Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TC3) Information Sharing YouTube Site for Local Agencies

The Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TC3) has launched a YouTube site containing videos supplied by agencies on test procedures, construction inspection, maintenance procedures, and more. A number of states have these type of videos but agencies are not aware they are available or where to find them, so the purpose of this TC3 YouTube site … Read moreTransportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TC3) Information Sharing YouTube Site for Local Agencies

Local Assistance Title VI: Nondiscrimination Program Web Page Updated

The Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has updated their Title VI: Nondiscrimination Program web page to make it more organized and user friendly. Materials and templates are now arranged by the relevant title of the Title VI Program as well as by subject matter covered in the documents. Check out the updated Title VI: Nondiscrimination Program … Read moreLocal Assistance Title VI: Nondiscrimination Program Web Page Updated

LAPG Forms 22N/22O and 23N/23O Replaced and Archived

Local Assistance Program Guidelines (LAPG) forms 22N/22O and 23N/23O have been replaced by the new CTC Allocation Form.  The old forms have been archived and taken off the Local Assistance website. Starting with the January 30/31, 2019 California Transportation Commission (CTC) meeting, please only use the new CTC Allocation Form. This new form and all … Read moreLAPG Forms 22N/22O and 23N/23O Replaced and Archived

SAVE THE DATE – Local Agency Peer Exchange on Safety

Caltrans, along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), is hosting a 1 & 1/2 day Local Agency Peer Exchange on safety. Attendance will be limited to 40 targeted participants who are involved in safety for their local agency and/or are either writing up or providing direction in … Read moreSAVE THE DATE – Local Agency Peer Exchange on Safety

Q&A Regarding Implementation of 23 CFR Part 667 Periodic Evaluation of Facilities Repeatedly Requiring Repair and Reconstruction Due to Emergency Events

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has posted guidance to clarify implementation requirements associated with the regulation on Periodic Evaluation of Facilities Repeatedly Requiring Repair and Reconstruction Due to Emergency Events, per 23 CFR 667.  This guidance has been developed in response to questions received from State departments of transportation regarding how the evaluation should be … Read moreQ&A Regarding Implementation of 23 CFR Part 667 Periodic Evaluation of Facilities Repeatedly Requiring Repair and Reconstruction Due to Emergency Events

Earmark Repurposing 2016 Update

Now why on earth would we be blogging about the first Earmark Repurposing effort from way back in 2016? Because there are deadlines approaching….as you may remember, all Repurposed Earmark funds from the 2016 effort must be obligated on or before September 30, 2019. On that date, all unobligated repurposed balances will lapse. What does … Read moreEarmark Repurposing 2016 Update

Recording of SB1 Workshop for Local Agencies Now Available

Watch a recording of the SB1 Workshop webinar presented by Caltrans Division of Local Assistance on November 13th.  This recording is for Local Agencies in California receiving funding through the Active Transportation Program, Local Partnership Program, Solutions for Congested Corridors Program, or Trade Corridors Enhancement Program. The webinar discusses the program and accountability requirements as set forth … Read moreRecording of SB1 Workshop for Local Agencies Now Available

New LAPM Form 3A – Project Authorization/Adjustment Request

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance released Office Bulletin  DLA-OB 18-03 on November 29, 2018, introducing a new dynamic form, LAPM-3A, Project Authorization/Adjustment Request, to request authorizations and adjustments for federal-aid projects. Form LAPM-3A was created to streamline the request process and consolidate required forms into one dynamic form, and has been piloted with 85 project sponsors.  In … Read moreNew LAPM Form 3A – Project Authorization/Adjustment Request

Check Out FHWA’s New Guide to Improve Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossings

FHWA has published an updated “Guide for Improving Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossing Locations” to help agencies choose countermeasures based on roadway characteristics and pedestrian safety issues. The guide includes information on the rectangular rapid-flashing beacon (RRFB) countermeasure. RRFBs are active (user-actuated) or passive (automated detection) amber light-emitting diodes that use an irregular flash pattern … Read moreCheck Out FHWA’s New Guide to Improve Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossings

SB1 Webinar and New In-Person Workshops

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is presenting a webinar on Senate Bill 1 (SB1) for Local Agencies in California receiving funding through the Active Transportation Program, Local Partnership Program, Solutions for Congested Corridors Program, or Trade Corridors Enhancement Program. The webinar will discuss the program and accountability requirements as set forth in the California Transportation Commission (CTC) … Read moreSB1 Webinar and New In-Person Workshops