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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $21 Million to Accelerate Entrepreneurship Across the Nation; Announces Timeline for Next Round of Regional Innovation Strategies Competition

  View Online U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $21 Million to Accelerate Entrepreneurship Across the Nation; Announces Timeline for Next Round of Regional Innovation Strategies Competition U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that 40 organizations — including nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and entrepreneurship-focused organizations — from 28 states and two territories will…

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Introduction to Transportation Conformity Training Course December 11-13, 2018

FTA and the National Transit Institute will offer Introduction to Transportation Conformity, a three-day training course, December 11-13, 2018 at the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency in Cleveland, Ohio. The course will present information about conformity requirements and the relationship between transportation and air quality planning processes to prepare government staff to participate in inter-agency consultation…

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2018 Wisconsin Tribal Transportation Conference

The 2018 Wisconsin Tribal Transportation Conference (WTTC) was held on November 6-7, 2018, at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee. We welcomed more than 200 attendees, and held technical sessions in four tracks including Safety, Cultural and Environmental, Labor and Business and General Transportation. The Tribal Excellence Awards dinner honored the following: Ho-Chunk Nation…

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FTA Webinar on Access and Mobility Partnership Grants Scheduled for October 16

At 2 p.m. EST Tuesday, October, 16, 2018, FTA will host a webinar to provide more information about about its competitive funding opportunity for Access and Mobility Partnership Grants. Join FTA program staff to learn more about the funding, application eligibility and criteria, and the submission process. FTA issued its Notice of Funding Opportunity  for the Access and Mobility Partnership Grants on September 13.…

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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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