State Management Review Workshops

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Each year, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) holds a number of State Management Review Workshops to provide you and other FTA grantees with up-to-date information about federal requirements and industry “best practices.”

These workshops are for transit professionals responsible for program management or managing federally funded projects and professionals responsible for planning or managing transit service or compliance programs, particularly from State Department of Transportations. The workshops are designed to help attendees broaden their understanding of the Federal rules and regulations that shape and define their programs.

The workshops are conducted by industry experts who share their knowledge of the State Management Review Program, the latest federal regulatory changes, and the best practices in FTA Grants Management. You are also given a comprehensive workbook that will assist you in preparing for your next State Management Review.

Two workshops are scheduled this year:

• August 26-27, 2008 (Please submit your registration by August 8, 2008)

The Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel 
711 South Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 488-3500

• September 25-26, 2008 (Please submit your registration by September 10, 2008)

Courtyard Marriott Magnificent Mile 
165 East Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 573-0800
(800) 321-2211

We hope you will take advantage of this wonderful training opportunity. Seating is limited, so please make your reservations as soon as possible by returning the attached reservation form.

For further information, contact Ken Feldman, Region 10, at (206) 220-7521 or email


/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator

Enclosures:  Los Angeles Registration Form

                     Los Angeles State Management Review Workshop Overview and Agenda

                     Los Angeles Hotel Information and Directions

                     Chicago Registration Form

                     Chicago State Management Review Workshop Overview and Agenda

                     Chicago Hotel Information and Directions