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Date Title Description
9/17/2014 FTA Joint Development Circular Outreach Session

2:00-4:00 pm Eastern Time

On August 25, 2014, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released its highly anticipated Joint Development Circular through the Federal Register. The Circular provides guidance to recipients of FTA financial assistance on how to use FTA funds or FTA-funded real property for joint development projects. FTA will host a webinar on September 17, 2014 to present the newly released Circular to the public and to discuss the application and review process for FTA-assisted joint development projects. Please join FTA’s Office of Budget and Policy for this two-hour webinar, which will cover the following topics:

  1. Introduction and Background on the Joint Development Circular
  2. Circular Overview
  3. FTA Assistance for Planning and Capital Projects
  4. Real Property Considerations
  5. Crosscutting Federal Requirements
  6. Joint Development Project Review Process
  7. Questions and Answers

Register for the webinar. Audio will be available through your computer speakers.

9/29/2014 - 9/30/2014 Environmental Justice Training Course

NTI will be holding the Environmental Justice training course on September 29-30, 2014, in Los Angeles, CA.

Development of this training is sponsored by FTA’s Office of Planning and Environment in cooperation with the National Transit Institute. The training is intended to serve as guidance for practitioners, reviewers, and grantees on effective ways for integrating the consideration of Environmental Justice impacts throughout the transportation planning and project development / NEPA processes.

This training is designed to meet the needs of our grantees, while satisfying the requirements of Executive Order 12898 and U.S. DOT Order 5610.2(a) on Environmental Justice. The pilot is strictly limited to State DOT staff, RPO/MPO staff, and transit agency/provider staff.

If interested in the course, please sign up at:

10/15/2014 Buy America Transit Supply Chain Connectivity Forum
  • Purpose: The second Transit Supply Chain Connectivity Forum to be held, it will bring larger transit Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Tier 1 Suppliers of transit vehicles, such as buses and paratransit vehicles, together with smaller, qualified and interested U.S. manufacturers together in an effort to facilitate the use of a higher percentage of domestic suppliers in transit products and systems that will be funded, in whole or in part, with U.S. taxpayer dollars.

  • Location: George R. Brown Convention Center

    1001 Avenida De Las Americanas
    Houston, TX, 77010

  • Website: For registration and additional information on the forum, please see For additional information on the interagency agreement between the Federal Transit Administration and the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership, please see and

11/4/2014 - 11/6/2014 Tennessee Public Transportation Association Annual Conference & Expo

Knoxville, Tennessee
Knoxville Convention Center
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