FHWA Webinar: Using Small Equipment to Apply Dust Abatement in Remote Areas

Are you having difficulty reaching remote locations that need dust control treatments? Join the Federal Highway Administration, Center for Local-Aid Support, for a no-cost webinar to learn how a team in Alaska used practical knowledge to bring dust control to remote locations using light weight equipment for the application of dust palliatives in the remote … Read more

Proposal Writing for Innovation in Highway Transportation Projects

The thought of writing a proposal can be overwhelming, but the task does not have to be daunting. The Center for Local-aid Support (CLAS) is hosting a seminar to assist you in leveraging funding assistance through FHWA’s Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program.  CLAS wants your agency to be prepared. Presenters will answer questions such … Read more

High Friction Surface Treatment Open House and Demonstration

The Tulare County Road Department, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Caltrans Division of Local Assistance/California LTAP Center, and American Civil Constructors, is hosting an open house to demonstrate the construct ability of high friction surface treatments (HFSTs) for reducing crashes at intersections. Please join us May 11 at the Resources Management Agency Headquarters from 9:00 am to … Read more

1st State Transportation Innovation Council – Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop

There will be a Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop in Jackson from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017. Roadway Departure crashes are frequently severe and account for the majority of highway fatalities. In 2015, there were 18,695 fatalities as a result of roadway departure crashes, which was 53.3 percent of all … Read more

Take our A&E Contract Training Survey

Architecture & Engineering (A&E) Contract Training is one of the many tools the Division of Local Assistance provides to local agencies. The goal of this survey is to collect feedback that allows us to focus on your agencies’ needs pertaining to the success of procuring A&E consultant contracts. Please click the icon below to complete our short … Read more

Roadway Safety Training and Materials

In November 2016, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in collaboration with Caltrans, the California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Center, and the County Engineers Association of California (CEAC), held training on Roadside Safety Systems Design, Inspection and Maintenance, specifically Guardrail and End Terminals.  This training was recorded into seven sessions, and can be found on … Read more

UC Berkeley Expands Multimodal Transportation Training Series

California is on the forefront of making transportation systems multi-modal, integrated, inter-connected, context-sensitive, safe, and sustainable. UC Berkeley Tech Transfer courses in Multimodal Transportation will help transform your community to accommodate various travel modes beyond the motor vehicle and achieve the quality of life that your community desire for future generations. All of the following … Read more

Subsidized Training for Local Agencies

The California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is a jointly funded effort between the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to provide local governments with training, information, technology, and direct assistance in order to help improve their transportation infrastructure.  Caltrans contracts with UC Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies to provide this training. … Read more