September 29th at 2:30PM – What was used in concrete repair and pavement preservation 20 years ago is different from the standard materials and methods used today. Innovation means finding solutions that work better, last longer, are safer for the environment, and ensure our construction workers return home safe. Attendees will learn about the different material technologies available today in concrete repair and preservation sealers and enhancers.
September 30th at 10:30AM – In this training you will learn about the six foundational principles of the Safe System approach and the five elements of the system that must work together to achieve the vision of zero roadway deaths. The session will also explain the important distinctions that make a Safe System approach different from traditional approaches to road safety. References for additional information on the Safe System approach will also be provided.
October 13th at 12:00PM – Long hours, typical workday stress, and poor eating habits can negatively affect one’s body and fitness level. Healthy choices can boost energy levels. Both employers and employees are responsible for the well-being and public health of the staff. Learn from the specialist in lifestyle medicine how self-awareness and realization can be the game changer. Ask questions about lifestyle to enhance general well-being that might be on your mind in the COVID-pandemic era.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Florida LTAP Center
Now at the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida, the Local Technical Assistance Program is here to provide state-of-the-art training, technical assistance, and other needed support for transportation professionals.
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.