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Two Rural Transportation Webinars on 3/25: Transit Cost Allocation and Traffic Safety Culture

March 24, 2020
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Two webinars on rural transportation topics, safety and transit, will occur on March 25, 2020.

The National Center for Rural Road Safety will hold the webinar Traffic Safety Culture Messaging on March 25 at 1 – 2:30 p.m. ET. This webinar will feature information on the design of effective traffic safety messages based on an understanding of traffic safety culture. The webinar will summarize different forms of traffic safety culture message including social norms. The webinar will also discuss the importance of the message “frame” to be positive (rather than fear-based); namely, those that grow self-efficacy and align with audience values. Finally, the webinar will discuss some aspects of message design to overcome audience resistance. Together, traffic safety culture messages can be more effective in changing behavior and be more acceptable to audience communities. Learn more and register here.

Two of the Federal Transit Administration’s national technical assistance centers—the National Rural Transit Assistance Program (National RTAP) and the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM)—are co-hosting a Cost Allocation Webinar on March 25 at 2:00 PM ET.  The webinar will feature an introduction to NCMM’s new eLearning module “Cost Allocation Techniques for Community Transportation,” and an overview and demonstration of National RTAP’s Two-Variable Cost Allocation Calculator. Register for the webinar here.