How do you go from a foundation of knowledge to a culture of action? This training will take the “what” of equitable development and address the “how.” The panel will share their own experiences in equitable development planning and share lessons, resources, and practices for you to get started on the path.
|National Transit Institute|
The course begins with a review of ADA paratransit criteria and then reviews ADA paratransit eligibility requirements. The two-day session presents more detailed information about alternative eligibility determination processes, with a focus on in-person interview and assessment options. It also addresses “difficult” determination issues and presents options for trip-by-trip eligibility determinations.
Program Coordinator: Myrna Sirleaf
Transportation is continuously evolving and becoming more dependent on evidence-based decision-making. The way engineers and planners demonstrate accountability is through implementation of effective, practical, and specific performance measures. We step back from our data swamps and dashboards to reconsider best practices in performance management and how agencies can make the most of their situation, regardless of data, resources, or limitations. This webinar will discuss how to improve performance management efforts, with examples from other sectors and experiences among peer agencies (Iowa DOT and Texas DOT).
From flying taxis to delivery robots to micromobility—think shared bikes and scooters—transportation is evolving fast. How people and goods move will look starkly different in just a few years. American ingenuity is once again transforming how we travel and how we connect commerce. Our New Mobility Future will explore the promise and pitfalls of our new mobility future—and to discuss how we’re going to get there.
Today’s youth are tomorrow’s riders, bikers, walkers, voters, and transportation planners. As more transit agencies begin to offer free fare passes to public middle and high school students, it is important to have good marketing strategy in place to encourage transit usage so they don’t miss out on the potential to affect behavior change, Thus, transit agencies need to develop age-appropriate messaging strategies and tactics that promote youth non-car mobility. This webinar will present results from a NITC research project that sought to create and evaluate communication messaging that fosters more positive attitudes, intentions, and behaviors related to transit and other non-car transportation options among Portland youth.
KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES
Understand the non-car mobility-related attitudes, intentions, and behaviors of high school and middle school students in various metropolitan areas in Oregon; Identify communication channels and settings that could be most effective with youth in regards to transportation system information and promotion; Study the data to learn how several existing communication strategy themes promoting non-car mobility were perceived by Oregon youth.
May OTA Board Meeting
Wed, May 29, 2019 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM CDT
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The purpose of the meeting is to provide a venue for peer exchange among road weather management stakeholders and practitioners consisting of State Departments of Transportation, local agencies, academia, vendors, weather service providers (public and private), and consultants. The meeting will include presentations, facilitated discussions, vendor exhibits, and networking opportunities for all participants.