Ultra-High Performance Concrete Construction Checklist Now Available

FHWA has published a checklist for the construction of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) connections for prefabricated bridge elements. The UHPC checklist provides guidance to bridge owners when developing their agency’s inspection procedures for the construction of UHPC connections. The checklist follows the flow of a project construction schedule, in phases of pre-award, preconstruction, prototype casting, … Read moreUltra-High Performance Concrete Construction Checklist Now Available

New Funding Allocation Request Form (Fillable)

As an effort to consolidate the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocation request forms for local agencies, Caltrans Division of Local Assistance (DLA) developed the “Funding Allocation Request Data Form.” Once the information has been provided in the data form, a Request for Funding Allocation will be generated automatically. This form is for CTC allocation requests … Read moreNew Funding Allocation Request Form (Fillable)

U.S. DOT Launches BUILD Transportation Program, $1.5 Billion Notice of Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. BUILD Transportation grants replace the pre-existing Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. As the Administration looks to enhance … Read moreU.S. DOT Launches BUILD Transportation Program, $1.5 Billion Notice of Funding Opportunity

ATP Cycle 4 Call for Projects and Application Technical Workshop/Webinar

Following the California Transportation Commission’s call for projects, this technical workshop/webinar will provide an overview of key program changes in the 2019 ATP (Cycle 4) as well as a technical demonstration of the ATP application, which includes five different application types. Join the Active Transportation Resource Center to learn more about ATP Cycle 4! Attend in-person … Read moreATP Cycle 4 Call for Projects and Application Technical Workshop/Webinar

Interim Guidance on Conformity Requirements for the 1997 Ozone NAAQS

In April 2018, the Federal Highway Administration released a memorandum on Interim Guidance on Conformity Requirements for the 1997 Ozone NAAQS. This guidance provides important information regarding transportation conformity requirements for certain pending planning and project development actions in programs administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Read the memorandum … Read moreInterim Guidance on Conformity Requirements for the 1997 Ozone NAAQS

Autonomous Vehicle Policy Conference Series

Autonomous Vehicle (AV) technology brings the potential to positively affect transportation systems while simultaneously making progress toward providing greater access to opportunity. It can reduce greenhouse gases, congestion, and cost of travel for all users. Integrating AVs into our transportation network can also foster and grow vibrant public spaces, improve safety, and foster healthier and … Read moreAutonomous Vehicle Policy Conference Series

FHWA Bridge Preservation Guide

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has just released for download the new Bridge Preservation Guide to assist your efforts in extending the service life of your bridge inventory. This guide defines bridge preservation terms and identifies commonly practiced bridge preservation activities.  It also provides guidance to bridge owning agencies on establishing or improving existing bridge preservation programs … Read moreFHWA Bridge Preservation Guide

ATP Project Reporting Status

Upon acceptance into the Active Transportation Program (ATP), implementing agencies must submit semi-annual reports to Caltrans on the activities and progress made toward implementation of the project, and a final delivery report. Reports due on May 15, 2018 cover activities between October 16, 2017 and April 15, 2018. If your project’s initial FY of programmed … Read moreATP Project Reporting Status

Active Transportation Program Needs Assessment

Let us know your active transportation needs! The Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC) has developed a needs assessment survey to help identify your active transportation training and resource needs. Please fill out the online needs assessment to help them help you! The results will be used to guide and prioritize future ATRC activities to meet … Read moreActive Transportation Program Needs Assessment

Caltrans Webinar on Application of Accelerated Bridge Construction for Local Agencies

Join Caltrans for a webinar on “Application of Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) for Local Agencies” on May 1, 2018 from 10am to 11:30am PST. ABC employs innovative design and construction methods in a safe and cost effective manner to reduce the number of on-site construction days and construction related impacts that occur when building, replacing, … Read moreCaltrans Webinar on Application of Accelerated Bridge Construction for Local Agencies