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2020 Transit Workshop

2020 Federal Transit Grant Compliance Requirement Workshops

The Transit Section of the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will hold five (5) workshops January 27-31, 2020 to address federal transit grant requirements and MoDOT’s compliance reviews approach for 5310, 5311, 5339, and 5317 sub-recipients. MoDOT has retained Milligan & Company, LLC (Milligan) to assist with the implementation of this program. Milligan will make workshop presentations and work with MoDOT to conduct on-site grantee reviews. These workshops will provide technical assistance as well as assure greater compliance.

Need an accommodation to participate? Call (573) 751-2523 or write to the registration address at least one week in advance of the workshop date you desire to attend. Sessions run 9 am - 3 pm at the locations listed below.

(Note – Section 5310 & 5317 funded agencies need only attend the morning portion)

Event Registration

Join us for the 2020 Federal Transit Grant Compliance Requirement Workshops. Available dates are listed below.

Register now

Workshop Agenda

  • Oversight and Compliance Presentation
  • Service Provisions & Eligibility
  • Asset Management
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • School Bus/Charter Bus
  • Non-discrimination/Civil Rights
  • USDOT Drug & Alcohol Program
  • Grant Application Process
  • Legal & Governance
  • Organizational Control Environment
  • Project Management/Grant Administration
  • Financial Management
  • Procurement/DBE Requirements
  • Safety & Security
  • Planning/Coordination/Marketing
  • Vehicle Acquisition, Repair, & Disposal

Registration Dates

January 27
MoDOT SE District Office
District Conference Room
2675 N. Main Street
Sikeston, MO 63801

January 28
MoDOT Transport Mgmt. Center (St. Louis)
Conference Room 209
4301 South Outer U.S. 40 Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017

January 29
MoDOT Central District Office
Muri Conference Room
1511 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65102

January 30
MoDOT NW District Office
Conference Room 4
3602 North Belt Highway
St. Joseph, MO 64506

January 31
MoDOT KC District Office
Conference Rooms 136 East & West
600 NE Colbern Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64086

Training Calendar


News and Events

Program Updates

If a POV is required and approved for travel, please note that as of July 1, 2019, the current mileage rate is $.43 per mile. The current meal per diem for Missouri is $50 per day.

Upcoming Events

CTAA Expo 2020
May 31 - June 4, 2020
Kentucky International Convention Center
221 S. 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Preliminary schedule

MPTA 2020 State Conference & Expo
September 8-10, 2020
Marriott Grand Hotel in
St. Louis , Missouri
800 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63301
Registration links below:
Early bird registration: $275
After July 15th: $375

Recent News

The National RTAP Resource Center has analyzed information requests over the past year to prepare the 2019 Hot Topic GuidesThey created a new Demand Response Hot Topic Guide, with resources including ESPA's ADA Guide for Rural Demand-Response Transportation Service Providers and NCTR's Developng a Method for Assessing National Demand-Response Transit Level of Service.

THE CAPE COD REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY (National RTAP eNews - August 8, 2019) has established the CCRTA Driver Training Lend and Learn Library which offers National RTAP training modules such as Customer Driven Service and Emergency Procedures for Rural Transit DriversBoth trainings offer great information, no matter where you live.

NO HUMAN TRAFFICKING ON OUR ROADS ACT (Final rule issued by FMCSA on July 16, 2019)
Lifetime Disqualification for Human Trafficking final rule was issued by FMCSA on July 16 that permanently bans drivers convicted of human trafficking from operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV).  This rule reflects a change to the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act which prohibits an individual from operating a CMV for life if that individual uses a CMV in committing a felony involving a severe form of human trafficking.