MOBILITY MANAGEMENT FORUM​

Tuesday, May 21

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At CTAA’s 2019 EXPO, Tuesday, May 21, will be dedicated to mobility management professionals. During the day, mobility managers from across the country will have the opportunity to learn about the work of the National Center for Mobility Management; learn skills designed in response to needs identified by mobility managers; participate in small group work to shape the discussion of important topics; and network to learn from their fellow mobility management practitioners.

The cost for this day is $50.

Morning (Session begins at 8:30 a.m.): Skills and Knowledge Training

1) Mobility Management Professionals as Transformative Leaders
Objective: To inspire and strengthen mobility management professionals’ skill sets to initiate and lead community mobility initiatives.

2) Understanding Principles of Cost Allocation
Objective: To give mobility management professionals a working knowledge of basic cost allocation strategies to support them in coordination discussions with partner organizations.

3) Building a Resilient Partner Ecosystem
Objective: Understanding how mobility managers can create and support resilient partnerships and serve as stewards for their evolution

Afternoon (Session begins at 1:30 p.m.): Small group work

1) Mobility Management Professionals as Transformative Leaders
Objective: Participants will be led through activities to assess their leadership skills and how to move closer to being an empowered community leader.

2) Integrating mobility management into the community
Objective: Participants will work through exercises to identify their ecosystem of stakeholder sectors, initiate strategies to partner with these sectors, and forge stronger connections throughout the community.

3) The National Center for Mobility Management: Activities and Opportunities
Objective: Participants will learn about activities of and opportunities through the NCMM and provide their input into what would help them as mobility management professionals.

Can’t make the Mobility Management Forum 2019? You can attend virtually! A live streaming of the morning’s presentations will be broadcast at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqahxL17cto&feature=youtu.be.

TRIBES MOVING FORWARD​

THE 2019 NATIONAL TRIBAL TRANSIT CONFERENCE​

Monday, May 20- Tuesday, May 21

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For the sixth time, CTAA will be hosting the National Tribal Transit Conference, in conjunction with the Community Transportation EXPO. Native Americans face many unique mobility challenges in accessing jobs, health care, shopping, education and other essential services. From a handful of tribal transit programs, over the past twenty years, dozens of tribes have built transportation services to meet these needs and challenges. At this Conference, you will hear some of those tribal transit success stories, and learn how to build a sustainable transit program yourself.

Background: Transit services can play a key role in promoting economic empowerment and self-sufficiency for tribal members. Transit programs provide critical linkages to services, programs and opportunities that are often, distant scattered and inaccessible for many tribal members. The National Tribal Transit Conference brings together tribal transit managers, planners, tribal council members, as well as state and Federal officials, to discuss how transit services can play a key role in helping Native Americans address their mobility barriers. At the Conference, you will learn how to identify transit needs among tribal members and the kinds of transit services that can address these needs. You will also hear about what works, and what wows in tribal transit, as well as some success stories from some ongoing tribal transit programs across the U.S. To help secure the future of tribal transit, the conference will include a visioning exercise to help formulate policy and funding recommendations and agendas.

Objectives: During this two-day national conference, you’ll learn about:

  • An historic perspective of tribal transit.
  • The basics of tribal transit services.
  • Planning and building a tribal transit program.
  • Funding sources to support tribal transit programs, including FTA’s Tribal Transit Program.
  • Successful tribal transit programs.

Cost: $75 for CTAA members, $150 for non CTAA members.

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The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.