The goal of this course is to help transit professionals learn the necessary skills for reporting urban data to the NTD internet reporting website.

Topics include:

  • Benefits and impacts associated with the NTD annual reporting
  • Defining the apportionments (i.e., Urbanized Area Formula Program – UAFP, Small Transit Intensive Cities – STIC, and State-of-Good Repair)
  • “Who” reports and “What” to report
  • NTD annual reporting website, functionality and automation
  • The 6 standard NTD reporting modules (Basic Information, Financial, Asset, Service, Resource, and Federal Funding Allocation) as well as Declarations and Independent Auditor Statements
  • Report year updates

 

Jan
12
Tue
Virtual Certified Safety and Security Officer (CSSO)
Jan 12 – Jan 13 all-day

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A commitment to safety has long been a hallmark of community transportation programs. This commitment extends both to the riding public and to the women and men who work in the nation’s community transportation systems. To demonstrate this commitment to safety, CTAA developed the Certified Safety and Security Officer program. This certification includes a CSSO participant handbook and a certification exam at the end of the course. The certification is valid for three years.

 

The Next Big COVID Challenge: Promoting Vaccine Uptake
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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In this webinar, Professors Doug Evans and Jeff French will outline ten key actions that the evidence tells us will have a positive impact on increasing the uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations as they are approved by regulatory authorities. Drawing on the literature and key global guidance documents, the webinar will share a blueprint for strategies to be developed and implemented. The session will be illustrated with examples of practice from around the world. Those attending will have an opportunity to discuss with Doug and Jeff the big challenges that will need to be addressed during 2021 and beyond to ensure mass and rapid uptake of vaccines in the face of substantial vaccine hesitancy in many countries.

 

RTAP State Manager’s Peer Roundtable
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join National RTAP staff and fellow State RTAP Managers for an informal discussion about State RTAP program issues and trends. No need to pre-register, just join the Roundtable at the time of the meeting.  Find your local call-in number. If you would like a calendar invitation, please RSVP to info@nationalrtap.org.

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Financial Management and Indirect Cost Rates
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published 2 CFR Part 200, “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards,” in December 2014. This guidance has had a great impact on all recipients of Federal financial assistance, including all FTA grantees and subrecipients. Additionally, OMB updated this guidance, effective November 12, 2020. This session will focus on key compliance elements from the OMB guidance as it relates to the management of FTA grants and the impact of the recent regulatory changes. This session will also provide an overview of the requirements for establishing indirect cost rates under FTA grant awards.

 

Jan
13
Wed
HR’s Role in the Hybrid Workforce
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jan
14
Thu
Local Policy for Automated Mobility
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm