Training

For more information on the following workshops, please contact the person listed for the training course. Click on course name to download/view training class details. If you have an idea for a training course or would like to host a course, please contact Jay Goodwill.

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There are no fees to attend these courses for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies & Procedures.

Unsure if you have an account for your course registration? Use the “Forgot Password” link to look up your account information using either your work/personal email address or username. If you cannot locate your account information please contact Stephanie Lewis, (813) 974-1123 before setting up a new account.

RTAP Training

Florida Small and Rural Transit Agency Bus Operator Training Program
Download the newly released Florida Small and Rural Transit Agency Bus Operator Training Program. The training program contains minimum suggested bus operator core training elements and resources.

National Rural Transit Assistance Program START (Safety Training and Rural Transit) Train-the-Trainer Workshop
November 7-8, 2018 (8:30am-4:30pm, each day)
StarMetro, Tallahassee, FL

Other Training Opportunities

Transit Supervisor Certification Course (FT00545)
December 3-7, 2018 (M–Th: 8:00am-4:30pm; and F: 8:00am – 12:00pm)
Hilton Garden Inn Tampa North, Tampa, FL

Fundamentals of Bus Collision Investigation (FT00435)
For questions or to register, please contact the Transportation Safety Institute.
January 7-11, 2019 (Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 4:30pm; and Friday, 8:00am – 12:00pm)
Miami-Dade DTPW, Miami, FL

Effectively Managing Transit Emergencies (FT00456)
For questions or to register, please contact the Transportation Safety Institute.
February 12-15, 2019 (Tuesday-Thursday, 8:00am-4:30pm; and Friday, 8:00 am-12:00pm)
Miami-Dade DTPW, Miami, FL

Save the date for the following trainings. Subscribe to our listserv to receive notifications when classes are open for enrollment.

Transit Bus System Security (FT00432)
March 11-15, 2019 | Tampa, FL

SMS Principles for Transit (FT00564)
May 20-22, 2019 | Fort Myers, FL

Transit Safety and Security Audit Course (FT00567)
June 26-28, 2019 | Orlando, FL

e-Learning Training Class

The Art of Defusing Conflict: De-Escalation Techniques for Transit Operators (for Florida public transit agencies only)

Rule Chapter 14-90, Florida Administrative Code: A Review for You – A Course for Bus Transit Drivers (for Florida public transit agencies only)

Curbing Transit Operator Distracted Driving (for Florida public transit agencies only)

Disability Etiquette for Transit Operators (for Florida public transit agencies only)

Conferences & Events

SAVE THE DATE: 2019 Florida Triple Crown Bus Roadeo
April 5-6, 2019 | Jacksonville, FL

SAVE THE DATE: 2019 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop & Transit Safety and Operations Summit
June 3-5, 2019 | Tampa, FL

SAVE THE DATE: 4th National RTAP Technical Assistance Conference
Charting New Trails for Rural Transportation
September 15-18, 2019 | Portland, Oregon