CASTA is pleased to administer the Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP) in Colorado on behalf of the Colorado Department of Transportation – Division of Transit and Rail. The program provides professional development, training and technical assistance to transit professionals working for rural and specialized transit agencies.

The program includes regional trainings, the annual training conference bi-weekly electronic newsletter, training material distribution and targeted technical assistance for individual agencies. The RTAP program also provides scholarship assistance for employees of rural and specialized agencies.

Before the event:

Complete and submit the form below at least two weeks before the event.  We will email you if your request has been approved and what amount we are able to reimburse.  We can only reimburse requests that have been approved.

After the event:

Submit all receipts and documentation verifying each expense along with the original form to Please make every attempt to submit reimbursement requests within 30 days of the conclusion of the event so that we may cut checks in a timely manner.