|Topic||Trainings/Upcoming Webinars||Supplemental Training Materials|
|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.||
Construct, repair, alter, or rehabilitate your capital assets – don’t forget ADA
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Office of Civil Rights will provide technical assistance to help transit systems and members of the community understand how to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in terms of providing an accessible path of travel in new construction and alterations. This webinar will focus on important factors involving accessible path of travel requirements under the (ADA) that affect the design and construction of new transit facilities and alterations made to existing facilities. Topics will include accessible routes within a facility, existing site conditions and what is an “alteration”.
Three webinars scheduled have been scheduled to take place from 2:00pm – 3:30pm EST on Thursdays: November 7, December 12, and January 16, 2014.
If you are interested in attending one of these sessions, please send a response email to FTACivilRightsTrain@dot.gov. Within your response, please include your name, your agency’s full and unabbreviated name, your agency’s 4-digit TEAM ID number, and the date you wish to attend.
|Title VI Training||
DBE Shortfall Analysis: Common Errors and Effective Practices
Any transit agency that does not achieve its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal in any fiscal year must examine the reasons for the shortfall and establish specific steps to correct it. This technical assistance webinar is intended to help you improve your shortfall analyses and submissions and satisfy compliance with the DBE regulations and FTA’s expectations. We encourage all grantees to participate and specifically FTA’s top 50 grantees who must submit their analysis and corrective action plan to FTA by December 29 of each year for review (Top 50 grantees are listed here http://www.fta.dot.gov/documents/Top_50_FTA_grantees.pdf).
The webinar will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, from 1:30 to 3:00 pm EST.
If you are interested in attending this session, please send a response email to FTADBETraining@dot.gov. Within your response, please include your name, your agency’s full and unabbreviated name, and your agency’s 4-digit TEAM ID number.
|Transit Vehicles Manufacturers (TVM’s)||
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.
Pilot date: TBD