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The Care & Feeding of Paratransit Bus Fleets – June 25-27

June 25 @ 8:00 am - June 27 @ 5:00 pm

The Care & Feeding of Paratransit Bus Fleets

ATA is excited to announce The Care & Feeding of Paratransit Bus Fleets, an in-depth 3-day paratransit vehicle maintenance class to be held at our Training Center in North Little Rock, June 25 – 27.

  • Cost: $125.00 members / $175.00 non-members
  • Dates: Tuesday, 6/25/2024 – Thursday, 6/27/2024
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily
  • Location: Arkansas Transit Association, 620 W. Broadway St., North Little Rock, AR 72114
  • Meals: Time will be provided each day for participants to eat lunch off-site at their expense.
  • Intended for: Transportation Managers, Shop Supervisors, and Mechanics
  • Class Size Limit: 50

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  • This class, presented by nationally known bus fleet maintenance consultant and Master Trainer Halsey King, includes:
  • Essential elements of a written program plan
  • Service and maintenance philosophies
  • Replacement vs. repair of parts
  • Preventative maintenance program development
  • The six cost centers (labor, parts, tires, fuel, vehicles, and facilities/equipment)
  • Mechanic skill sets – what managers need to know
  • Federal and state safety regulations for buses
  • The modular bus inspection process (direct from DOT)
  • Complete the inspection process
  • ADA and its requirements for maintenance programs
  • Documentation and its importance for your fleet
  • Unexpected costs headed your way


Payment and cancellation: If your agency is a current ATA member, an invoice will be sent to your agency’s training contact following the in-person class. Non-member agencies are asked to pre-pay for in-person classes; you will be contacted by ATA regarding pre-payment. To avoid being invoiced if you do not attend the class, cancellation must occur by email or telephone prior to the start of the class. To discuss ATA membership, pre-payment for non-members, or cancellation, please contact Rebecca East at or 501-372-8900.


June 25 @ 8:00 am
June 27 @ 5:00 pm
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Grant Service Co., sponsored by Arkansas Transit Association


Arkansas Transit Association
620 W. Broadway St.
North Little Rock, AR 72114 United States
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