Jun
17
Mon
2019 National Regional Transportation Conference
Jun 17 – Jun 19 all-day

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This event provides peer-to-peer learning for regional transportation planners, state DOT representatives, and their local and private sector partners working in multiple transportation modes.

The conference provides training and networking opportunities on a variety of rural and small metropolitan transportation topics. With hands-on workshops, best practice panels, and facilitated networking sessions that feature peer trainers and expert speakers, the conference will offer training for organizations and individuals just beginning to work in transportation, as well as those with more experience.

This year, the National Regional Transportation Conference is co-located with the National CEDS Forum (June 18 – 20).  Some sessions will be held together.  Attendees who work on both transportation and economic development can register for both events, as space permits.

GFX 2019 Expo and Conference
Jun 17 – Jun 20 all-day

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Entering its 12th year, GFX is the largest annual community gathering of public fleets in the nation.  GFX has the backing of Government Fleet magazine, the most trusted industry resource for news, training and information.

Attendees can receive public fleet-specific training, connect with peers in the fleet community to discuss daily challenges and solutions, and get hands-on with the latest vehicles and technology for the industry.

Title VI and Public Transit
Jun 17 – Jun 18 all-day

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Title VI and Public Transit

National Transit Institute

Description:

 

This course will help practitioners appreciate the importance of transit equity considerations during the day-to-day life of transit planning, management, and operations. It is designed to provide accurate information on a variety of equity considerations an agency is exposed to on a daily basis.

Audience:
Regional/Metropolitan Planning Organization, State Department of Transportation, and transit agency staff.

Objectives:
Understand the historical background of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the environmental justice movement; understand the Federal Laws, and regulations and guidance of Title VI, environmental justice, NEPA and LEP; and receive resources to address these requirements.

Goals:

  • Use this course, subsequent case studies, and exercises as planning tools to identify potential impacts of proposed actions on low-income and minority populations, as well as other disadvantaged groups (e.g., elderly, disabled, youth).
  • Understand how equity issues in transportation planning and operations will lead to better service, planning, and delivery.
  • Apply course content to help ensure equitable distribution of public transportation resources; thus, public transportation providers and users will benefit.

Length: 2 days

Fee:

  • $600.00 for Consulting, Contractor, Non-Profit (USA only), Non-USA Transportation or Government Agency, Other.
  • Free for all others.

CEUs: 1.20

Program Coordinator: Myrna Sirleaf

Email: msirleaf@nti.rutgers.edu

Jun
18
Tue
National CEDS Forum
Jun 18 – Jun 20 all-day

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The first-ever National CEDS Forum will take place June 18 – 20, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.  This free event will bring together staff from Economic Development Districts, regional organizations, tribes, and federal agencies for a mix of training sessions, tours, and networking opportunities. Participants will learn about the latest best practices and resources available to support their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) planning, development, and implementation.  Session topics will focus on economic resilience and diversification; accessing and interpreting data; aligning the CEDS with other plans; outreach and engagement; Opportunity Zones; and more.  Session planning is currently underway.

Click here for a draft agenda and stay tuned to this page for updates.

On June 18, join us for the tour “Back from the Brink: A Visit to Wilmington, OH” to kick-off the convening.  In November 2008, Clinton County lost its largest employer when the shipping company DHL ended operations there, leading to the loss of thousands of jobs almost overnight.  On this tour, learn how Wilmington and Clinton County have come back stronger from this economic shock by supporting local businesses, nurturing a regional food system, investing in renewable energy, and creating opportunities for young people to participate in local affairs.  Please sign up for this tour when you register.

Integrated Mobility Innovation NOFO – Webinar 2
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Potential applicants and other interested stakeholders in the Integrated Mobility Innovation Demonstration Program will receive further information on the application process and requirements as well as some frequently asked questions.
Jun
19
Wed
AARP Livable Communities: Rural Livability
Jun 19 – Jun 20 all-day
Engaging with Elected Officials
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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About the Webinar

Having the support of elected officials while developing and implementing your zero-fatality goal program is important. This webinar will share strategies for communicating with elected officials, as well as offer ways you can help elected officials learn what they need to know about your zero-fatality goal program.

Transit Technical Training, Volume 1: Guide to Applying Best Practices and Sharing Resources
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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TRB is cosponsoring a webinar on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 2:00-3:30 PM ET that features the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP)’s Research Report 199: Transit Technical Training, Volume 1: Guide to Applying Best Practices and Sharing Resources. This webinar will present guidance on implementation of technical training programs for transportation agencies. The presenters will identify current models of technical training programs serving U.S. and international transportation agencies and related industries. The training resource catalog is available at https://ntrb.enotrans.org/. Participants should register in advance. The National Transit Institute (NTI) is sponsoring this webinar, and there is no fee to register for this event.

Jun
20
Thu
APTA International Rail Roadeo @ Sheraton Centre
Jun 20 – Jun 23 all-day
Wheelchair Securement Training
Jun 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

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This interactive webinar provides an overview of the range of securement equipment currently available and a comprehensive review of the proper way to secure passengers with special needs and their wheelchairs. Ideal for new-hire and refresher training, topics covered include:

  • Liability & Best Practices
  • Securement Equipment Operation
  • Pre-trip inspection & Basic Maintenance
  • Securing the Mobility Device
  • Securing the Occupant
  • Sensitivity Training

All webinar attendees will receive a certificate of completion for their records.