News and Annoucements
Tribal Transit COVID-19 Events and Resources
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Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (TTSA)
UC-Berkeley SafeTREC in collaboration with National Indian Justice Center (NIJC) has embarked on a new project, Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment (TTSA) - SPR, funded by Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning (DOTP), Native American Liaison Branch (NALB). The goal of this project is to provide technical assistance services to seven (7) California Native American Tribal Governments to identify transportation safety issues on the roads within or accessing their tribal lands and provide suggestions for improvements and potential sources of funding to make the improvements. The suggestions in the reports can also help these tribes to provide justifications to use in future grant applications. The term of this project is through the end of February of 2021.
We will conduct up to 3 information-sharing webinars within the next few months for tribal governments' staff, in which we will present and promote the TTSA services to CA Indian Nations to solicit participants. I would like to ask for your assistance in reaching out to the tribal governments staff by sending out the attached flyer. Once we have the dates and information for each of the webinars, I will send you those flyers as well.
TTSA-SPR Outreach Flyer (PDF download)
Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center (TIPRC)
The Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC), and Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc. (AAIHB), are pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center (TIPRC). www.thetiprc.com.
The interactive website is designed to provide visitors an easy way to learn about TIPRC, available services, and information on American Indian/Alaska Native motor vehicle safety. The site also contains integrated training and technical assistance request forms. Visit often for new information and updates.
Federal Highway Administration Notice
Tribal Government-to-Government Consultation
FR Document: 2019-10309 Citation: 84 FR 22561
Abstract: The FHWA announces that it is holding Tribal consultation meetings in Washington, District of Columbia; San Diego, California; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Anchorage, Alaska, to gather federally recognized Tribal governments' comments on the Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) pilot before securing long-term services for the program.
New National RTAP Technical Brief
Guidance for Rural and Tribal Transit Agencies During a Government Shutdown
Guidance for Rural and Tribal Transit Agencies During a Government Shutdown is a new National RTAP technical brief to help rural and tribal transit agencies better understand the activities that can and cannot take place during a full or partial government shutdown. The brief also provides guidance on what transit agencies should expect and actions they can take before and after a shutdown to minimize the impact. For more information and to view the technical brief go to: http://www.nationalrtap.org/Resource-Center/Advanced-Search/fid/969
Interactive E-map Showing Regional Boundaries of Public Lands Team Partner Agencies
The Volpe Center developed this map to help its staff as well as partners work across agencies and understand the relevant regional context and contacts for collaborative, multi-agency work. To view the map go to: https://volpeusdot.github.io/PLT-Web-Map/
Source code available at https://github.com/VolpeUSDOT/PLT-Web-Map. Pan the map to see more U.S. states and territories.
Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Transit Asset Management (TAM) for Tribes
If your agency is an American Indian tribal transportation provider, then you are a Tier II provider. TAM requirements for Tier II providers, including tribes, are the same. However, tribes face different circumstances and community needs that will affect how they meet the basic requirements of the TAM rule. To visit the website go to: https://www.transit.dot.gov/TAM/Tribes.