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May 3, 2011

Sun Tran GM honored for training efforts

The National Transit Institute recognized Mary McLain’s 26 years of service to public transit and commitment and dedication to the importance of training in the transit industry, with its 2011 Champions Award, at its Transit Trainers' Workshop held in Tampa, Fla. last month.


March 15, 2011

National Transit Institute seeks course facilitator

Accepting proposals from qualified professionals to facilitate its three-day Public Involvement in Transportation Decision Making course. The course aims to give transit agencies, planners, transportation specialists, communication professionals and others practical strategies, examples, and tools to address new and existing public involvement efforts in their communities.


January 27, 2011

National Transit Institute seeks training proposals

Looking to revise four multi-day courses to be offered to new professionals and those who are currently engaged in federally funded procurement. The deadline for completed proposals is March 8.


November 17, 2010

National Transit Institute calls for award nominations

NTI’s Achievements in Transit Training Awards aim to identify exemplary transit training initiatives and practices; emphasize the impact of training on agency performance; and increase industry knowledge of outstanding transit training. Nominations are due by Dec. 15.


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