Check back regularly for announcements, news, and other items of interest related to public transportation.
New Drug and Alcohol Compliance Training Resources
posted Nov. 17, 2015
RLS Associates visited three locations in Oregon this past fall for a full-day Drug and Alcohol Compliance training for managers.
Many found this presentation very useful and informative; below is the PowerPoint for reference:
Additional training is also available:
ODOT, in partnership with RLS Associates, has a free FTA-approved online Drug and Alcohol training course: Safety Sensitive Employee Substance Abuse Program. This is a 60 minute training followed by a quiz and certificate of successful completion.
Presentations and photos posted from annual Oregon Public Transportation Conference and Bus Roadeo
posted Nov. 17, 2015
Thank you for your support and being a part of another successful OPT Conference!
Upcoming Grant Management Workshops
posted Nov. 2, 2015
These workshops are designed to help transit agencies with project management and reporting, and will also cover some changes to the reporting and reimbursement processes.
For all workshop dates, locations, and RSVP, see the attached flyer. Please contact your Regional Transit Coordinator with any questions.
OPTIS User Guide Updated
posted October 16, 2015
ODOT Public Transit has begun editing the OPTIS User Guide to bring terminology up to date, describe current features, and provide accurate step-by-step instructions for working in the system.
Two important chapters have been completed: Periodic Reports (Chapter 8) and Reimbursement Requests (Chapter 9). We will be rolling out more revised chapters soon.
2016 Advance Grant Notice Packet Published
posted October 19, 2015
ODOT Rail and Public Transit, with input from the Public Transportation Advisory Committee, is gearing up for new investments in public transportation in 2016. The following packet aims to help providers prepare for the upcoming round of grant applications.
The What's New section of this website will be updated with all new information about grant solicitations.
2016 Advance Grant Notice Packet
Reasonable Modification Policy Template
June 30, 2015
Click here to view the document.