May 31st | 2:00 – 3:30PM (ET) – The Florida Pavement Preservation Council introduces the original Pavement Axis of Evil that creates mayhem as they seek to destroy every road and a brave band of heroes to stop them in a last stand. Directed by Chris Evers, scripted by Chat GPT, and illustrated by Dall E. Attendees will be entertained and educated as they see the origin story that has brought us to the edge of disaster and meet the cast of characters with one shot to save our roads for good!
June 1st | 10:00 – 11:00AM (ET) – As public agencies and contractors, we are bound by the MUTCD to provide for pedestrian traffic in our work zones and we should consider bicyclists. The MUTCD guidance for pedestrian and bicyclist access, along with best practices, will be covered in this webinar. Topics discussed include detour and diversion of sidewalks, channelizing devices, detectable edging, temporary curb ramps, effective communication, and bicyclist accommodation.
UPCOMING WEBINAR SERIES
Part 2: June 6 & Part 3: June 13 | 10:00am (ET) – In this series we will cover what makes agencies successful, how to define worker needs and wants, how to take advantage of those for increased productivity through rewards, how to utilize the “One Minute Manager” approach, and how to improve communications.
Upcoming Webinar Series
Thursdays in June and July | 10AM – 12PM (ET) – The Road Safety Champion Program is a nationally recognized program designed to build a knowledgeable, safety minded workforce, responsible for operating, maintaining, and designing local roads. Road Safety Champions prioritize safety and are motivated to implement safety improvements that reduce fatalities and serious injuries on rural and local roadways. Think of it as a “Roadway Safety 101” course.
Build a Better Mousetrap
***Deadline Extended*** Nominations Due June 2nd! – Through this competition, Florida LTAP encourages local agencies in Florida to share their creative work with others through a friendly, competitive challenge that will award the top three winners based on cost and savings, benefits to the community and the environment, transferability, ingenuity, and effectiveness.
FHWA has announced the seven innovations that will be included in Every Day Counts – Round 7 (EDC-7), including Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for Sustainable Project Delivery. Over the next two years, the Sustainable Pavements Program will host educational opportunities and develop publications to help agencies quantify embodied carbon reductions and support procurement decisions using life cycle assessments for transportation infrastructure projects.
Emergency Relief Information
As Local Agencies continue the storm cleanup, please take the opportunity to review the FHWA Emergency Relief (ER) Program information and documentation.
The Florida LTAP Center has a variety of recorded webinars available to view. Some recorded webinars are eligible for PDH Certificates. Click to learn more.
View a list of the available trainings from the Florida LTAP Center and other agencies..