News and Annoucements
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.
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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:
Save the Date
2019 NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION IN INDIAN COUNTRY (NTICC ) CONFERENCE
Calling all early birds! Early bird pricing for the 2019 National Transportation in Indian Country Conference is available today through March 31, 2019. The 2019 NTICC will be held in beautiful Big Sky, Montana at the Big Sky Resort on September 16 - 19, 2019. Join over 500 of your fellow Tribal transportation peers, Tribal leadership, FHWA & BIA representatives, and industry leading experts at the only Tribal transportation conference FOR TRIBES, BY TRIBES.
WHERE: Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana
WHEN: September 16 - 19, 2019
To visit the website and register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-transportation-in-indian-country-conference-2019-registration-53356873846
The NTICC agenda is now avaiailable for download. To view the agenda click here.
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.