HSTP Region 8 February Newsletter

New Transportation Publications

Applying Good Business Practices: Hiring, Training and Evaluating Employees
This National RTAP technical brief focuses on recruiting, hiring, and retaining transit employees. It also identifies strategies for motivating and empowering employees, training employees, and conducting performance evaluations.

Transit Tech Toolkit – Trip Planning, Fare Payment, and Integration
The Coalition for Smarter Transportation published a Transit Tech Toolkit designed to provide information to transit agencies and municipal officials looking to incorporate multi-modal fare media collection and trip planning. The toolkit contains policy reports, active RFPs, RFP samples, webinars, and a vendor directory.

Important Dates

Champaign-Urbana Urbanized Area HSTP & Age-Friendly Transportation Working Group Meeting
Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 (3pm)
Location: Brookens Administrative Center (John Dimit Conference Room)
1776 E. Washington St., Urbana, IL 61802

Rural Transit Assistance Center (RTAC) Spring Conference
Dates: Tuesday, March 12 through Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Location: Northfield Inn, Suites and Conference Center
3280 Northfield Drive, Springfield, IL
Cost: Free!
Hotel rate: $70/night (if reserved by 2/19/19)
Registration link
Agenda

Region 8 HSTP Meeting
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019 (10am-12pm)
Location: Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD)
1101 E. University Ave., Urbana, IL 61802

RTAC Trainings
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Location: Coles County Council on Aging
11021 E. County Road 800 North, Charleston, IL 61920
Contact: Cheryl Shutt (217-639-5159 or cheryls@colescouncilonaging.org)
Defensive Driving (8-10am)
Emergency Procedures (10am-12pm)
Lunch (12-2:30pm) (Must bring your own sack lunch)
Passenger Assistance (12:30-3:30pm)
*Please be sure to notify Mable Kreps if you’re sending participants to this training.

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