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Rural Transit Technology Course to be Held in Alaska and Virginia

Implementing Rural Transit Technology, a joint course of the Small Urban & Rural Transit Center and the National Transit Institute, will be held May 10-11 in Anchorage, Alaska, and June 9-10 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  The course is geared toward transit professionals, state DOT office staff, and regional planners involved in planning and implementing technology-based systems for rural transit operations.

More information on the course and online registration is available on the course's web page.

SURTC Updates and Adds New Training Topics

SURTC has updated its list of training topics and added a few new topics.

New training topics include:

  • Giving Effective Presentations
  • How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Writing
  • Planning for Technology in Small Urban & Rural Areas
  • The Changing Face of America:  Diversity and Its Implications for Transit
  • Transit and Elected Officials

The complete list of training topics with updated descriptions is available here on the Training & Outreach page.

SURTC develops and provides training for transit operators as needs are identified. If you would like to host a training session, please e-mail Carol Wright at or call (701)231-8231.

Transportation Seminar: Developing a Long-Range Transportation Plan

Transportation Seminar on developing long-range transportation plans will be held Oct. 20, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. in Room 422 of the IACC building on the North Dakota State University campus.  The seminar will discuss the role of long-range transportation plans, the planning process, and their role in ensuring the efficient and effective expenditure of public dollars.

Rural Transit Technology Course to be Presented in Wisconsin and New York

SURTC in partnership with the National Transit Institute is presenting the course Implementing Rural Transit Technology October 28-29 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, and December 1-2 in Schenectady, NY.

The course presents a structured approach for planning, implementing, and evaluating rural transit projects to help ensure that agency needs and expectations are met.

Rural Transit Technology Course to be Held in Sacramento

SURTC and the National Transit Institute are hosting the course Implementing Rural Transit Technology Sept. 29-30 in Sacramento, CA.

SURTC is a part of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at North Dakota State University