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ADA Training

ADA Circular Webinar Series

FTA will host a series of six webinars on the new ADA Circular for FTA grantees. These hour-long webinars will include useful information on relevant ADA topics, tips and suggestions for compliance and accessible service, and opportunities to ask questions.

 

Registration and Attendance

This webinar is designed for FTA grantees. It provides useful information on providing accessible service and complying with the DOT ADA regulations. Because attendance space is very limited, we request that each agency register for a single spot. You may register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9RVYWZ8.

Note: This registration link is for Webinar 3 only. Registration links for future webinars will be updated here following the completion of prior webinars. 


Full Webinar Schedule
FTA will host webinars on a bi-weekly basis.

  1. ADA General Requirements, Oversight, and Monitoring
    Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 2:00–3:00 pm EST
    This session will discuss crosscutting nondiscrimination requirements that apply to various service types. We will also address oversight, complaints, and monitoring. This webinar covers material from chapters 1, 2, and 12 of the FTA ADA Circular.
  2. The ADA and Paratransit
    Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 2:00–3:00 pm EST
    This session will discuss ADA complementary paratransit. We will address service requirements related to paratransit service criteria, capacity constraints, and trip reservations. For eligibility, we will look at types of eligibility, the eligibility process, and no-show policies. This webinar covers material from chapters 8 and 9 of the FTA ADA Circular.
  3. The ADA and Fixed Route Service Requirements
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 2:00–3:00 pm EST
    This session will discuss ADA requirements as they relate to fixed route service. We will address topics such as alternative transportation, priority seating, stop announcements, and more. This webinar covers material from chapters 2 and 6 of the FTA ADA Circular.
  4. The ADA and Demand Responsive Service Requirements
    Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 2:00–3:00 pm EST
    This session will discuss ADA requirements as they relate to demand responsive service. We will address topics such as types of demand responsive service, equivalent service, monitoring, and more. This webinar covers material from chapters 2 and 7 of the FTA ADA Circular.
  5. The ADA and Transportation Facilities
    Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 2:00–3:00 pm EST
    This session will discuss ADA requirements as they relate to transportation facilities. We will address common issues and other topics such as alterations, platform-vehicle coordination, and equivalent facilitation. This webinar covers material from chapters 3 and 5 of the FTA ADA Circular.
  6. The ADA and Vehicles
    Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 2:00–3:00 pm EST
    This session will discuss ADA requirements as they relate to vehicles. We will address topics such as vehicles acquisition standards, accessibility considerations, and equivalent facilitation. This webinar covers material from chapters 4, 5, and 11 of the FTA ADA Circular.

If you are unable to attend any of these webinars, please know that this webinar series will be recorded and posted on our Civil Rights Training Materials website.

FTA is committed to providing equal access to this session for all participants. If you need alternative formats, options, or services, please contact ftacivilrightstrain@dot.gov.

Presentation Slides

Recorded Presentations

Civil Rights Videos Training Series The Civil Rights Video Training Series was created in order to instruct FTA grantees and stakeholders on the various civil rights programs (ADA, Title VI, EEO, and DBE) administered by the office.
Title VI Training
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Presentation Slides Recorded Presentations Frequently Asked Questions
EEO Training
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PowerPoint Presentations
DBE Training
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Training Videos

Transit Vehicles Manufacturers (TVMs)
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FTA 2014 National Organization Roundtable
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National Transit Institute (NTI) Course Offerings

The National Transit Institute, at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, was established under the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 to develop, promote, and deliver training and education programs for the public transit industry. NTI is funded by a grant from the Federal Transit Administration.

Courses in Federal Compliance are designed to help grantees understand processes and learn tools to remain or become compliant with federal regulations. Target audiences include a broad range of titles and skill sets from paratransit operations managers, to trainers, construction managers, and project finance professionals.

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