Safe Harbor Rate Test and Evaluation Period Extended Again

NOTICE TO LOCAL AGENCIES AND A&E CONSULTING FIRMS WITH FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUNDED PROJECTS – AUGUST 16, 2017 Beginning in July 1, 2013, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) initiated a Safe Harbor Cost Rate Test and Evaluation program for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) consulting firms involved in federal-aid highway funded projects in 12 designated states, … Read more

RFI Released for SGC’s California Climate Investments Outreach & Technical Assistance Program

The Strategic Growth Council (SGC) has released a Request for Information (RFI) for SGC’s California Climate Investments (CCI) Outreach & Technical Assistance Program. If you are interested in providing technical assistance to applicants for any of the State’s California Climate Investment programs, please register online at the California State Contracts Register website. Responses are due to the SGC no later than April … 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

2017 Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Released

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM). This 2017 edition incorporates all updates, changes, Office Bulletins and Local Programs Procedures.   Beginning with this release, new editions of the LAPM will now be presented on an annual basis in January of each year. … Read more

FHWA Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Technology Pilot Project

The final Summary Report: FHWA Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Technology Pilot Project is now available.  The report summarizes the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)’s one-year Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Technology Pilot Project. The purpose of the pilot project was to increase the organizational and technical capacity of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) to establish and operate effective bicycle and pedestrian count … Read more

UC Berkeley Tech Transfer Expands Transportation Planning Training Series

For the academic year 2016-2017, UC Berkeley Tech Transfer is expanding its Transportation Planning online training series to include the hottest topics in professional practice today–including innovative bikeways, parking management, TODs, BRT planning, commercial site development, VMT analysis, and multimodal operations. Tech Transfer’s updated and recently expanded Transportation Planning online training series addresses a critical … Read more

2017 WASHTO Civil Rights Training Symposium

The Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO) invites you to join them in San Diego, CA from February 20-23, 2017 for the Civil Rights Training Symposium. The theme of the training symposium is: “Partnering to Go Beyond Business as Usual”, because many of its workshops will feature DOT as well as Construction … Read more