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Date Title Description
12/1/2015 Webinar - FTA Bus Safety Program and Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Time: Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 2:30– 3:30 p.m. ET
  • Location: Webinar
  • Target Audience: State DOTs, Small and Rural Bus Transit Agencies, and other industry stakeholders
  • To Participate:  

    The Federal Transit Administration and the National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP) will jointly host a webinar for small and rural bus agencies about the FTA Bus Safety Program and Safety Management Systems (SMS). The Webinar will be moderated by Joseph Powell, FTA’s Bus Safety Program Manager. Erik Larson, contractor lead in support of FTA’s Bus Safety Program, will discuss the initiatives of the FTA Bus Safety Program and how they support the small bus transit agency safety mission. Ream Lazaro, a 38-year bus transit safety, security, and training professional who has worked in support of FTA, NRTAP, CTAA, NTI, numerous state DOTs and hundreds of small bus agencies, will discuss the benefits of SMS, its major components and how it can be implemented by small bus agencies without undue burden. There will be a Q&A period.
    • Space is limited. If you are unable to attend, a recording will be available on FTA’s safety program page and the National RTAP site at

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