2017 Federal Lands Access Program – Call for Projects

The California Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) Programming Decisions Committee (PDC) is pleased to announce that the 2017 Call for Projects is now open with proposals being accepted through April 7, 2017. For California specific program requirements and Project Proposal packet materials, visit https://flh.fhwa.dot.gov/programs/flap/ca/. The FHWA Central Federal Lands Division will be hosting two webinars for … Read more2017 Federal Lands Access Program – Call for Projects

Pavement Classes Subsidized by Caltrans through UCB, Tech Transfer

Improve your knowledge of pavement through one of the following Caltrans-subsidized courses from UC Berkeley, Tech Transfer: Asphalt Pavement Materials, Design, Construction and Maintenance (IDM-03) – February 7-9, 2016 in Monrovia, CA Superpave Mix Design for Local Agencies (IDM-27) – February 21-23, 2016 Online Pavement Management Systems and Preservation Strategies (IDM-28) – March 15-16, 2017 in Rancho Cordova, CA … Read morePavement Classes Subsidized by Caltrans through UCB, Tech Transfer

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 moreFHWA Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Technology Pilot Project

Safe Harbor Cost Rate Program Extended to July 2017

NOTICE TO LOCAL AGENCIES AND A&E CONSULTING FIRMS WITH FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUNDED PROJECTS – DECEMBER 28, 2016 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 moreSafe Harbor Cost Rate Program Extended to July 2017

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 moreUC Berkeley Tech Transfer Expands Transportation Planning Training Series

Register for Resident Engineers Academy for Local Agencies

It’s Not Too Late to Register for the  Resident Engineers Academy for Local Agencies! A few spots are still open, especially for our newly added San Francisco, class.  Contact your District Local Assistance Engineer to request a seat in this high-demand class that we are only able to offer a handful of times a year. The … Read moreRegister for Resident Engineers Academy for Local Agencies

FHWA Memo on Guardrail Terminal Installation and Repair Issues

The Federal Highway Administration has released a memorandum to bring your attention to guardrail terminal installation and repair issues.  Please read the following memo for more details. Click here for a PDF of the memo. For additional information, please contact Mr. William Longstreet at (202) 366-0087 or will.longstreet@dot.gov.

FHWA Webinar on Data-Driven Safety Analysis

The FHWA Data-Driven Safety Analysis (DDSA) team is presenting a new session in its free DDSA “How-To” webinar series. Data-Driven Safety Analysis: The Reliability of Safety Management Methods Tuesday, December 20, 2016, from 2:00-3:30 EST (11:00-12:30 PST) The Reliability of Safety Management Methods series includes five informational guides that demonstrate ways to make more reliable data-driven decisions throughout the roadway … Read moreFHWA Webinar on Data-Driven Safety Analysis

Renewal of MOU Assigning Environmental Responsibilities to the State

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has posted on the Federal Register the Renewal Package From the State of California to the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program and Proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assigning Environmental Responsibilities to the State. The public is invited to comment on the renewal of the MOU.  Comments are due by December 16, 2016. The … Read moreRenewal of MOU Assigning Environmental Responsibilities to the State