Registration open for TD Northwestern RTS

September 8, 2022

SMART Transportation Division and the Washington State Legislative Board have announced the latest Regional Training Seminar (RTS) to take place Oct. 24 to 27, 2022, at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Wash.

The waterfront area of Tacoma (photo courtesy Travel Tacoma and Pierce County)
The waterfront area of Tacoma (photo courtesy Travel Tacoma and Pierce County)

This event is an exciting opportunity for local leadership and members to engage one on one with union experts to help fulfill the need for local training closer to home. The cost for TD members to register to attend the seminar is $65.

Attendance is open at all TD members nationwide, says Washington SLD Herb Krohn.

Registration for the event is open and available online via the SMART website.

The RTS includes classes on local governance, the roles of local legislative representatives and local chairpersons in protecting members and on the SMART Constitution. The classes are taught by national officers and other subject matter experts associated with SMART-TD.

There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions, work together, share ideas and to build union solidarity.

To register for the seminar, visit

Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations on the Hotel Murano website.

The SMART TD event rate is $169 per night (single/double occupancy), the deadline for hotel reservations is 5 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, for the event rate.

This special rate is available for members who wish to arrive as early as Sunday Oct. 23 or stay through Saturday Oct. 29. Overnight hotel parking is $22 per vehicle and includes unlimited in-and-out privileges.

For more information, contact Washington State Legislative Director Herb Krohn at