AASHTO Multi-State Transit Technical Assistance Program (MTAP)
The Transit Connection for State DOTs
It sounds simple: find a way that states can obtain and use the public transit technical expertise of other states. Connect with one another regarding past experience. Network and efficiently solve technical and programmatic problems.
Simply stated, that connection is the Multi-State Transit Technical Assistance Program or MTAP.
Through its members and services, the MTAP brings real-life, practical solutions to transit problems – on topics as varied as state funding procedures, transit asset management, financial management, vehicle procurement, rural inter-city service development, and ADA compliance.
For its members, MTAP provides a network and assistance through:
- Access to transit program experts
- Peer-to-peer exchanges, via MTAP Alerts
- Abstracts and current transit data
- On-site technical exchanges
- Visits from experts
- MTAP’s Technical Assistance Directory
- Publications and updates
- Topical meetings and seminars
- Communications thru Newsletters and E-News
- Web site connections
- Best practices information
- Conference calls
- Training classes
Upcoming Events & Trainings
NTI’s Paratransit Management and Operations
El Monte, CA
State DOT Roundtable at the CTAA Expo
June 14, 2018
Transit Asset Management Implementation for Tier II Providers and Sponsors
July 11, 2018
2018 State Public Transportation Partnership Conference
August 15-17, 2018
Director, Transit and Rail Division
New Mexico Department of Transportation.
WHAT OUR MEMBERS ARE SAYING
“MTAP meetings allow states to work more closely with partners including the Community Transportation Association of America and the American Public Transportation Association to share concerns, develop practical solutions, and implement programs of common interest.”
–– Charles Carr, Mississippi Department of Transportation