Six Stops to Success Series 2

Six Stops to Success
Putting Your Transportation Message in Service

This is the second webinar training series hosted by CFTE and NAPTA to provide advocates and transportation organizations with the necessary tools to take a transportation ballot measure from an idea to a success at the ballot box. 

 Six Stops to Success Series 2, 2011-2012

November 15, 2011 Voters Support Transit:
2011 Election Results & 2012 Outlook

Take a look at key trends from recent elections. Learn how communities are using ballot measures to improve their transportation systems.

Jason Jordan
, Director, CFTE, Washington, DC
Dan Kully, Managing Partner, Kully Hall, Seattle, WA
Jennifer Kalczuk
, Manager, Communications and External Relations, The Rapid, Grand Rapids, MI 

Recording (wmv)

January 24, 2012 Public Involvement & the Early Education Campaign

This webinar will address how to make those first campaign decisions like when to go to the ballot and with what type of measure. It will also cover how to engage the public in these decisions and how to lay the groundwork for a successful campaign with an early education effort.

Chris DeLacy
, Partner, Holland & Knight, Washington, DC
Andrew Austin
, Field Director, Transportation Choices Coalition, Seattle, WA
John White
, Director of Public Policy, Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, Durham, NC
Barb Thoman
, Executive Director, Transit for Livable Communities, St. Paul, MN

Recording (wmv)

February 21, 2012 Campaign Budgets: Drafting, Funding and Working with What You've Got

This webinar will attempt to answer all those budget building questions by providing case studies from communities with a variety of financial situations and structural limitations.

Neha Bhatt
, Deputy Director for Policy & Research, Smart Growth America, Washington, DC
Jared Boigon
, Partner, TBWB Strategies, San Francisco, CA
Dave Williams
, VP Transportation, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Atlanta, GA
Kristin Slocum, Communications Manager, Mobility 21, Irvine, CA

Recording (wmv)

March 27, 2012 Fighting the Critics: Transit Myths & Facts

This webinar will discuss some of the most recent attacks against transit investment, specific modal decisions and future operating costs. It will provide the counterarguments and facts necessary to combat the critics.

Todd Litman
, Executive Director, Victoria Transport Policy Institute, Victoria, BC
Ryan Kuresman
, Vice President, APCO Worldwide, Washington, DC
Darnell Grisby
,Director, Policy Development and Research, American Public Transportation Association, Washington, DC

Resources (pdf)

Recording (wmv)

April 10, 2012 Organizing Riders, Workers & Students

This webinar will identify some of the rarely organized groups of transit supporters in your community and offer strategies to get them engaged and active in your campaign.

Greg LeRoy
, Executive Director, Good Jobs First, Washington, DC
Jen Henry, Policy Analyst and Project Manager, Natural Resources Defense Council, Chicago, IL
Brenna Conway
, Transit Campaign Coordinator for Active Transportation Alliance, Chicago, IL
Danny Katz
, Director, CoPIRG, Denver, CO

Organizing Transit Riders: A How-To Manual (pdf)

Recording (wmv)

May 15, 2012 Social Media: Finding Content, Making Time & Innovative Uses

This webinar will help your agency, coalition or campaign move from simply having a presence on social media to being an active participant with a voice that helps promote community engagement.

Nicole DuPuis,Program Manager, Policy and Planning, American Public Transportation Association, Washington, DC
Mary Beth Ikard
, Communications Director, Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, Nashville, TN
Tauni Everett
, Senior Social Media Specialist, Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake City, UT
Aimee Custis
, Communications Manager, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Washington, DC 

Recording (wmv)