Pre-trip This video presents guidelines that transit agencies can use when developing their own pre-trip/post-trip inspection procedures.  These guidelines serve as a sample of best practice methods for inspecting vehicle components generally found on Type II vehicles. https://vimeo.com/aecomvizstudio/review/424871401/e267abb387 Triennial Maintenance Review This video presents a sample vehicle safety inspection performed during a transit agency’s Triennial.. read more →

This publication provides information, tips and resources for bus operators assisting passengers with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Operators who are aware of the challenges that individuals with dementia and their caregivers face, are better able to recognize dementia symptoms and ensure a safe trip for all riders. View Report   read more →

Recently, FTA’s Office of Transit Safety and Oversight hosted a panel discussion on human trafficking during the 2019 FTA Joint State Safety Oversight and Rail Transit Agency Workshop. Speakers included FTA, the A21 Campaign, Southwest Transit Association, and American Public Transportation Association. Watch the full video for information, training, and other resources on human trafficking.. read more →

Did you miss the Lessons Learned From Lane Transit District’s Service Animal Pilot Program webinar? The recording is available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeyuHOr1gmw Learn more about LTD’s Service Animal Program: https://www.ltd.org/latest-news/ltds-receives-national-attention-for/ Service animal requirements and the full Service Animal Pilot Program report can be found at www.LTD.org/animals-on-the-bus/. read more →

Human traffickers exploit legitimate systems within multiple business sectors for their own profits. Traffickers are using resources within the transportation sector to move their victims. Transportation is also a way out for survivors. Knowing the Red Flag indicators, understanding what human trafficking is, who is involved and how to report are keys to transit becoming.. read more →

Problem Passengers: Managing Difficult Passengers & Situations portrays many of the challenging situations front line rural transit staff may face, such as angry passengers, fare refusals, passengers under the influence, sexual advances, weapons on the vehicle, offensive odors, passengers with dementia, and more. The training explains appropriate driver responses for each of these situations. The.. read more →

Transit opens doors to jobs, education, social connections and other opportunities. Since the Americans with Disabilities Act passed in 1990, the transit industry has worked to make buses and trains accessible to all. Learn more about their efforts and how FTA helps transit agencies comply with the ADA.  View Video read more →

National RTAP; 2012 Abstract: The Essential Skills for Trainers module can be used in two ways: as a course that will teach you important principles and techniques of training, or as a manual that will take you through the steps of preparing to conduct your next training session. The program explores a number of topics,.. read more →

National RTAP; 2011 Abstract: This module focuses on the benefits of coordinating community and human services transportation efforts.  View Document read more →

Presented by FDOT and the Substance Abuse Management Oversight & Technical Assistance Program at CUTR; 2011 REACT Instructor Guide REACT Participant Workbook REACT – Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Testing Decision Training for FTA Covered Supervisors is a training video that, when used in conjunction with the Participant Workbook and Instructor’s Guide, meets the FTA.. read more →