TNRTAP Training

TNRTAP provides training for rural transit managers, drivers, locally-based trainers, and other rural transit personnel across Tennessee. 

 

Upcoming Training


Date  Location       Topic 
October 15-19, 2018         NWHRA Drug and Alcohol Training for Drivers, TBD


Past Training Events

Date  Location  Topic Trainer
September 24-28, 2018  SWHRA  Emergency Procedures Driver Training  Andrew Williams, TN Regional Safety Council 
September 18, 2018  Johnson City  Emergency Procedures Train-the-Trainer  Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates, Inc.  
September 17, 2018  Johnson City  Defensive Driving and Reasonable Suspicion
Train-the-Trainers 
 Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates, Inc. 
August 20-24, 2018 ETHRA  Disability Awareness and Sensitivity Driver Training  Megan Gatterdam, RLS & Associates 
May 21-25, 2018  SWHRA  Passenger Assistance Driver Training  Andrew Williams, TN Regional Safety Council 
March 19-23, 2018  ETHRA  Emergency Procedures Training  Megan Gatterdam, RLS & Associates 
March 19-23, 2018  ETHRA Defensive Driving Driver Training  Megan Gatterdam, RLS & Associates 
March 12-13, 2018  Pigeon Forge  Defensive Driving Driver Training  Kelly Bauer, RLS & Associates 
March 12-13, 2018  Pigeon Forge  Emergency Procedures Driver Training  Kelly Bauer, RLS & Associates 
March 12-13, 2018  Pigeon Forge  Passenger Assistance Driver Training  Megan Gatterdam, RLS & Associates 
March 7-8, 2018  SETHRA  Passenger Assistance Train-the-Trainer  Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates 
March 6, 2018  SCTDD  Emergency Procedures Train-the-Trainer  Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates 
March 5, 2018 SCTDD Defensive Driving Train-the-Trainer  Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates 
February 23, 2018 MCHRA Reasonable Suspicion Train-the-Trainer Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates 
February 22, 2018 MCHRA Defensive Driving Train-the-Trainer Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates 
February 21, 2018 MCHRA Emergency Procedures Train-the-Trainer Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates 
February 19-20, 2018 MCHRA Passenger Assistance Train-the-Trainer Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates 
January 22, 2018 Music City Central, Nashville Reasonable Suspicion Train-the-Trainer Robbie Sarles, RLS & Associates
December 13, 2017 Johnson City Drug & Alcohol - Reasonable Suspicion and
Train-the-Trainer
Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates 
December 5, 2017 Mount Pleasant Drug & Alcohol - Reasonable Suspicion
Vicky Warner, RLS & Associates 

 

 

 

 


Training Available through Tennessee's Rural Transit Systems

Additional training opportunities may be available through the local rural transit systems of Tennessee. When opportunities for outside agency participation are identified to the TNRTAP, they will be posted here as well as on the calendar. Check back soon and consider making your training classes available to your peers across the state.

 


Training from Other Organizations

Other training organizations and courses that rural public transit managers may be interested in are listed in the following table. Click on the web address indicated for each organization to learn more.

Organization/ Web Address:  Rural Transit-Related Courses Include: 

National RTAP

http://nationalrtap.org/

http://nationalrtap.org/Training


e-Learning:

  • 2 the Point Training
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Guidance
  • Emergency Procedures for Rural Transit Drivers
  • FTA 101: An Introduction to the Federal Transit Administration
  • Problem Passengers, Challenging Situations
  • Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors
  • START Online - Safety Training and Rural Transit
  • Substance Abuse Awareness Training for Safety Sensitive Employees
  • Title VI Program Requirements for FTA Grantees
  • Top Shops: Emergency Management in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities
  • Training Videos - Wheelchair Securement and Lifts
Hard-copy training modules:
  • Boards that Perform
  • Crossing Great Divides: A Guide to Elder Mobility Resources and Solutions in Indian Country
  • Customer Driven Service
  • Emergency Procedures for Rural Transit Drivers
  • Essential Skills for Trainers
  • Fundamental Financial Management for Rural Transit Agencies
  • How to Buy a Vehicle
  • Introduction to Preventative Maintenance
  • Problem Passengers, Challenging Situations
  • Public-Private Partnerships in Rural Transit Systems
  • Risk Management for Rural Transit Managers
  • Roles & Responsibilities of Transit Managers
  • Scheduling & Dispatching for Rural Transit Systems
  • START - Safety Training and Rural Transit
  • Substance Abuse Awareness Training
  • Top Shops: Emergency Management in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities
  • Transportation Coordination

Center for Transportation e-Learning (CTEL)

http://ctelonline.com/
e-Learning:
  • Community Transportation Supervisor
  • Hiring the Right Staff
  • Performance Based Financial Management
  • START Online - Safety Training and Rural Transit
  • Wheelchair Securement

Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA)

www.ctaa.org
 e-Learning:
  • Community Transportation Supervisor
  • Keys to NEMT Success
  • Passenger Service and Safety (PASS) Training – New Drivers, Train-the-Trainer, and Recertification
  • Volunteer Driver Training
  • Integrating Vanpools into Transit Services

In-person:

  • Certified Community Transit Manager (CCTM) Exam Preparation Training
  • Certified Community Transit Supervisor (CCTS) Training
  • Certified Safety and Security Officer (CSSO)
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Keys to NEMT Success
  • Operations Management
  • Passenger Service and Safety (PASS) Training – New Drivers, Train-the-Trainer, and Recertification
  • Procurement and Contracting
  • Professional Dispatching and Scheduling (PDS) Training
  • Transit System Development
  • Vehicle Maintenance Management and Inspection (VMMI certification)

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center

http://www.nadtc.org/training-webinars/category/training-webinars/

 
See web page for upcoming webinars

National Center on Mobility Management

http://nationalcenterformobilitymanagement.org/training/

e-Learning:

  • Mobility Management Basics
  • Creating Innovative Transportation Solutions
  • Making Decisions about Cost Allocation for Mobility Management Programs

Small Urban and Rural Transit Center (SURTC)

http://www.surtc.org/training/
In-person:
  • TRANSIT I – The Foundations (Principles of Transit Management)
  • TRANSIT II – The Pillars

Easterseals Project Action (ESPA) Consulting

http://www.projectaction.com/

In-person:

  • Introduction to Travel Training Workshop
  • Advanced Travel Trainer Strategies Workshop
  • Transportation and the ADA Workshop

e-Learning:

  • ADA Complementary Paratransit Management Essentials
  • Taking ADA Complementary Paratransit Service to the Next Level

Transportation Safety Institute (TSI)

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/client/tsi-dot/ 
In-person:
  • Effectively Managing Transit Emergencies
  • Fundamentals of Bus Collision Investigation
  • Instructors Course for Transit Trainers
  • Reasonable Suspicion and Post-Accident Testing Determination Seminar
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS) Principles for Transit
  • Substance Abuse Management and Program Compliance
  • Transit Bus System Safety
  • Transit Supervisor Certification
  • Transit System Security

e-Learning:

  • Curbing Transit Employee Distracted Driving
  • Fatigue and Sleep Apnea Awareness for Transit Employees
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS) Awareness

National Transit Institute (NTI)

http://www.ntionline.com/
In-person:
  • Advanced Mobility Device Securement Skills Development Workshop
  • Assault Awareness and Prevention for Transit Operators
  • Building Diversity Skills in the Transit Workplace
  • Bus Procurement Workshop
  • Comprehensive ADA Paratransit Eligibility
  • Developing a Transit Emergency Management Plan
  • Effective Supervision in Transit
  • Fundamentals of Transit Supervision
  • Harassment Prevention
  • Implementing Rural Transit Technology
  • Infectious Disease Awareness and Prevention
  • Introduction to Transit Service Planning
  • Managing Community Mobility
  • Paratransit Management and Operations
  • Procurement for Small and Medium Transit Systems
  • Procurement Series – I – Orientation to Transit Procurement
  • Transit Trainers’ Workshop
  • Understanding ADA
  • Violence in the Transit Workplace – Prevention, Response and Recovery