May
10
Tue
2022
CTAA Community Transportation EXPO @ Louisville, KY
May 10 – May 14 all-day
May
11
Wed
2022
Training & Education Committee
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Committee Purpose: To gather learning and education opportunities for all public transit agencies in Oklahoma.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

Communications, Public Relations and Marketing Committee Meeting
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Committee Purpose: Promotes Oklahoma public transit story, develop tools and opportunities to enhance internal communications between OTA and members.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

May
18
Wed
2022
Grants & Procurement Committee
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Committee Purpose: To review and approve possible grants and procurement purchases for OTA members.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

May
23
Mon
2022
Oklahoma Transit Association Spring Conference @ Norman, OK
May 23 – May 25 all-day
May
25
Wed
2022
Advocacy & Government Relations Committee
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Committee Purpose: Spearheads federal and state legislative initiatives for public transit.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

NEMT Committee Meeting
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The NEMT Committee meets monthly to discuss Non Emergency Medical Transportation in Oklahoma and support public transit’s role in this program.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

Jun
2
Thu
2022
International Rail Roadeo
Jun 2 – Jun 5 all-day
Jun
5
Sun
2022
APTA Rail Conference
Jun 5 – Jun 8 all-day
Jun
8
Wed
2022
Training & Education Committee
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Committee Purpose: To gather learning and education opportunities for all public transit agencies in Oklahoma.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

Communications, Public Relations and Marketing Committee Meeting
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Committee Purpose: Promotes Oklahoma public transit story, develop tools and opportunities to enhance internal communications between OTA and members.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

Jun
15
Wed
2022
Grants & Procurement Committee
Jun 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Committee Purpose: To review and approve possible grants and procurement purchases for OTA members.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

Jun
28
Tue
2022
Transit State of Good Repair – West @ The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
Jun 28 – Jun 29 all-day
Jun
29
Wed
2022
Advocacy & Government Relations Committee
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Committee Purpose: Spearheads federal and state legislative initiatives for public transit.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

NEMT Committee Meeting
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The NEMT Committee meets monthly to discuss Non Emergency Medical Transportation in Oklahoma and support public transit’s role in this program.

Contact Olivia Hook at Olivia@oktransit.org for information or to join a committee.

Jul
16
Sat
2022
Rural Transit Day
Jul 16 all-day

Take the Rural Transit Day Pledge

On Rural Transit Day (July 16) and every day throughout the year, I/we pledge to:

  1. Understand the unique needs of rural and tribal passengers and plan services to meet those needs.
  2. Provide all passengers with helpful, courteous, and respectful customer service.
  3. Deliver equal service to all passengers, regardless of age, background, abilities, income, or gender.
  4. Coordinate with community organizations to provide transportation to as many destinations as possible. 
  5. Involve passengers, community stakeholders, and elected officials in service planning.
  6. Assure that vehicles and facilities are safe, clean, well-maintained, and comfortable.
  7. Invest in training and education that keep staff current, knowledgeable and skilled.
  8. Contribute to an organizational culture where staff are motivated and successful.
  9. Have a plan for potential emergencies and disasters and communicate that plan to all stakeholders.
  10. Keep up with and invest in new technologies and funding opportunities to continually improve services.

Find out more about Rural Transit Day here.

Jul
24
Sun
2022
SWTA Summer University @ Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas - Hotel, Spa & Convention Center
Jul 24 – Jul 27 all-day
Aug
23
Tue
2022
Rethinking Traditional Service Delivery Models (RideCo Webinar)
Aug 23 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Dive into why agencies are reconsidering traditional models, including discussions around mobility gaps and low ridership, before looking at successful examples from the industry of models that have been reimagined!

Aug
27
Sat
2022
APTA State Public Transportation Conference @ Spokane, WA
Aug 27 – Aug 30 all-day
Sep
19
Mon
2022
What’s New in the National RTAP Toolkits Webinar
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join National RTAP Review Board Member Laura Corff, Transit Director for United Community Action Program, Inc./Cimarron Transit, for an overview of pages she helped update in the ADA Toolkit and Transit Manager’s Toolkit. National RTAP Analyst Nancy Doherty will discuss updates to the State RTAP Manager’s Toolkit resulting from the 2022 State RTAP Manager’s survey. Resource Center Manager Cara Marcus will also introduce many of the updates to the toolkits.