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Georgia Transit Tour

Greetings from Georgia postcardCome along for the ride as the DigitalCT team takes you on a tour of transit across Georgia, making stops at systems, providers and vendors along the way. From big cities to small towns, military communities to tourist areas, this edition promises to provide a thorough look at the many ways in which Georgians move about their great state on community and public transit.

FedCentral: The Latest from Washington

Reauthorization Central: MAP-21CTAA's Analysis of FTA's Proposed Section 5339 Bus Formula Program Circular (PDF)(284 KB). Also, FTA recently shared this powerpoint (PDF)(253 KB) focusing on the Section 5310 program. It offers a good explanation of MAP-21's changes to the program with particular emphasis on FTA's implementation strategies.

Ahead of the Curve: CTAA's Safety Training Programs Lead the Way

Pofessional Development Services For community and public transportation operators safety has always been the priority. Recent action by the Congress to include new transit safety requirements in the latest surface transportation law reinforces this industry-wide commitment. To help transit agencies further meet their system safety goals and come into compliance with the forthcoming federal transit guidelines, CTAA has launched the Community Transportation Safety and Security Accreditation (CTSSA) program.

The CT Podcast

CT PodcastThe CT Podcast covers the community and public transit field, featuring interviews with a wide variety of transit professionals discussing new ideas, key topics, breaking news and much more with DigitalCT's Scott Bogren.

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The Latest Edition of Fast Mail

Fast Mail is the newsletter of the Community Transportation industry. It is a bi-monthly compilation of the latest news and updates from the industry with timely information, resources, and announcements to our members, colleagues and friends.

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PASS Training is Now Available Online!

The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) is excited to announce PASS Basic, the online alternative to its passenger assistance training. Simply by going to http://training.ctaa.org you can access the virtual classroom experience through six audio/visual modules which will prepare your drivers to attend the hands-on aspect of PASS training and attain full PASS driver certification.

Transit Planning for All

Transit Planning for All

The Community Transportation Association of America, in partnership with Easter Seals, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and Westat, is developing, testing and demonstrating ways to empower people with disabilities and older adults to be actively involved in designing and implementing coordinated transportation systems. Our goal is to support communities nationwide in adopting sustainable, scalable, and replicable models that include participation of people with disabilities and older adults in the design and implementation of responsive, coordinated transportation systems.

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Pofessional Development Services

Ahead of the Curve: CTAA's Safety Training Programs Lead the Way

For community and public transportation operators safety has always been the priority. Recent action by the Congress to include new transit safety requirements in the latest surface transportation law reinforces this industry-wide commitment. To help transit agencies further meet their system safety goals and come into compliance with the forthcoming federal transit guidelines, CTAA has launched the Community Transportation Safety and Security Accreditation (CTSSA) program.

The CTAA Insurance Store

The Insurance Store at CTAA

As part of what we do, we try not just to represent our members in Washington, but we also try to help them and part of our help is to try to make complicated parts of our business simpler and better. One of the greatest challenges for all parts of our membership is insurance protection, a subject that is made more difficult because our membership base is so diverse. The Insurance Store at CTAA is our way of helping with the complicated insurance situation. Our store has the ability to match products in the insurance world with the individual needs of our members. Whether you're a governmental agency, a nonprofit corporation or a small business, the insurance Store can be your one-stop resource on all insurance needs and services.

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Transportation to Work Toolkit for the Business Community: Get Started

First and foremost among many Americans' daily transportation needs is getting to and from work. Accessible, reliable, and affordable transportation is key to maintaining employment and thus a critical component of America's economic recovery. Furthermore, for members of the community with specialized transit needs, such as people with disabilities, older workers, youth, and low-income earners, such transportation is the link that actually makes employment possible.

The Transportation Toolkit for the Business Community gives businesses the information they need now to assist their employees in achieving a timely, cost-efficient commute that promotes productivity and job satisfaction. Explore the toolkit's flyers, fact sheets, resources and examples of transportation initiatives undertaken by employers nationwide. Each approach is straightforward to launch and simple to manage.

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Charting Medical Transportation

Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) plays a profound role in public and community transportation. This edition of DigitalCT explores the impacts of major health care provision changes and trends on transit systems of all sizes and in all types of communities. From the effect of managing chronic health care conditions to dialysis to CDL medical certification requirements, the articles that make up this publication offer readers a broader context for understanding transit's role in successful health care outcomes.

National Volunteer Transportation Center

National Volunteer Transportation Center

The Center was created in 2014 response to the outpouring of interest in volunteerism related to the delivery of transportation services to many population groups including children, work force participants and older adults. Each of the founders have extensive experience in studying, supporting, and delivering volunteer transportation and are aware of the positive experience of those who volunteer to provide services as well as the many benefits accorded to those who receive the services.

The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge: Making Community and Public Transit the Best Alternative for Medical Transportation

Today there is never-before-seen complexity in the non-emergency medical transportation field. Limited funding combined with growing patient loads has states seeking intermediaries that can control costs through competition.

Community and public transportation providers must become efficient, safe, cost-effective and accountable to maintain these important medical transportation services. The Community Transportation Association, in response to requests from its members, is introducing a new initiative this fall -- the Competitive Edge -- which will give community and public transit providers the tools, resources and benefits they need to make them central players in this new medical transportation environment.

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