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Students Take Stand for Safe Driving

Release date: July 31, 2018 For more information, contact: Office of Public Affairs OPAExec@dot.wi.gov, (608)266-3581 Students take stand for safe driving “Leave your phone alone until you get home,” is the message of a new public service announcement hitting the airwaves throughout Wisconsin. It was scripted, filmed and produced by middle school students from Indian Community School…

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FTA Posts Fiscal Year 2018 Funding to Support Public Transportation Services Nationwide

The FTA has posted online apportionment information covering $13.4 billion in Fiscal Year 2018 funding to support public transportation nationwide. The funding, which represents an increase of 8 percent over 2017 levels, includes formula and competitive funding for FTA grant recipients. The apportionments, referenced in 19 detailed tables, specify FY 2018 authorized and appropriated funding…

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Webinar on March 27th: Knowledge Management Resource to Support Strategic Workforce Development for Transit Agencies

From: Federal Transit Administration <usdotfta@public.govdelivery.com> March 27 Webinar: Knowledge Management Resource to Support Strategic Workforce Development for Transit Agencies Is your agency interested in proactively managing workforce changes to improve long-term organizational and employee performance? Learn about knowledge management (KM) strategies to retain institutional knowledge in advance of retirements, provide development opportunities to current employees,…

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2018 Transit Peer Exchange on April 19th

2018 ITTF Transit Peer Exchange The Tribal Transit Peer Exchange brings together transit representatives from Wisconsin’s Tribes and other stakeholders to exchange resources and information regarding their respective transit programs, needs and activities, and use this information to begin addressing challenges, creating best practices and exploring enhancement opportunities. Click here to register. WHO SHOULD ATTEND:…

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2018 Real Estate Training on April 12th & April 13th

2018 ITTF Real Estate Training Samantha Skenandore will be facilitating our 2018 Training, providing valuable resources and information. Click here to register. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Tribal Leadership, Tribal Real Estate Program Representatives, WisDOT Tribal Task Force Members, WisDOT Real Estate Program Representatives, WisDOT Tribal Liaisons, and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Realty Representatives. SCHOLARSHIPS: WisDOT…

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FTA Publishes FY 2018 Comprehensive Review Guide

FTA’s 2018 Comprehensive Review Guide, which combines the Triennial Review and State Management Review processes into a single volume, is now available. This year’s update to the review guide is the culmination of a “back to basics” exercise to identify the minimum compliance requirements to which recipients are expected to comply as well as optimal…

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Section 5307, 5310 and 5311: Using Non-DOT Funds for Local Match

To maximize flexibility and improve transportation coordination, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) has clarified and publicized the ability of grantees to use Older Americans Act Title IIIB Supportive Services Funds to match to specific FTA programs. ACL, a Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility (CCAM) partner as part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human…

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Webinar Introducing FTA’s Strategic Transit Automation Research Plan

Webinar Introducing FTA’s Strategic Transit Automation Research Plan Rapidly advancing automation technology has the potential to transform the transportation system. To help position the transit industry to implement and benefit from these technologies, FTA and U.S. DOT ITS-JPO Professional Capacity Building Program will host a 1.5-hour webinar at 1 p.m. EST Tuesday, December 5 focused on…

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U.S. DOT Announces $226.5 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Bus Service

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $226.5 million in competitive grant funding for transit bus projects nationwide. The Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program is authorized by Congress to improve the condition of bus infrastructure nationwide by funding the replacement and rehabilitation of…

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