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Representing Small, Rural, & Specialized Transportation Providers Statewide

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UpComing 2020 CALACT Board Meetings:  

Friday 6-Mar 9:30 AM Victor Valley Transit, Hesperia
Tuesday 21-Apr 9:30 AM Renaissance Resort, Indian Wells
Friday 26-Jun 9:30 AM TBD
Tuesday 3-Nov 9:30 AM TBD
Friday 4-Dec 9:30 AM TBD

Submit Your ASP for voluntary review before the November 13, 2020 Deadline

The December 31, 2020, Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) regulation compliance deadline is getting closer.

To guarantee TAC review, please submit your ASP by November 13, 2020. You can email the TAC (PTASP-TAC@dot.gov) and attach your ASP. If the document is too large to send as an email attachment, email the TAC to set up an alternate submission method.

Not sure what to expect from an ASP review? See our ASP Review What to Expect Fact Sheet.

Have a question? Reach out to the TAC by phone (877-827-7243) or email (PTASP-TAC@dot.gov). You can also start a conversation with your industry peers on the PTASP Technical Assistance Forum.

Note: All classes have been changed to on-line courses only.

University of the Pacific - 2020 Transit and Paratransit - Management Certificate Program

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Urge Legislature to Provide Emergency Funding for Local Public Transit

Members: CALACT is urging you to consider using this form letter (.doc) to reach out to your legislative representatives. You can also use the attached Op Ed (.doc) and press release (.doc) to notify your community of the need for emergency funding. Please see Q&A (.pdf) and Talking Points (.pdf) for further information. 

CALACT July Legislative Report

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Updated Statewide Covid-19 Guidance: Public and Private Passenger Carriers, Transit, and Intercity Passenger Rail

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New guidance on face coverings in state of California effects transit riders and operations, offices

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Morongo Basin Transit Authority Request for Proposal (RFP) #20-01, Multiple Award Joint Procurement for Cutaway, Electric Cutaway, and Vans.

CALACT is preparing a new cutaway bid, including small electric cutaways.  In order for your agency to use the CALACT/MBTA Cooperative for future vehicles you need to complete the survey below. 

Braun to Offer Lift Training - Various Dates

Beginning May 14, 2020

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DBE Program Requirements During COVID 19 Public Health Emergency

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FTA 4-6-2020 CARES Act Implementation Webinar

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CALACT Covid-19 Discussion Webinar

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This webinar is off-the-record and for use of public transit operators only.

Emergency Relief Form Letter for Agency Advocacy

Please fill out the attached letter (.doc) and send to your representatives. 

Covid-19 Resources for Agencies

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Coronavirus Resources

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Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan - Mini Workshop

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Sample Small Public Transportation Provider Agency Safety Plan

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CALACT Message Forum

CALACT is excited to present its message forum, where members can post questions and answers. Check it out.

New Public Transportation Safety Plan

F TA has released a new Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) regulation online training course, Roadmap to Drafting an Agency Safety Plan for Bus Agencies. The course provides examples of how transit agencies can create compliant Agency Safety Plans.

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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Proposed 3-Year Overall Goal & Methodology for Federal Fiscal Years 2020-2022

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) submitted its three-year overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for federal fiscal years (FFYs) 2017 through 2019 to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on January 31, 2017. 

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Rural Transit Assistance Program Mentor-Protege Program

A program to connect seasoned transit staff to those new to transit-specific roles. Apply today (.doc)

49 CFR Part 40 Final Rule Changes - Update Template

Summary of Changes (.pdf)
Update Template (.doc)
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