Rural Transit Assistance Program
In addition to the already scheduled Passenger Assistance Training, Defensive Driving and Maltreatment Awareness and
Driver Refresher classes, your transit organization can offer to host a class.
View Host Agency brochure (PDF, 237 KB)
You make the arrangements for a classroom and equipment, we'll provide the instructors.
To request a class, please fill out the form below. If you have questions, contact the RTAP staff.
Which class are you requesting?
Which Class Would You Like to Host?
Defensive Driving and Maltreatment Awareness
When would you like to offer this course?
Please tell us your first and second choices, include date and time. The Passenger Assistance and Defensive Driving Maltreatment Awareness classes are eight-hour classes, the Driver Refresher class is a four-hour class. You may request Saturday or Sunday classes and include evening hours.
Tell us about you
Primary Contact Information. Please provide contact information for the manager or administrative support person who is coordinating this registration.
* Required field
Primary Contact Name*
Primary Contact E-mail*
Emergency phone number, will be used in case of class cancellation
Tell us about your training facility
Facility Name and Address
Contact Information. Include name, phone number and e-mail
Please review the list below and check all that apply. NOTE: In most cases you must be able to say yes to all of these items. Please use the comments field to provide additional information or clarification if needed.
Classroom Space: Our organization will provide classroom space for the training that will seat up to 15 students comfortably (for Passenger Assistance) or up to 25 students comfortably (for Defensive Driving/Abuse Prevention or Driver Refresher.
Yes we have classroom space
Equipment for all classes: Our organization will provide the following audio/visual equipment for the classroom: TV, VCR and DVD player(NOTE: 36 inch TV screen preferred.)
Yes we have AV equipment
Passenger Assistance Classes Only
We provide a garage space for the "hands on" portion of the class.
Yes we can provide garage space
We can provide a bus for the "hands on" portion of the class.
Yes, we can provide a bus
We can provide a wheel chair for the "hands on" portion of the training.
Yes, we can provide a wheelchair
Our organization will guarantee that at least three students will attend this training class.(Students can be from your organization as well as others from neighboring transit organizations.)
Once your class is approved you will need to register your drivers.
Our organization will allow MN RTAP to advertise our class and welcome student enrollment from outside of our organization.
Note: Drivers from the host organization are not eligible for mileage reimbursement thru RTAP.
Please check any of the below boxes that apply. These boxes indicate if you will provide refreshments/lunch at your class and if any of your students will need mileage reimbursement to attend your training from another work location.
Our agency would like to provide coffee and rolls for the students and trainer the morning of our class. (MN RTAP will reimburse your agency for this expense.)
Our agency would like to provide lunch for the students and trainer at our class. (Mn RTAP will reimburse this cost for Passenger Assistance and Defensive Driving/Maltreatment Awareness classes.)
Is there anything else about your registration that you would like us to know?
Make a copy of the "summary" page which will follow this form, for your records. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION STATUS.
To request a MnDOT document in an alternative format, call 651-366-4718 or e-mail ADArequest.email@example.com
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