FTA Passenger Ferry Grant Program Webinar

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will host a Passenger Ferry Grant program webinar to provide an overview of the FY 2015 NOFA, eligible applicants, eligibility requirements, evaluation criteria, application form requirements, and answer any question from potential applicants.

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FTA is committed to providing equal access to this session for all participants. If you need alternative formats, options, or services, please contact

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SWTA Transit Marketing Workshop & Spotlight Awards


Come join us for an in-depth workshop sure to sharpen your professional marketing and communication skills. Huddle groups for entry-level and veteran transit professionals.

Hotel Reservations: Make reservations by phone at 800-525-2253, select Option 1. Sunday and Monday night are still available at the conference rate. Do it NOW, you can always cancel.


  • To SHARE great ideas that work with other SWTA Nation Marketing and communications professionals

  • To HEAR how to better brand your transit system and communicate its benefits to the community
  • To PRACTICE good customer service techniques and how to respond to the media
  • To LEARN about key messaging to elected officials and how to engage riders in advocacy efforts

Audience: Marketing professionals, Public Information Officers, Transit Directors, Customer Service specialists and those who are tasked with telling transit’s story.

Registration fee: $269

The Spotlight Award honors outstanding work for a total transit marketing campaign. The award recognizes a total mixed-media marketing campaign that shows a unifying strategy, purpose or theme. This is typically an awareness building or educational campaign. The Hit the Spot Awards recognize outstanding single event work created in a specific media type – print, electronic, social media and events.

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2015 CASTA/CDOT Fall Conference and Expo

The fall conference and expo brings Colorado transportation officials together for networking and training.

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NTI Environmental Justice Course

NTI will be holding the Environmental Justice training course on September 24-25, 2015 in Austin, TX and October 14-15, 2015 in Boston, MA.

Development of this training is sponsored by FTA’s Office of Planning and Environment in cooperation with the National Transit Institute. The training is intended to serve as guidance for practitioners, reviewers, and grantees on effective ways for integrating the consideration of Environmental Justice impacts throughout the transportation planning and project development / NEPA processes.

This training is designed to meet the needs of our grantees, while satisfying the requirements of Executive Order 12898 and U.S. DOT Order 5610.2(a) on Environmental Justice. The pilot is strictly limited to State DOT staff, RPO/MPO staff, and transit agency/provider staff.

If interested in the course, please sign up at:

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