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Virtual Courses

FTA Uniform Act Basics for Transit Agency Personnel

Description: This is a short survey-type training session intended to introduce participants to the topic of real estate acquisition for FTA-funded projects. This training will describe what a grantee needs to know when acquiring property with an FTA grant. The grant...

Rural NTD Reporting

Description: The goal of this course is to help transit professionals learn the necessary skills for reporting rural general public transit data to the NTD internet reporting website. Objectives: Participants in this course will learn: Benefits and impacts associated...

Crisis Communications for Transit Managers

Description: In this course, participants will develop the skills needed to communicate essential information to customers, stakeholders and employees during critical incidents faced by a transit agency. Agency-wide planning and training are essential. But having...

Envision® Sustainability Transit Professional Scholarship Program

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) continues to promote initiatives to expand transit agency knowledge of environmentally sustainable project development practices that reduce the impacts of climate change in communities across the nation. To support that goal,...

Business Writing: Write it Right

Description: Whether you work remotely or not, written communication skills are equally important as communicating verbally. Poorly written documents make a first impression that can’t be taken back and can send the writer’s credibility, and the credibility of the...

A Handy Guide for Participating in NTI’s Courses

Our Registration System NTI is using the Rutgers University Noncredit Course Catalog & Registration System for course registrations.  If you do not already have one, you will need to create an account in this system to register for NTI courses. You can create your...

Transitioning from Frontline Employee to Frontline Supervisor

Description: Leadership is a learned behavior. Yet, many frontline employees in the transit industry step into supervisor/managerial roles with limited or inconsistent preparation. Join us for an interactive, dynamic examination of essential leadership actions,...

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 101 Online Course

Register here for the NEPA 101 Online Course. You will need to first register for the course through Rutgers Continuing Studies (creating an account if you do not already have one.) After you have successfully registered for the course, you will then receive...

Transportation Planning Process

Description: Participants in the Transportation Planning Process (TPP) course receive an overview of the metropolitan and statewide transportation planning process, underscoring its relationship to informed decision-making and required planning processes critical to...

Public Involvement in Transportation Decision-Making

Description: This course isn’t just about simply accepting the public’s ideas—it’s about strengthening project decision-making, increasing creativity in problem-solving, and making sure project solutions are more durable. This is a highly interactive course that will...

Understanding ADA

Description: The goal of this course is to provide transit professionals with a basic understanding of the fundamentals of accessible public transportation under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) in a civil rights context. Objectives: Upon completion...

Title VI and Public Transit

Description: This course will help practitioners appreciate the importance of transit equity considerations during the day-to-day life of transit planning, management, and operations. It is designed to provide accurate information on a variety of equity considerations...

Introduction to Paratransit Management and Operations

Description: The goal of this course is to teach transit professionals the skills needed to effectively manage and operate paratransit services. Objectives: Participants in this course will learn: History of demand response service and where the industry is today The...

National Transit Database

Description: The goal of this course is to help transit professionals learn the necessary skills for reporting urban data to the NTD internet reporting website. Objectives: Participants in this course will learn: Benefits and impacts associated with the NTD annual...

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Description: Every transit agency receiving funding from FTA must comply with DOT's DBE regulations. Transit grantees and others involved in the application and the administration of the DBE requirements should have a complete understanding of these requirements and...

Introduction to Transit Service Planning

Description: This course seeks to enable participants to understand the public transit service planning process from concept design through service implementation and service evaluation. By the end of the course, participants will be able to undertake conceptual...

Project Management for Transit Professionals

Description: The goal of this course is to help transit professionals appreciate the importance of analyzing, leading, and managing the complexities of transit projects by providing them with the tools to foster success. Objectives: By the end of this course...