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February 26, 2014

TAPTCO releases Safety Leadership training course

Once completed, the leadership will understand the actions they can take to improve the behaviors of drivers to avoid unsafe acts and “Do It Right, the First Time, Every Time” in every function they need to perform.


January 30, 2014

HDR increases partnership with WTS International

A historically Champion-level partner in support of the association, HDR has announced it will increase its partnership with WTS to the Trailblazer level.


January 28, 2014

Airport transportation fuels James River Transportation's growth

In November 2013, METRO Magazine spoke to Stephen Story about James River’s top-notch driver training and safety programs.


September 26, 2013

Chicago transit needs to take politics out of hiring, official says

Former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald voiced his concern during a meeting of a transit task force. The task force formed in response to allegations by former Metra CEO Alex Clifford that two Metra board members conspired to get rid of him because he would not “play ball” on patronage requests.


May 6, 2013

Transit systems coping with spike in violence against bus drivers

Many are taking preventive actions, such as training, and providing assistance to operators in the aftermath of an incident.


February 28, 2013

Silverado Stages completes innovative driver training

The program delves into the psychology of group travel, illustrating how critical the driver’s role is to the success of a group tour.


January 11, 2013

FTA releases $7M in transit workforce development funds

Seventeen organizations will receive grants to help public transit agencies, institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, and Native American tribes train a future generation of transit professionals, by promoting training opportunities in emerging technologies and encouraging young people to pursue careers in public transportation.


December 20, 2012

NTSB offers new accident management course

The course, scheduled for February 5 and 6 in Ashburn, Va., will examine core principles for managing the transition from first response and life safety operations to the decedent recovery and identification process.


November 22, 2012

ABC announces training workshops

Offers a number of online training resources available 24/7/365 for maintenance personnel including on-demand Grab ‘n Go Webcasts and easy-to-print Technical Tips. These resources provide helpful technical information ranging from reading electrical diagrams to engine emissions overview.


September 24, 2012

Calif.’s OCTA partners for service animal training

Working with Knott’s Berry Farm to help service animals and handlers get accustomed to navigating public buses. Handlers and service animals will have access to enter the theme park in order to train around large groups of people and various unfamiliar sights and sounds.


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