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The Tribal Technical Assistance Program is part of a nationwide effort sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The intention of TTAP is to relate the latest technology and information on tribal roads and bridges, tourism and recreation, and related economic development to tribal transportation and planning personnel.
TTAP provides technology transfer through training workshops, a quarterly newsletter, and the operation of free publication and videotape training libraries.

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    Announcement: NPRM 25 CFR 170
2014-12-12 to 2015-12-31


On Friday, December 12, 2014, the proposed rule for 25 CFR Part 170 was submitted to the Federal Register for publication. BIA's Office of Regulatory and Collaborative Affairs (RACA) advises that it should be printed next week or very early the week following. We will send a follow-up email with a link to the rule as printed in the Federal Register when it's available.

Meanwhile, the proposed rule is available for review at the following web site, along with a letter from the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn, announcing the proposed rule and consultation dates and locations:

Consultation dates, locations, and venues, along with additional information about how to submit comments on the rule are available at BIA - RACA's consultation web site at:

The proposed rule and Assistant Secretary - Washburn's letter to tribal leaders will also be available there.

    18th Annual National Tribal Transportation Conference 2015
2015-09-21 to 2015-09-24

    (Myrtle Beach, SC)

The 18th Annual National Tribal Transportation Conference (NTTC) 2015 will be held September 21-24, 2015 at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel in Myrtle Beach, SC.

The conference will kick off on Monday with a pre-conference training or meeting(s) and the opening reception Monday night. The main conference will be Tuesday morning through Thursday at noon. There is room for a possible post-conference training/meeting. As details get finalized we'll be posting them. Look for the website, Save the Date, Registration, Call for presentations and everything else to come out soon!

    2015 Midwest Regional Tribal Transportation Meeting
2015-04-28 to 2015-04-29

    (Wausau, WI)

The 2015 Midwest Regional Tribal Transportation Meeting will be held April 28-29, 2015 at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center in Wausau, WI. To register for this meeting, please fill out this Registration Form PDFand return to Amanda by April 20, 2015.

Vendor Opportunities are available!!!
Vendor Registration (pdf)
Vendor Registration (word version)

The Eastern TTAP will host the first of two Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meetings on April 29th (during this meeting). The second TAC date and location are TBD.

There will be a day and half training for RIFDS following this meeting (April 29-30, 2015). To register for this training, please fill out this Registration Form PDFand return to Amanda by April 20, 2015.

More information to come soon!

2015-04-29 to 2015-04-30

    (Wausau, WI)

RIFDS Training following the 2015 Midwest Region Tribal Transportation Meeting.

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM April 29, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM April 30, 2015

Stoney Creek Hotel & Convention Center
Wausau, WI


RIFDS Registration Form (word)
RIFDS Registration Form (pdf)

Registration Deadline:
April 20, 2015