MAP-21 Program Changes
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), enacted in 2012, updated regulations for rural and tribal transit operations. This topic guide highlights the changes, new elements, and unchanged portions of the Section 5311, 5310, 5339 Programs, as well as the new Safety and Transit Asset Management initiatives
These resources include training and technical assistance specifically geared toward tribal transit operators and riders.
Transit agencies are required to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act. The resources in this topic guide provide information to ensure compliance with the law.
Safety and Transit Asset Management
Safety and Transit Asset Management are new initiatives currently being undertaken at the Federal Transit Administration under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21).
While wheelchair securement practices are based heavily on the type of equipment used and the manufacturer, there are some common best practices. Additionally, links to videos for specific manufacturers are below.
Drug and Alcohol Programs
Safety-sensitive employees are required to undergo drug and alcohol testing as part of federal regulations aimed at increasing public safety. Rural and tribal transit agencies are responsible for making sure that these requirements are met. This topic guide will direct you to the most current and relevant resources on all aspects of the federal drug and alcohol requirements.
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