Resident Engineers Academy 2018/19 Schedule

The CA LTAP Center and Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has released the 2018/19 schedule for the Resident Engineers (RE) Academy. Due to high-demand of the RE Academy, local agencies must first request to attend the training.  The list of requests will be forwarded to your District Local Assistance Engineer (DLAE) for prioritization. Limited to 2 … Read moreResident Engineers Academy 2018/19 Schedule

Preventing Runovers and Backovers Training

The California LTAP Center is hosting two classes on Preventing Runovers and Backovers. This free training is designed to keep roadway construction workers safe from being struck by construction trucks and equipment. UNDERSTAND the hazards faced by roadway construction workers every day, especially workers on foot. LEARN how to create safe “zones” for workers and … Read morePreventing Runovers and Backovers Training

Labor Compliance Training for Local Agencies

Now Full It’s not too late to register for the September Labor Compliance class in District 7 in Camarillo. This two-day course is designed to teach local agency staff the basics of prevailing wage requirements and how to apply them, including reviewing and confirming certified payroll records and on-site documentation. Using hands-on exercises and instructional … Read moreLabor Compliance Training for Local Agencies

DBE Contract Goal Methodology Update

For all federal contracts (consultant and construction) that will be advertised or authorized on October 1, 2018 or thereafter, local agencies must use the updated Exhibit 9-D template to calculate Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals. Download Updated Exhibit 9-D Background: On July 31, 2018, Caltrans submitted the Proposed Overall DBE Goal and Methodology of 17.6 … Read moreDBE Contract Goal Methodology Update

SB 1 Workshop for Local Agencies

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is presenting SB-1 workshops around the state for agencies receiving funding through the Active Transportation Program, Local Partnership Program,  Solutions for Congested Corridors Program, and Trade Corridors Enhancement Program. The workshop will discuss the program and accountability requirements as set forth in the California Transportation Commission (CTC) guidelines. Topics include: Overview of … Read moreSB 1 Workshop for Local Agencies

Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) of California 2018 Annual Meeting

ITS California is once again holding its very popular and informative Annual Conference and Exhibition this October 1-3 at the Anaheim Marriott.  The past seven consecutive years have had record attendance (with over 600 attendees last year) and this year is promising to be better than ever. In an era of ever changing and exciting … Read moreIntelligent Transportation Society (ITS) of California 2018 Annual Meeting

Federal Endangered Species Act Regulation Revisions

On July 25, 2018, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) jointly proposed revisions to the Federal Endangered Species Act’s Implementing Regulations via publication of three (3) separate Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register. Links to each of the … Read moreFederal Endangered Species Act Regulation Revisions

2018 Annual Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Report Due 8/15/18

This is a reminder of the 2018 Annual Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Report FORM FHWA-1391 due by August 15, 2018.  Background Pursuant of United States Code of Federal Regulations, Title 23, Section 230.121 and federal-aid contract requirement, contractors are required to report annually on the composition of their workforce by race, gender, and job category. … Read more2018 Annual Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Report Due 8/15/18

Highway Program Funding Training

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance and the California LTAP Center are hosting a National Highway Institute training on Highway Program Funding. Since space is limited, we are only inviting those who apply this information as part of their everyday responsibilities. Cost is only $125 per person as the CA LTAP center is subsidizing the majority of … Read moreHighway Program Funding Training

ATP Project Progress Reporting

Upon the adoption of Senate Bill 1 (SB 1) Accountability and Transparency Guidelines by the California Transportation Commission (CTC), the Active Transportation Program (ATP) reporting provisions have changed. All reporting provisions specified in the SB 1 Accountability and Transparency Guidelines now apply to ALL ATP projects (no longer dependent on initial programming year), including the … Read moreATP Project Progress Reporting