Monthly Archives: April 2017

Upcoming Professional Development Webinars ITE

These webinars offer professional development credits for PTP, PTOE, P.E., and AICP certifications.

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FREE
ConnectingConnecting Transportation and Health Goals: Diagnosing the Problem
(Part of ITE’s 2017 Initiative on Transportation and Health)
April 18, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT

AdvocacyIntroduction to Advocacy Guidelines
May 9, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. EDT

Implementation Success Stories: How SHRP2 is Helping Agencies Advance Operations
May 18, 2017, 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. EDT

Using the New ITE Vision Zero Website and Safety Resources Toolbox
May 23, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. EDT

 

FEE
Individual webinars: $99 ITE member; $149 non-member; 9-part Webinar series: $599 ITE member; $899 non-member

Basics of Road Safety
April 11, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

Introduction to Road Safety Programs
April 20, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

Introduction to Traffic Safety Data
May 11, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

Introduction to Quantitative Safety Analysis
May 25, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

Safety Considerations in Transportation Planning
June 8, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

Introduction to the Road Environment
June 22, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

Introduction to Human Factors
June 29, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

Safety for All Road Users
July 20, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

TSA Meeting: Elections and Traffic Trivia Apr 11

Our next meeting is April 11th at 6:00pm in Town 250. We will be voting on Constitution amendments and our new officers. Following the elections will be a trivia social. Please review the attached Constitution changes. Notes about the change is in the notes on each slide.
They also contain the existing and potential executive board roles. Please prepare a 2-3 minute speech on why you would be the best candidate based on your understanding of your role, your involvement in TSA, and your past experiences.

American Public Transportation Foundation Scholarships

http://www.aptfd.org/our-work/Pages/Scholarship-Program-Guidelines.aspx

 

In furthering our mission of increasing and retaining the number of individuals choosing the transit field as a career, the APTF will award a minimum of twenty scholarships, ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 each, to college students or transit professionals who are interested in pursuing or advancing in a career in the public transportation industry.

Awards cover the academic year, beginning in the fall 2017 semester, and assist with tuition costs or other educational expenses.

  • Essay: “What segment of the public transportation industry interests you, and why?” (1,000 words maximum)
  • Three letters of recommendation: Provide letters of recommendation that describe why the individuals think you are qualified for this scholarship. Letters should address your commitment, demonstrated interest, and career goals in public transportation. Be sure they include their name, address, and telephone number. Recommendations must not be solicited from relatives.
  • Statement of Financial Need (500-word maximum): explain your financial need, including any deficits in a financial aid package, family income and personal need (personal need may also include special circumstances, such as personal hardship or financial difficulty that contributes to the applicant’s financial need).
  • School Transcripts documenting good academic standing: May use unofficial transcripts, however, document must show applicant name, number of credits, grades and courses completed.
  • Verification of enrollment for the 2017 fall semester: letter from school; course schedule can also serve as proof of enrollment)
  • Fee Schedule: from your college/university for the academic year
  • APTA Sponsorship Form: completed with sponsor signature

All applications must be submitted electronically by 5:00 p.m. (eastern time) on Friday, June 16, 2017.​