Clean, Sober & Safe (Handbook) Just entering the transportation industry? Performing tasks defined by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) as safety-sensitive, such as working on pipelines, driving a truck, operating a ferry or a train, or repairing an airplane? Then, you are subject to DOT workplace drug & alcohol testing. Here are the basics.. read more →

Florida Department of Transportation July 2009 The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District One Modal Development Office has partnered with the Florida Heartland Rural Economic Development Initiative, Inc. (FHREDI) to develop an overall mobility improvement process for the six counties and four communities included in the FHREDI region, commonly referred to as the Heartland region… read more →

National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Center for Transportation Advancement and Regional Development 2009 Many public policy issues extend beyond municipal boundaries, necessitating regional approaches to community and economic development in both metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Transportation, water treatment, information technology, and environmental issues are prime examples. Planning and decision-making at the regional level, however.. read more →

University of South Florida (USF) College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute’s Department of Child & Family Studies (FMHI), Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR); 2009 This guide has been prepared to make it easier for you to find transportation programs that address your specific needs. read more →

National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) 2009 The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation and Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO), with funding support from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), developed the following guide to facilitate improved collaboration, communication and partnerships among the nation’s metropolitan.. read more →

National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP) Schedulers and dispatchers play a vital role in rural transportation: interacting with customers, drivers, and co-workers, and reflecting the company values to the public. This training package identifies the core competencies needed to be a successful rural transit system scheduler or dispatcher, and provides practical knowledge and skills to.. read more →

National Cooperative Highway Research Program; Transit Cooperative Research Program; 2009 The enclosed Natural Hazards Informer (No. 4, September 2009) was prepared under NCHRP Project 20-59(24) and TCRP Project J-10E by the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The results of this jointly sponsored NCHRP-TCRP project provide a collective overview of hazard-related.. read more →

National Cooperative Highway Research Program; Transportation Research Board; 2009 This digest presents the results of NCHRP Project 20-65, Task 14, “Current Practice and Future Guidance on the Development of SAFETEA-LU-Required Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plans.” The objectives of this research were to identify state Departments of Transportation (DOT’s) that have already designed coordinated planning.. read more →

AARP Public Policy Institute; 2009 This report recommends that policymakers take steps to strengthen coordinated planning, increase support for mobility management, and improve data collection and reporting on these services.  View PDF read more →

U.S. Department of Transportation; Federal Highway Administration 2009 The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) proudly presents this primer, Evacuating Populations with Special Needs, as the third in the Routes to Effective Evacuation Planning primer series. This installment focuses on evacuating people who need assistance in leaving an area, particularly people with disabilities, aging populations, people living.. read more →