NTI FTA Real Estate Requirements Course

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The National Transit Institute (NTI) is presenting a two-day course, “Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Real Estate Requirements”, ($300 for consultants and contractors) in several cities:

 Gardena, CA  Jan 11-12, 2011
 Chicago, IL  Mar 22-23, 2011
 Newington, CT  Apr 5-6, 2011

Seats frequently become available. We encourage you to download the Waiting List form that is available on the web site and fax it in.

The acquisition of real estate and the displacement of persons for an FTA-assisted project is regulated by the Uniform Act. FTA has also developed various additional regulatory guidance materials for its real estate activities. The practical application of the law and the other regulatory materials is often confusing for grantees. This course is an introduction to those issues and provides attendees with a “hands-on” experience for many aspects of the real estate requirements. These include appraisals, appraisal review, negotiation, relocation, and the development of a RAMP and Relocation Plan. Additionally, the course discusses non-Uniform Act issues such as in-kind contributions and donations.

This Real Estate course is intended for grantees that are or will be acquiring right-of-way for their projects and for regional personnel, who have real estate as a collateral duty.

If you are interested in attending, please use the following link http://www.ntionline.com/CourseInfo.asp?CourseNumber=TPM15 and register online. For questions or further information, please contact FTA Region 10’s Ken Feldman at 206-220-7521, or email kenneth.feldman@dot.gov.


/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator