State, Regional, & Local Updates
2015 Lift Training
Who Should Attend: Staff or shops responsible for lift repairs and preventative maintenance.
When: March 11th at 9 am & 1 pm
Location: 1701 Birchwood Ave, Des Plaines
What is this? Facilitated by Midwest Transit & Braunability, 2 sessions on common lifts adjustments & troubleshooting.
In The News
Public Transit Statewide Map
- Jersey, Calhoun, & Greene finished primer & submitted grant application.
- C-CARTS’ new website.
Signature Authority Matrix (IPTA 12/23)
IDOT’s Vehicle Delivery Status
New Timeline: 2013 CVP & DCIP (2/3)
Breakout Group Topics
Vehicle Specs Feedback & Reply (12/19)
PCOM Webinar Reminder
RTAC Spring Conference
Who Should Attend: All 5311 Operators & interested stakeholders / 5310 agencies.
When: April 1st & 2nd, 2015
Location: Northfield Inn, Springfield
Don’t forget RTAC’s Roadeo April 25! Winners attend the national CTAA conference & rodeo for free!
Transportation Funding, Research, & Resources
Opportunities & Awards
Healthcare Access Mobility Design Challenge (NCMM AppDue 3/27)
Ladders of Opportunity Grant Awards Announced (NCST 1/23)
Improving Safety Culture in Public Transportation (1/29 TCRP174)
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
Expanding Specialized Transportation:
New Opportunities under the Affordable Care Act (AARP 1/28)
Technical Assistance & Regulations
CTAA – Community Transportation Association of America
CUSEC – Central United States Earthquake Consortium
DMT – Danville Mass Transit
FHWA – Federal Highway Administration
FTA – The Federal Transit Administration
IDOT – Illinois Department of Transportation
NCCM – National Center for Mobility Management
NCST – National Center on Senior Transportation
Rides – Rides Mass Transit District
RTAC – Illinois Rural Transit Assistance Center
RTAP – National Rural Technical Assistance Program
SCCS – Shelby County Community Services, Inc.
TCRP – Transit Cooperative Research Program
5311 – Rural Public Transit Funding
CVP – Consolidated Vehicle Program
DCIP – Downstate Capital Initiative Program
PCOM – Program Compliance Oversight Monitor