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

Upcoming TRB Webinars on Pavement, NEPA Process and More

The Transportation Research Board has several webinars scheduled through November on various transportation-related topics. Check out their full list of upcoming webinars on topics such as: Pavement Preservation Warm Mix Asphalt Pavement Expediting the NEPA Process Geotech Tools Materials Quality Assurance Roundabouts for State Highways Automated Vehicles Communicating Technical Topics Interchange Loop Ramps and Pavement/Shoulder … Read more

Senate Bill 1 Workshop Schedule

As part of the California Transportation Commissions (CTC) Senate Bill 1 (SB1) Implementation Plan, a series of workshops is being offered to State and Federal Agencies, Tribal Governments, Regional and Local Agencies, as well as organizations representing environmental, social equity, land-use and business perspectives, and interested stakeholders. Check out the revised SB1 Workshop Schedule on the CTC’s … 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

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 more

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 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

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

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 more