The Care & Feeding of Paratransit Bus Fleets (Vehicle Maintenance Course)

Date: 6/14/2022 – 6/16/2022

Time: 8AM-5PM daily

Location: Arkansas Transit Association, 620 W. Broadway St., North Little Rock, AR  72114

Provider: Halsey King & Associates in partnership with Arkansas Transit Association

Intended for: Transportation Managers, Shop Supervisors, and Mechanics

Cost: $125.00 members / $175 non-members

Meals: Time will be provided each day for participants to eat lunch off-site at their expense.

Class Size Limit: 50

The Care & Feeding of Paratransit Bus Fleets will be presented by nationally known bus fleet maintenance consultant Halsey King. The course will include:

  • 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

Halsey King has decades of fleet experience all over the world. U.S. clients include public and private transit and paratransit bus fleets, state DOT’s, and bus manufacturers.  Halsey and his associates are members of numerous professional organizations, including SAE, ASTM, IEEE, and the American Public Transportation Association

Every 1 day, June 14 - 16, 2022

Arkansas Transit Association

Advancing public transportation in Arkansas through education, technical assistance and training.