• Upcoming Webinar

    Upcoming Webinar

    Never Surprise Them at the Podium – Building Relationships and Informing Decision Makers in Advance
    Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 2:00-3:00pm
  • Upcoming Webinar

    Upcoming Webinar

    Uncovering the Truth: Bus Accident Investigation
    Tuesday, October 3 | 1:00 - 2:30pm
  • Apprenticeship Academy
  • RTAP Bulletin: Summer 2023

    RTAP Bulletin: Summer 2023

    The Summer issue of the Florida RTAP Bulletin is now available – check it out!
  • New Research Report is Available

    New Research Report is Available

    Hiring and Retention Strategies Whitepaper: A Perspective from Florida Transit Agencies
  • FDOT State Transit Strategy

    FDOT State Transit Strategy

    The FDOT Public Transit Office has been working hard to put together the first-ever State Transit Strategy, now on the FDOT website!
  • Now Available: Florida Transit Manager’s Toolkit

    Now Available: Florida Transit Manager’s Toolkit

    The resources contained in this toolkit will assist Florida transit managers dealing with the multiple responsibilities a transit agency demands including managing their daily routine, responding to emergencies, and ensuring compliance.
  • Defensive Driving Training Program for Florida Small and Rural Transit Agencies

    Defensive Driving Training Program for Florida Small and Rural Transit Agencies

    Download the newly released Defensive Driving Training Program for Florida Small and Rural Transit Agencies. The training program is to teach public transportation employees about the importance of defensive driving.
  • Florida Small and Rural Transit Agency Bus Operator Training Program

    Florida Small and Rural Transit Agency Bus Operator Training Program

    Download the newly updated (July 2021) Florida Small and Rural Transit Agency Bus Operator Training Program. The training program contains minimum suggested bus operator core training elements and resources.
  • Training Calendar

    Training Calendar

    New courses open for registration!
  • A “Gold Star” Moment to Share

    A “Gold Star” Moment to Share

    As part of the RTAP community, we are interested in sharing your agency news, best practices, and success stories through our RTAP quarterly bulletin.
  • About Florida RTAP

    About Florida RTAP

    The Florida Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP) Center is funded by the Florida Department of Transportation Office of Freight, Logistics and Passenger Operations. The program is administered by the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida.
  • National Rural Transit Assistance Program

    National Rural Transit Assistance Program

    National RTAP provides access to training materials, provides technical assistance, guides the creation of web-based applications, produces reports, publishes best practices, conducts research, and offers peer assistance for rural and tribal transit providers and state RTAP programs.

National RTAP Resources

National RTAP Resources

The National RTAP Resource Library is a comprehensive collection of rural transit-related materials, including training modules, reports, technical briefs, and articles that you can view, order, or download.

Training

Training

Upcoming training opportunities related to small and rural transit agencies.

RTAP Listserv

RTAP Listserv

The purpose of this listserv is to provide an open forum for the posting and discussion of news and information relating to Rural Transit services. That means that nearly ANYTHING rural transit related is fair game.