RTAP Newsletters


Spring 2022

The Spring issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device! 

 In this issue:

  • How to Conduct Safety Risk Management Assessments to Identify Threats of Operator Violence
  • Become a Healthier Driver
  • Ten Considerations When Procuring Cameras for Buses
  • The Art of Becoming a Supervisor, Party Two
  • Rural and Tribal Transit Initiatives to Expand Access to Food
  • Transportation Innovation is Resounding Through Kansas
  • RTAP Training Update
  • Director's Message

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Winter 2022

The Winter issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device! 

 In this issue:

  • Coffey County Transportation Shows off Their New Facility at December 17 Ribbon Cutting
  • Policy Considerations for Transit Cameras
  • Travel Training Tips for Your Agency
  • The Art of Becoming a Supervisor, Party One
  • Community Through Communication: Tips for Social Media
  • How to Access Certificates in the Learning Management System
  • RTAP Spring Training Update
  • Director's Message

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Autumn 2021

The Autumn issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device! 

 In this issue:

  • Presenting the 2021 Driver Awards
  • OCCK Begins Management of Concordia Public Transportation
  • National RTAP Resources
  • Kansas RTAP Develops New Dispatching and Scheduling Training for National RTAP
  • Tips for Maintaining A Compliant Title VI Program
  • Learn More About the Access, Innovation, and Collaboration (AIC) Program
  • Reasonable Modification: Common Sense and the Will to Help
  • Autumn Training Update
  • Autumn Director's Message

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Summer 2021

The Summer issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device!  

 In this issue:

  • Recruiting and Retaining More Transit Drivers
  • Responding to an Emergency: Lessons from Flint Hills ATA
  • Tips for Mandating Masks on Public Transit Vehicles
  • Tornado Preparedness
  • Navigating the SAM Site to Work for You
  • Best Practices for File Management and Record Retention
  • Kansas RTAP Training Update

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Spring 2021

The Spring issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device!

 In this issue:

  • Effective Techniques to Reduce Transit-Driver Distracted Driving Due to Cellphones
  • Taking a Second Look at Tires
  • Verbal De-Escalation Training Resources
  • Assistive Technology for Kansans: Better Access with Better Technology
  • Text Messaging Systems Allow for Improved Communication between Agencies and Customers
  • What to Know about Accessible Power Lifts
  • Five More Ways to Increase Kansas Rural Riders
  • Kansas RTAP Training Update

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Winter 2021

The Winter issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device!  

 In this issue:

  • How CARES Act Funding is Helping Transit Providers- Fact Sheet
  • Five Ways to Increase Kansas Rural Transit Riders- Fact Sheet
  • Federal Mask Mandate to all Kansas Transit Providers
  • Rural Transit Funding for Elected Officials- Fact Sheet
  • Technical Resources from Kansas RTAP, at Your Fingertips
  • The Importance of Securing Oxygen Tanks

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Spring 2022

The Spring issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device! 

 In this issue:

  • How to Conduct Safety Risk Management Assessments to Identify Threats of Operator Violence
  • Become a Healthier Driver
  • Ten Considerations When Procuring Cameras for Buses
  • The Art of Becoming a Supervisor, Party Two
  • Rural and Tribal Transit Initiatives to Expand Access to Food
  • Transportation Innovation is Resounding Through Kansas
  • RTAP Training Update
  • Director's Message

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Winter 2022

The Winter issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device! 

 In this issue:

  • Coffey County Transportation Shows off Their New Facility at December 17 Ribbon Cutting
  • Policy Considerations for Transit Cameras
  • Travel Training Tips for Your Agency
  • The Art of Becoming a Supervisor, Party One
  • Community Through Communication: Tips for Social Media
  • How to Access Certificates in the Learning Management System
  • RTAP Spring Training Update
  • Director's Message

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Autumn 2021

The Autumn issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device! 

 In this issue:

  • Presenting the 2021 Driver Awards
  • OCCK Begins Management of Concordia Public Transportation
  • National RTAP Resources
  • Kansas RTAP Develops New Dispatching and Scheduling Training for National RTAP
  • Tips for Maintaining A Compliant Title VI Program
  • Learn More About the Access, Innovation, and Collaboration (AIC) Program
  • Reasonable Modification: Common Sense and the Will to Help
  • Autumn Training Update
  • Autumn Director's Message

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Summer 2021

The Summer issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device!  

 In this issue:

  • Recruiting and Retaining More Transit Drivers
  • Responding to an Emergency: Lessons from Flint Hills ATA
  • Tips for Mandating Masks on Public Transit Vehicles
  • Tornado Preparedness
  • Navigating the SAM Site to Work for You
  • Best Practices for File Management and Record Retention
  • Kansas RTAP Training Update

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Spring 2021

The Spring issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device!

 In this issue:

  • Effective Techniques to Reduce Transit-Driver Distracted Driving Due to Cellphones
  • Taking a Second Look at Tires
  • Verbal De-Escalation Training Resources
  • Assistive Technology for Kansans: Better Access with Better Technology
  • Text Messaging Systems Allow for Improved Communication between Agencies and Customers
  • What to Know about Accessible Power Lifts
  • Five More Ways to Increase Kansas Rural Riders
  • Kansas RTAP Training Update

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think. 

Winter 2021

The Winter issue of the Kansas RTAP Newsletter is now available and accessible from any device!  

 In this issue:

  • How CARES Act Funding is Helping Transit Providers- Fact Sheet
  • Five Ways to Increase Kansas Rural Transit Riders- Fact Sheet
  • Federal Mask Mandate to all Kansas Transit Providers
  • Rural Transit Funding for Elected Officials- Fact Sheet
  • Technical Resources from Kansas RTAP, at Your Fingertips
  • The Importance of Securing Oxygen Tanks

Comments? Questions? We'd love your feedback! Email our Communications Coordinator, Kara Cox, at kara.cox@ku.edu and let us know what you think.