National Transit Insititute Course - State and Metropolitan Transportation Programming

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April 17, 2008


Mass Mailout Number III-2008-23


Subject:  National Transit Institute Course - State and Metropolitan Transportation Programming


Dear Transit Colleague:


The National Transit Institute will be sponsoring a State and Metropolitan Transportation Programming course in New York, NY on May 27-29, 2008.


This course provides instruction on the basic concepts, components, and participants in the transportation programming process.  Current and best practices will be incorporated into the program.  The two and one-half day program covers the metropolitan and statewide programming processes required under the federal transportation planning regulations, and the variety among state programming processes including typical legal, political, and traditional process constraints, as well as aspects of local programming.


The objectives of this course are to:

Improve the programming process by enhancing participants understanding of it.
Strengthen the multimodal nature of programming by providing insights and tools.
Enhance communications between diverse agencies by identifying commonality of interests.
Improve the technical components of the programming process by providing the tools.

You can register for this class on-line at the National Transit Institute’s website at  The contact information for this class at NTI is (732) 932-1700 or email  Tuition shall be waived for federal, state and local government employees who work in transportation or related areas.  There is a fee for contractors and consultants of $700.00.


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





Letitia A. Thompson

Regional Administrator