Caltrans Subsidized Courses for Local Agencies from UC Berkeley

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance provides funding to UC Berkeley, Tech Transfer, to allow local agencies a reduced rate on several transportation-related courses.   Check out our current list of open subsidized classes below.   Class suggestions?  Please email pauline.cueva@dot.ca.gov. UC Berkeley, Tech Transfer Subsidized Courses Code Title Dates Location TE-24 Traffic Signal Diagnostics and … 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

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 more

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 more

Caltrans A&E Procurement Online Training

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has created online on-demand training to provide local agencies assistance with procuring architectural and engineering consulting contracts. The online training is broken down into 5 modules which follow the 5 steps of the procurement process.  Modules 1-3 have been completed and are available on our training webpage now.  Modules 4 and … Read more

UC Berkeley Expands Pavement Training for California Local Agencies

The Technology Transfer Program (Tech Transfer), a division of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, is a source for professional training, expert assistance, and information resources for public agencies.  For the academic year 2016-2017, Tech Transfer is rolling out its newly expanded pavement training series, which will cover topics from … Read more

Subsidized Classes 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

DBE Contract Goal Setting

One aspect of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program that we receive inquiries about is contract goal setting. To help understand the task better, we’ve put together this video to help explain how to calculate a DBE goal for your Local Assistance projects. In the video, we use an example to demonstrate the seven steps … Read more