FPTA Blog

Business Member Happy Hour #2

FPTA invites all Business Members to join us on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 5:30pm (EST) for our 2nd virtual happy hour. Since our last discussion, we have signed a contract for our Virtual Conference platform. We'd like to share features available and get your opinion on exhibit hours and more. If...

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Call for VIRTUAL Presentations

As you may know, FPTA recently announced the Annual Conference will be going virtual this year. In light of this change, we have adjusted our 'Call for Presentations' form and extended the deadline to Friday, August 7th, 2020 at 9:00pm (EST). If you have already submitted a presentation you do not...

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CDC Decision Tree Guidelines for Transit Re-Opening

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a 60-page document regarding which includes "decision trees,” or flow charts, offering checklists on when and how to safely reopen transit systems, schools, restaurants, and other businesses disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic....

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Announcement: FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop

Registration Is Now Open! For the first time ever...The FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop is going virtual with 16 sessions being held throughout June and July using Adobe Connect web conferencing software. Registration is Now Open June sessions will include: Drug & Alcohol...

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Example Documents from Our Transit Systems

FPTA has compiled in this post a reference list of various sample documents and images sent to us from varying tiers of our transit systems, as well as Business members. TIER 1 Temperature Reading Process - from Miami-Dade County Return to Work Policy - from Miami-Dade County TIER 2 Operations and...

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CUTR/FDOT Operator Barrier Guidance Document

FDOT and CUTR have developed a guidance document that agencies should review if designing and installing temporary barriers to limit operator exposure to the COVID-19 virus.  Since there are many safety factors to consider when designing and installing these barriers, it is prudent to perform a...

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CTAA Develops Single Source for COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Thank you to CTAA for developing the following set of COVID-19 safety protocols (PDF) by collecting — in a single place — all of the guidance from a variety of federal agencies. Where no (or limited) actual guidance is available, CTAA has collected the best practical advice from public and...

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