JUNE 2020 IS NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH

SAFETY FACT OF THE MONTH:  Empty roads can be lethal.

While the number of miles driven in March decreased more than 18% due to COVID-19, the motor vehicle fatality rate jumped 14%.
Anecdotal reports indicate speeding has increased significantly. 

Join the National Safety Council (NSC) and organizations across the country by raising safety awareness during June 2020.
Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities.
Workplace Activities for National Safety Month.

 

News

MO-RTAP COVID-19 TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES CHECKLIST
The RTAP Office has created a Missouri RTAP Agency Workshop COVID-19 Preparedness Checklist which includes Host Responsibilities and Instructor Responsibilities.  The checklist is a compilation of CDC, MoDOT, and UM System guidelines.  Please note the checklist will be modified if guidance from the CDC, MoDOT, and UM System changes.  All MO-RTAP rural transit agencies will be emailed an updated checklist if guidance changes.  If you have any questions regarding the checklist,  please contact Heath Pickerill, MO-RTAP Manager, at (573) 341-7637 or pickerillh@mst.edu  Flexibility is permitted when the training being conducted requires the attendees to be outside such as Wheelchair Securement, Passenger Assistance Techniques, and Child Seat Securement OR the training will be conducted in a room that is large enough to provide social distancing (6-feet apart).  If your training room is too small to accommodate all your personnel to be socially distanced or you have more than ten people that need trained, please contact Doreen Harkins, MO-RTAP Program Specialist, (573) 341-6155 or harkinsd@mst.edu to schedule additional classes for your agency.  MO-RTAP has supplied John Rice with masks, disposable nitrile gloves, and hand sanitizing wipes for trainings.  CHECKLIST‌     

RIBTC CONFERENCE RESCHEDULED
National RTAP eNews, April 30, 2020 The National Conference on Rural Public & Intercity Bus Transportation (RIBTC) - "Making Connections to a Better Future," has been rescheduled for October 24-27, 2021.  The venue will still be Charleston, SC.  People who have registered and are not able to attend during the new dates may cancel by July 31, 2020 and receive a full refund.  Otherwise, the registration for the original dates automatically will be applied to the new dates.

Transit Resources

ADA Toolkit Overview

FTA COVID-19 Resource Tool

International Walk to School Day 2019

2,534 SCHOOLS REGISTERED NATIONWIDE!   

Walk to School

Upcoming Events

CTAA Expo 2020

CTAA Expo 2020 (Rescheduled)
20/20 MOBILITY INSIGHT
New date is November 15-19, 2020
Registration
Schedule
Kentucky International Convention Center
221 S. 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone:  (502) 595-4381
Lodging Reservation 
Conference Rate:  $199/night

MPTA 2020 State Conference & Expo

MPTA 2020 State Conference & Expo
September 8-10, 2020
Registration
Marriott Grand Hotel in
St. Louis , Missouri
800 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63301
Phone:  (314) 621-9600
Lodging Reservation
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