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1Hello …… Ernestine Mbroh Mary Wilson C Weilbrenner OklahomaDepartment ofTransportationErnestine MbrohTransit Programs Division Manager200 NE 21st StreetOklahoma City, OK 73105Office:OklahomaDepartment ofTransportationOklahomaDepartment ofTransportationMary WilsonTransit Programs DivisionSpecial Projects CoordinatorC WeilbrennerTransit Programs DivisionProject Manager200 NE 21st StreetOklahoma City, OK 73105Office:200 NE 21st StreetOklahoma City, OK 73105Office:
2FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION’S (FTA) Section 5311 Non-urbanized Area Formula Grant and Technical Assistance ProgramProgram Goals:Provide a safe and effective public transportation network to the increase mobility of persons with special needs, transportation disadvantaged persons and the general population living in tribal, non-urbanized and small urban areas of the state.ODOT is Governor's Designee for oversight and administration - Transit Programs DivisionOklahoma’s apportionment - Approx. $14.5 million annually10% for State Administration and Technical Assistance15% Intercity Bus Transportation5% for Program Reserve (New starts and Catastrophic Events)Eligible Recipients:Federally Recognized Rural Tribal Transit (Direct Recipients of FTA or Subrecipients of ODOT)Nonprofit OrganizationsState AgenciesUnits of Local Governments
3Eligible Transit Activities: Administration – Reimbursed at 80% (ex. Training Programs, legal Services, Drug and Alcohol Testing)Operating – Reimbursed at 15% (ex. Salaries, vehicle maintenance repairs, insurance etc.)Capital – Reimbursed at 80% (ex. Vehicle Purchases, acquisition, construction and improvement of public transit facilities)2 Exceptions - vehicle related equipment purchased solely for ADA and Clean Air Act compliance – Reimbursement at 90%Application Process:Existing Transit SystemsElevation of past 2 year performance (20% - Revenue Miles, 35% - Passenger Miles and 45% - Passenger Trips)New Starts……Evaluation of:Proposed New or the expansion of an existing service(s)Proposed True Cost Budget (actual cost to run transit system)Local MatchApplication Timeline:Proposed Program of Projects Due to FTA in June 1stJanuary 15 - Letters of Intent , A Resolution From The Governing Board For Financial SupportDraft Application due April 1stFinal Applications are Due May 1stFederal Fiscal Year(October 1st - September 30th)
5Oklahoma RTAP Program Summary RTAP is authorized by Title 49 U.S.C. 5311(b)(3).Nationwide, not more than 2% of appropriated 5311 funds shall be made available to RTAP.Oklahoma receives approximately $230,302 annually.RTAP funds have the same period of availability as Section 5311 formula funds.RTAP funds must be used to support activities in four categories: training, technical assistance, research, and related support services.ODOT administers the RTAP program in-house.Developed a policy manual for implementation effective January 1, 2015.Policy was sent out through TTAP to tribal transit agencies for comment.
7RTAP Resources RTAP Scholarship Program. Intent is to help supplement existing training resources.All scholarship applications must be submitted to ODOT for approval prior to training.$5,000 allocated annually (as funding allows) to all eligible 5311 and federally recognized tribal transit agencies.Drug and Alcohol Testing.No differences between rural and tribal transit in regarding FTA Drug and Alcohol testing requirements.ODOT has contracted with the University of Oklahoma (OU) as the Third Party Administrator (TPA) for rural transit drug and alcohol testing.OU has contracted with TMHC out of Kansas to perform rural transit drug and alcohol testing for Oklahoma.Upcoming EventCivil Rights Conference Feb 26, 2015.
9What is MYLEO.net Make Your Life Easier for ODOT MYLEO.net is an ODOT web based Performance Managements system incorporating Ridership reporting, Vehicle usage reporting.
10What can MYLEOnet assist you with? Manage vehicles.Set up and manage routes.Set up and manage purpose codes (user defined).Manage ridership (passenger trips/miles, revenue miles).Create trip statistic reports.Create vehicle usage/mileage reports.Export data into other applications (excel, word, etc.).
11What does MYLEO. net look Like What does MYLEO.net look Like ? After you login you will come to the Main Menu
12From here you can enter and manage your vehicles
18You can export your data to be used by other applications You can export your data to be used by other applications. Data is exported as a Comma Separated Value (CSV) file
19Transit AssistantTRANSIT ASSISTANT (TA) is a software system developed at the University of Oklahoma for ODOT.TA is a dispatching system that manages the entire workflow involved in reservation, dispatching (mobile included), pickup, drop-off, mileage tracking, reporting. It is also uploads data to MYLEO.net.Some of the features of the system include:Reservation subsystem including ability to interact with the Logisticare’s systemDispatching trips to vehicles and the ability to send new rides to the mobile systemAutomatic generation of 5311 trip sheets that are prefilled with pickup and drop-off informationUploading completed 5311 trip sheet data into MYLEONET after complete checks on the data including eliminating data entry errors such as mileage overlapsMapping interface to locate the pickup and drop-off locationsSpecial reports based on sub-codes with Crystal Reports
20Minimum Requirements for Transit Assistant and MYLEO.net A computer running Windows 7 or betterMicrosoft Explorer 9 or higherMinimum of 4Gig of memory on your computerReliable Internet serviceA MYLEO.net and Transit Assistant account
21Transit Mobile (TM)TM is a mobile application that runs on smart phones and tablets that run the Android Operating System. With TM, the dispatchers can send the manifest and updates directly to the driver without the driver having to visit the office. Additionally, with TM we now can:Send manifests and updates to manifestsAuto-fill the 5311 trip sheet data with few keys strokes to capture odometer reading for each tripReal time updates of trip status: going to pickup, at pickup, picked up, etc.Capturing GPS location of vehicles to be tracked on the map application in TA
22Who do I contact to find out more about Transit Assistant and Transit Mobile? The University of OklahomaSridhar RadhakrishnanProfessor and Director School of Computer Science