Category Archives: Training

Webinar: Shared Mobility for People with Disabilities — Challenges and Opportunities for Paratransit

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Join the Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) and leading public-sector experts to discuss new approaches transit agencies are exploring to increase flexibility and responsiveness of paratransit services for users while reducing costs and complying with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. …

TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

August 17, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies documents current practices …

The Art of Defusing Conflict: De-Escalation Techniques for Transit Operators

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

This training course was developed in cooperation with the Florida Department of Transportation and the Florida Transit Safety Network and produced by the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research. The Instructor Guide is meant to be printed …

TCRP Project: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

TCRP Project J-7 Synthesis Topic SA-38 Now Available Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies The purpose of this study is to document successful practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and …

FTA’s Safety Management Systems (SMS) Awareness Course

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

FTA’s Safety Management Systems (SMS) Awareness Course is available on the Transportation Safety Institute’s (TSI) Learning Management System (LMS). The course can be accessed by following these steps: Go to the TSI LMS located at www.tsi.dot.gov. Click on ‘Course Catalog’ …

NTI Webinar: TCRP Report 163: Strategy Guide to Enable and Promote the Use of Fixed-Route Transit by People with Disabilities

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

TRB is cosponsoring a webinar on December 1, 2016 from 2:00-3:30 PM ET that featured the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 163: Strategy Guide to Enable and Promote the Use of Fixed-Route Transit by People with Disabilities. Participants should …

2017 TRB Annual Meeting

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Please join the TRB Transit Safety and Security Task Force members and friends in discussing industry issues, new technology, etc. related to public transit safety and security. These include a Sunday Workshop, sessions on both Monday and Tuesday, and a …

FDOT’s Curbing Transit Operator Distracted Driving

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The 2015 edition is now available. The objective of this project was to develop a turnkey training resource for transit agencies to help send a message to transit employees about the dangers associated with the use of a wireless communication …

FTA Launches Rail Nomenclature eLearning Course

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Office of Transit Safety and Oversight (TSO) announces the availability of a new e-Learning course, “Rail Nomenclature,” on the TSO Safety Training and Resource website. This e-Learning offering will improve skills and awareness regarding the …

Guidelines for New Bus Operator and Annual Refresher Training

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Minimum Fixed Route Bus Operator Training Guidelines Minimum Annual Refresher Training Guidelines