The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) is a national nonprofit organization that is helping to make accessible and affordable transportation a reality in rural, suburban and urban communities throughout the nation. CTAA offers a variety of technical assistance for communities looking to initiate and/or expand transportation services and programs that link people to jobs, medical care and other destinations necessary for quality of life.
Keywords: General Guidance on Coordination Planning, Public Participation
A collection of resources dedicated to coordinating more effectively, planning efficiently and promoting public participation and involvement in decision-making for transportation programs, policies, and regulations.
Keywords: General Guidance on Coordination Planning
The goals of the RTAP program are to promote the safe and effective delivery of public transportation services in rural areas and to facilitate more efficient use of public transportation resources. To meet those goals, the program focuses on the following objectives:
Improving the quality of training and technical assistance resources available to the rural transit industry
Encouraging and assisting state, local, and peer networks to address training and technical assistance needs
Promoting the coordination of transportation services
Building a national database of information about the rural transit industry
National RTAP’s comprehensive set of free technical assistance programs and resources includes training materials, webinars, newsletters and technical briefs, peer resources, research, and innovative technology initiatives.
Video highlighting the work of the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), with the assistance of transportation stakeholder groups and transit agencies, in developing an Updated Regionally Coordinated Transportation Plan for the purpose of coordinating public transportation services in the 13-county Gulf Coast Planning Region.
TTI is the largest university-affiliated transportation research agency in the United States. Its mission is to solve transportation problems through research, to transfer technology, and to develop diverse human resources to meet the transportation challenges of tomorrow.
TxDOT’s Public Transportation Division provides financial and technical assistance to urban, rural and elderly or disabled transit providers. The division also represents transit in the planning and programming process and prepares funding-needs projections.
Texas Transit District Profiles
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Transit District Profiles provide a quick, easy way for interested parties to comprehensively understand each of Texas’ transit districts. Now there are new ways for you to access these profiles.
Texas Transportation Code Chapter 458 authorizes urban transit districts (UTDs) and rural transit districts (RTDs) to provide and/or coordinate transit services for people in Texas. UTDs and RTDs receive public transportation money through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). On behalf of the TxDOT Public Transportation Division (PTN), Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Transit Mobility Program developed and maintains a consistent set of profiles for each transit district, providing a quick and easy way for interested parties to comprehensively understand each transit district.
Sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration, the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) serves as one of the principal means by which the public transportation industry can develop innovative near-term solutions to meet demands placed on it. The TCRP has an established reputation for providing useful reports and other tools to help public transportation practitioners solve problems and inform decision makers.