National Transit Institute Course - Quality Assurance & Quality Control

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April 11, 2008

Mass Mailout Number III-2008-21

Subject:  National Transit Institute Course - Quality Assurance & Quality Control

Dear Colleague:

The National Transit Institute will be sponsoring a Quality Assurance & Quality Control course in Newark, NJ on June 24-25, 2008.

This course will be offered to current and new transit professionals that engage in federally funded activities.  It will be particularly beneficial for grantees, FTA staff, consultants, contractors, and vendors.  This training will provide an overview of the essential elements of quality assurance and quality control in transit projects and address the inter-relationships and balances among quality, costs, and schedules.  This course will also review and expand upon the FTA’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control Guidelines: February 2002 and address the various perspectives for quality from an owner, consultant, contractor, vendor, and user points of view.

You can register for this class on-line at the National Transit Institute’s website at or by faxing in the below registration form  to (732) 932-1707.   The contact person at NTI is Myrna Sirleaf.  She can be reached at (732) 932-1700 ext 228 or via email at  Tuition shall be waived for federal, state and local government employees who work in transportation or related areas.  There is a $ 300 fee for contractors and consultants.

Please feel free to distribute this throughout your organization as appropriate.


Letitia A. Thompson
Regional Administrator


Registration Information: Tuition (if applicable) includes all course materials. Participants are responsible for their own travel, accommodations and meals. Register early to avoid disappointment, as enrollment is limited. All training is held in accessible facilities. Please advise NTI a minimum of three weeks in advance if you require any special arrangements or materials.

Refund Policy: Cancellation with full refund will be accepted until 10 business days prior to the class. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Tuition will be billed if a faxed or written cancellation is not received and acknowledged from NTI.  Refunds take a minimum of five weeks to process. Those who have registered but are unable to attend may send a substitute. Please advise the Registrar of any substitutions.

How to Register:
1. One form is required for each registrant. (Photocopies are acceptable).
2. Please type or print.
3. Enter all requested information.
4. Registrations will be confirmed by fax or email.

Course Name     Location    Date

First Name                                                     MI             Last Name                     


Organization Name (no acronyms please)

Business Address

City                                  State                                            Zip         

 Email—Very important

Telephone         Home phone (for emergency use only)              Fax    

Type of Agency:  ______Transit   ______MPO  ______State DOT  ______US DOT  ______Consulting  ______ Other_________
Fee if applicable: _____Check enclosed   (Payable to Rutgers-NTI)

Do you want to be added to the NTI Mailing List?  Yes ______ No _______

Please mail your registration form along with payment (where required) to:
National Transit Institute, Rutgers, The State University of NJ,
120 Albany Street, Tower Two, Suite 250, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2130
If no payment is required, please fax your registration to:  732.932.1707