Oct 20 & 21, 9AM – 1PM – The LAP Professional Services Checklist identifies the federal requirements associated with professional services procurement. The training was developed based on numerous questions regarding the federal and state requirements, how to review project documents and incorporate items correctly, and on audit findings which directly correspond to the Checklists. This course centers on review of sample RFP/RFQ and contract documents and identifying best practices and pitfalls associated with professional services procurement in the LAP program.
October 27, 2:30 – 4PM – The Global Cool Cities Alliance (GCCA) will present the science behind the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect, discuss the latest on their Cool Roadways Partnership and highlight some of the heat related language in the INVEST in America Act (2021 Infrastructure Bill). The session will focus on explaining the complex nature of UHI, highlight what cities are doing to combat it and review the proposed federal funding available for local agencies to deploy solutions to mitigate urban heat while also helping to preserve pavements.
We are thrilled to announce that Seminole County has been selected as a 2021 Build a Better Mousetrap recipient of the Smart Transformation Award. Each year, the Federal Highway Administration honors local innovations and shares these successes with local public agencies across the country.
FDOT uses its Florida Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) to improve the skills and increase the knowledge of local and transportation workforces on roadway safety via training and technical assistance. The Florida LTAP Center is proud to be the recipient of an Honorable Mention at the 2021 Roadway Safety Awards.
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The Florida LTAP Center annual needs assessment survey intends to collect information on training and technical assistance needs and preferences from transportation agencies statewide. It should only take about 10-15 minutes of your time to complete this survey. Your input is critical to ensure that the training and technical assistance we provide meets the needs of local agencies. This survey is open to transportation professionals working at an agency in Florida.
Once again this year, in an effort to continue to keep staff and industry partners up-to-date with DOT policies, procedures and best practices, FDOT will be conducting the FDOT Transportation Symposium in a Webinar Series format. As with last year, they will be providing weekly Symposium sessions starting June 1, 2021.
FHWA has launched a one-stop-shop Local Road Safety Plan (LRSP) website, with a goal to make it as personable and intuitive as possible to emulate in-person training in a virtual environment.The LRSP website uses a delivery method to simulate a personal, hands-on workshop experience to guide agencies through the LRSP development process including identifying stakeholders, using safety data, choosing proven solutions, and implementing solutions.
The Florida LTAP Center anticipates resuming some in-person trainings later this year. Currently we continue to offer all of our training via remote instruction. For the latest updates, please visit our COVID-19 Updates page.