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  • FAQ’s DPIT Downstate Capital Initiative Call for Projects
  • Spring Conference Presentations
    The RTAC Spring Conference is a one and one-half day event held annually at the Northfield Inn, Suites & Conference Center in Springfield. The Illinois Department of Transportation Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation and the Illinois Public Transportation Association update attendees regarding grants and timely topics, and transit professionals present a variety of sessions aimed at educating rural public transportation grantees and specialized providers.RTAC Conference 2014 FTA Procurement Procedures

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RTAC Conference 2014 Section 5329 Bus Safety Seminar

RTAC Conference 2014 Rural Medical Transportation Network Mobility Management Project

RTAC Conference 2013

Downstate Operating Assistance Program

Section 5311

Service Contracts

Passengers with Disabilities



The RTAC Roadeo is held annually in New Berlin. Contestants participate in four events: written test, wheelchair securement, pre-trip inspection and driving. Although not everyone wins a trophy or plaque, each contestant does receive a t-shirt and lunch. The winner of each event is presented with a plaque. The first, second and third overall winner is presented with a trophy and a cash award. The first place winner also receives an all expense paid trip to participate in the National Roadeo that is sponsored by the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA). Each year the National Roadeo is held at a different locale, such as Seattle, Philadelphia, Austin, St Louis, Reno, and New Orleans.

Drug and Alcohol

Training Opportunities for Rural Transit Providers