Load and Resistance Factor Design Methodology for Bridges

UC Berkeley, Tech Transfer is offering the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Methodology for Bridges course for the first time in 2 years. This is a two-day hands-on training course that combines lectures, class exercises on real-world bridge design problems, class discussions, and Q&A. This course is recommended for bridge engineers and technicians throughout California who wish to understand … Read more

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

Resident Engineers Academy Registration Now Open

The 2017/18 schedule for the Resident Engineers Academy is now available. This class is offered to California’s local agencies by Caltrans Division of Local Assistance and the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP). If you are interested in attending, please contact your District Local Assistance Engineer (DLAE) or District Training Coordinator. This is a high-demand class so attendance is … Read more

Free Work Zone Safety Publications for Local Agencies

The California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Center has a limited amount of the following publications available for local agencies: Safe Trucking Through Work Zones – a tri-fold brochure by ARTBA Work Zone Safety Consortium 50 available Work Zone Worker Protection Field Guide – developed by American Traffic Safety Services Association under an FHWA grant … 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

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 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