Announcements

CANCELED — BlackCat and MnRTAP Website Training

The training on March 23, 2020, 12pm–4pm in St. Cloud has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. The training will be rescheduled. Any existing registrants will be notified of the new date once it is confirmed.

Location:

March 5, 2020: 2151 Bassett Drive, Mankato, MN 56001

March 9, 2020: 3920 Highway 2 West, Bemidji, MN 56601

March 23, 2020: 3725 12th St. N., St. Cloud, MN, 56303 (CANCELED)

Trainers: Kirby Becker and Chuck Morris (BlackCat), Harinee Iyengar and Mariah Helgeson (MnRTAP website)

Register: The March 23 training has been canceled.

Course Description

Instruction and Q&A on BlackCat and the MnRTAP website.

BlackCat Training Agenda

Tabs, listed below, are reporting sections in BlackCat Transit. Use this overview to identify the tabs and where specific forms can be found and reported.

BlackCat Tab

Importance of this tab

Projects—Reflects future project costs and requests
Applications—New applications, current and approved
Organization
—Service Level
—Contract Management
—Contact Information
—Certification
—Inventories
—Reporting
—Coordination
—Title VI
—Information on transit service provided
—Identifies contract signers
—Agency contacts and contact types
—Required documents, uploads, data certification, and FFATA certification
—Revenue vehicle, facility, and equipment
—Budget reports, vehicle statistics, ridership statistics
—Description of coordination activities
—Title VI requirements
Resources (Global)—Reference information
Report
—Budget Report
—Transit Analysis
—Inventory Reorts
—Service Level Ridership Report
—Service Analysis (Calendar and Fiscal)
—Line item detail report (calendar/fiscal)
—Projected/YTD, expenses, revenue, trips, miles, and hours
—Revenue vehicles, facilities, equipment
—All service level data and status by year and month
—Approved trips miles and hours, by route, month, and year
Contracts
—Contract documents
—RFFs
—Drawdowns
—Current and closed contract
—Signed contract and related documents
—Request for funds by contract and project and remaining balances
—Displays expenditures and remaining balances by program fund
Event Venue Date
BlackCat and MnRTAP Website Training — South MnDOT Southcentral District Headquarters, Mankato
  • March 5, 2020 8:00 am
Details
BlackCat and MnRTAP Website Training — North MnDOT Northwest District Headquarters, Bemidji
  • March 9, 2020 8:00 am
Details
CANCELED — BlackCat and MnRTAP Website Training — Central MnDOT St. Cloud Training Center
  • March 23, 2020 12:00 pm
Details

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