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 and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs that have been effective in.. read more →

FTA will host a webinar on May 23, 2017, from 2-3 p.m. EST to highlight examples of how transit agencies can build their asset inventories. The webinar will feature presentations from Doug Holcomb and Athena Ullah, from Greater Bridgeport Transit and Metrolink, respectively. The TAM Asset Inventory webinar is part of a webinar series FTA.. read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 127: Addressing Difficult Customer Situations considers issues surrounding difficult customers or passengers and the variety of circumstances that can arise when they utilize transit system facilities or vehicles. The report identifies current practices used by transit agencies to prevent, prepare for, and deal with these incidents. View the.. read more →

In response to increased industry interest, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today that the National Online Dialogue to address the problem of transit worker assaults will remain open until Wednesday, August 31. The National Online Dialogue presents stakeholders with an opportunity to help FTA identify risk control strategies, impediments to a safe workplace, and.. read more →

The Federal Transit Administration’s Office of Transit Safety & Oversight will host a webinar from 2-3:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 12 to discuss the State Safety Oversight (SSO) final rule. This session will be an opportunity for attendees to learn more about the provisions of the rule and ask questions related to implementation. The.. read more →

Join us for a webinar on Mar 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM EDT. Register now! This series of webinars is intended to familiarize APTA members with the new Safety Management Systems Manual and its related guidelines to bridge between the System Safety Programs that currently exist to the new FTA model of Safety Management Systems… read more →

This is the last week to register and attend the webinar series hosted by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)’s Office of Transit Safety and Oversight to discuss the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and the proposed National Public Transportation Safety Plan. During the webinar series, which starts tomorrow with a.. read more →

On Wednesday, January 20th at 2:00, APTA will host a webinar by Congressional staff on the Transit Provisions of the FAST Act. Webinar login page: read more →

FTA’s Office of Transit Safety and Oversight held two webinars on September 17-18, 2015 to discuss the Public Transportation Safety Program Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2015. During the webinars, FTA discussed the provisions of the proposed rule and how industry stakeholders can comment on the NPRM.. read more →

December 5, 2013, 2:00-3:30pm (EST) Description: This webcast will highlight passages and questions of the ANPRM that may be of particular interest to medium and large transit systems. PowerPoint Presentation read more →