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The T: Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament


It’s once again time for The T’s Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament! You are such an important part of this event’s success, and we hope you are ready to participate again.

The T’s 2016 Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 6, 2016 at The Golf Club of Fossil Creek, 3401 Club Gate Drive, Fort Worth 76137, and an excellent Arnold Palmer-designed golf course.

Registration will be $125 and includes: lunch, green fees, cart, prizes and dinner following the tournament. This year, one par three will allow extra shots to be taken. One extra shot will be three dollars or two extra shots for five dollars. Pick the best of the three. One par five will allow you to move up to the 150 yard marker and hit your second shot for twenty dollars per team. All the extra monies go towards our scholarships. Please bring cash for these two opportunities and help us support this scholarship program.

This scholarship effort means a great deal to the employees and their families. Last year alone they awarded $15,700 in scholarships!

Please return the below registration form with payment by Friday, May 22, 2016. Deanna Garcia is the point person for registration and questions. You can reach her at deanna.garcia@fwta.org or 817-215-8625. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a tax deductible contribution to the scholarship fund, you can also contact Deanna for that.

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Workforce Development Webinar


The Coming Retirement Tsunami: Why Transit Agencies and the Public Sector Can No Longer Ignore Succession Planning.

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2016 Oklahoma Transit Conference


2016 Oklahoma Transit Conference

Continuing Education Topics & Speakers:

  • Financial Management for Transit (two separate sessions)
  • Develop & Deliver Your Message (Anna Politano Redux)
  • Roundtables: Healthcare & Promoting Your System
  • Former U.S. Congressman Wes Watkins
  • Diversity: Oh, the Places You’ll Go
  • Transit Performance Measurement
  • First Ever SURTC Training for OTA

Click HERE for more information.

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SWTA Transit Law Seminar with NTI’s Introduction to Transit Service Planning Course


TWO EVENTS IN ONE

SWTA Transit Law Seminar (June 27 - 28) - $249:

Sunday: Optional Pre-Conference Event, 4:00 p.m. Round Table/5:30 p.m. Reception
Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Dinner 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Designed specifically for attorneys who represent public transportation entities and transit agency decision-makers who need to understand their legal responsibilities. Expect to learn about substantive issues, discuss shared challenges, and grow in your practice area. Participate in interactive discussions and in-depth sessions on hot transit law topics, led by gifted practitioners.

Agenda topics will cover:

Civil Rights, transit safety, First Amendment, labor issues, procurement, risk management, FAST Act regulations, rail, management contracts, and ethics. The draft agenda is listed below and updated periodically. We are confirming our speakers daily.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

SWTA applies for CLE’s on behalf of our members. Attorneys can expect 12 hours of CLE’s for this program, including professional ethics.

COURSE IS NOW FULL **** NTI’s Introduction to Transit Service Planning Course (June 29 - July 1)**** REGISTRATION CLOSED

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

This course seeks to have participants understand public transit service planning. By the end of the course, participants will be able to undertake conceptual service planning/design and redesign, including routing and scheduling, transit budgeting, and calculating levels of service and capacity.

This course is targeted to meet the needs of entry to mid-level transit planners looking to gain or refresh their knowledge. It is most appropriate for participants from transit providers and Metropolitan Planning Organizations, but it is also appropriate for federal, state, and local agencies that interact with transit providers. Learn More

Fees include breakfast and lunch each day.

Hotel Information:

Reserve your room early to get the group rate ($120/night) by visiting the link above or calling (866) 435-0900 and referencing the “SWTA Transit Law Seminar.” This year we will be in San Antonio, TX at the Hotel Contessa which is right along the River Walk (306 W. Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205).

Want to spend 4th of July in San Antonio? You’re in luck! The conference room rate extends three days before and three days after.

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