A&E – RFP and RFQ Templates for Local Agencies

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is developing tools to assist local agencies in procuring Architectural and Engineering (A&E) contracts. We’ve just posted  on our Consultant Selection and Procurement web page three templates you will find helpful when writing Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Check them out  in the links below. RFP – Example … Read moreA&E – RFP and RFQ Templates for Local Agencies

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 more2017 WASHTO Civil Rights Training Symposium

Caltrans Annual External Stakeholder Survey

Dear Stakeholder, We need your help. Our collaborative partnerships, like the one we have with you, are critical to achieving our Mission. In order to succeed together, we need to know what you think of our performance. So, just like last year, we ask you to tell us how we are doing by taking our … Read moreCaltrans Annual External Stakeholder Survey

FHWA’s New LEAP Pilot Program

A message to local agencies, from Ray Zhang, Chief, Division of Local Assistance, Caltrans: Dear Transportation Partners: By now, you have probably seen or heard about this federal register notice announcing FHWA’s new pilot program called LEAP. In yesterday’s Federal Register, the Federal Highway Administration announced a solicitation of interest to permit on a pilot … Read moreFHWA’s New LEAP Pilot Program

Attend FHWA Webinar on Asset Management Plan Final Rule

On October 24, 2016, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published a Notice of Final Rulemaking in the Federal Register to address new requirements established by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). They are: A requirement for States to develop and implement risk-based asset management plans for the National Highway System … Read moreAttend FHWA Webinar on Asset Management Plan Final Rule

San Jose Federal Aid Series Added

Due to high-demand, Caltrans Division of Local Assistance and the Local Assistance Training Program (LTAP) have added an additional Federal Aid Series training session in the Santa Clara/San Jose Area.  Please join us. Federal Aid Series NEW! December 5 – 9, 2016, San Jose, CA January 30 – February 3, 2017, Eureka, CA March 13-17, … Read moreSan Jose Federal Aid Series Added

Road Diet Workshops from FHWA and Caltrans

Please join FHWA and Caltrans for no-cost workshops on Road Diets.  Thursday, November 10, 2016 8:30am – 4:00pm Caltrans District 6 Manchester Office Yosemite Room 145 2015 East Shields Avenue Fresno, CA 93728 Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:30am – 4:30pm Solano County Administration Center 675 Texas Street Multipurpose Room, First Floor Fairfield, CA 94533 Registration: … Read moreRoad Diet Workshops from FHWA and Caltrans

Interested in EDC-4 Initiatives? Attend Summit in December

The Every Day Counts 4 (EDC-4) Summit in Sacramento is scheduled for December 1-2, 2016.  The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will pay for travel for 12 to 13 invitational travelers to attend from California.  We are looking for agencies currently working on any of the EDC-4 initiatives or that are highly interested in starting.  A … Read moreInterested in EDC-4 Initiatives? Attend Summit in December

Federal Aid Series & Resident Engineers Academy 2016/2017 Schedule

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance in coordination with the California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Center offers a variety of training classes to assist local agencies in participation of federal-aid on their transportation projects. Below is the 2016/2017 schedule for the Federal Aid Series and the Resident Engineers Academy. These classes are designed specifically for California’s local agencies and are … Read moreFederal Aid Series & Resident Engineers Academy 2016/2017 Schedule