2021 Asphalt Rubber Summit

Waste management on islands can be challenging because of the limited landfill capacity, high energy costs, limited recycling options, and other hurdles. With over 3 million waste tires annually, Puerto Rico is one such example. Improperly disposed waste tires retain water and facilitate the breeding of mosquitoes which spread infectious diseases, posing a health hazard. […]

U.S. Access Board Seeks Comment on Draft Strategic Plan for FY 2022-2026

The U.S. Access Board will hold a virtual forum on its draft Strategic Plan on July 13 at 2:30 – 4:00 ET for the purpose of obtaining public feedback on the agency's goals and objectives for the next five years. The draft plan includes a new focus on equity and inclusion consistent with recent executive […]

Value Capture Strategies: Transportation Reinvestment Zone – The Primer

Transportation Reinvestment Zones (TRZs) are a funding mechanism first established by the 80th Texas Legislature in 2007 as a Value Capture strategy that capture and leverage the economic growth that results from a transportation project. A TRZ allows a city or county to designate a geographic area around a proposed transportation project and capture the […]

LPA Experiences in Transition Plan Implementation

The purpose of an ADA Transition Plan is to assist a Title II agency to plan and implement the removal of barriers impacting people with disabilities. Cities large and small across the country are using their ADA Transition Plans in their project planning and development and tracking their progress. This webinar will highlight how some […]

Disability Advisory Groups’ Involvement in LPA Transition Plan Implementation

This session will highlight the importance of the role of Disability Advisory Groups, which include individuals with disabilities, as well as government representatives, community members and disability advocates. These groups focus on issues of importance to people with disabilities in the development and implementation of ADA transition plans. Register    

FY 2021 AID DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced the FY 2021 Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration Program and will make up to $10 million in grants will through Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) 693JJ321NF-AIDDP (attached). The AID Demonstration program provides funding as an incentive to accelerate the implementation and adoption of innovation in highway transportation. Eligible […]

Road Weather Management Stakeholder Meeting 2021

To best accommodate a virtual platform, the meeting will be conducted across two days, 4 hours per day. • August 4, 2021 - August 5, 2021 • Each day will run from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT (with a 30-minute break from 2:00-2:30) Topics to be discussed include: • Extreme Weather Events • Innovative […]

Value Capture Strategies: Developer Impact Fees -The Primer

Value Capture Strategy: Developer Impact Fees (DIF) also known as a Street Impact Fees, Transportation Impact Fees, or System Development Charges, is one-time fee assessed by local government to developers to share of the new or expanded infrastructure costs to the community that will directly address the increased demand for services created by that development. […]

Reducing Roadside Obstacles An FHWA EDC-5 Webinar in collaboration with NLTAPA and the National Center for Rural Road Safety

Rural roadway departures make up a third of U.S. traffic fatalities—about 30 people a day. While valued as a community asset due to their beauty and environmental benefits, trees are the single most commonly struck objects in serious roadside crashes. Trees are the most harmful event in approximately 3,500 fatalities each year, or 10 percent […]

Project Bundling: The Business Process

The goal of the EDC-5 Project Bundling initiative is to make bundling a routine agency business process. Ideally, agencies would have guidance or rules for assessing the potential benefit of bundling a set of projects. This webinar will provide guidance on how to employ ‘business rules’ consistently and strategically so bundles are identified as early […]