Speed Calming and Speed Management Part 2 of 2 – FDOT Design Manual and Applications

Speeding–traveling too fast for conditions or exceeding the posted speed limits–is a factor in 26 percent of all traffic fatalities. In 2018, there were 36,560 fatalities on our Nation's roadways, of which 9,378 were speeding-related. Speeding is a safety concern on all roads. Although much of the public concern about speeding has been focused on […]

Basic Highway Plan Reading: Part 2 of 3 – Title Sheet, Typical Sections, Summary of Quantities, and Plan Sheets

The Florida LTAP Center presents this webinar series on Basic Highway Plan Reading. The series is divided into three two-hour webinars designed to provide street or road superintendents, supervisors, maintenance workers, and entry-level construction, utility, permits, and planning employees the knowledge to read highway construction plans. This series will cover the various types of plans […]

Florida Department of Transportation Grant Application Process “GAP” System Training

Training on how to use the Florida Department of Transportation's new "GAP" system. GAP is replacing the Local Agency Program Information Tool or "LAPIT" system. GAP goes live on Monday, June 7, 2021. This training is intended for our stakeholders including MPOs, local agency and consultants supporting local agencies who will use the GAP system. […]

Value Capture Strategies and Project Delivery: Public-Private Partnerships

Value Capture strategies can leverage private investment without dependence on municipal financing including leverage contributions from private investors in economic development and redevelopment to achieve economic, social, environmental benefits, and meet the local objectives. Value Capture strategies used could be special assessments, tax increment financing, and development impact fees, as well as negotiated approaches such […]

Transportation Symposium Webinar Series: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Concrete Box Culvert Bridges* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Concrete Box Culvert Bridges* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) Presenter: Ralph Verrastro, PE Concrete box culvert bridges are one of the most common short span bridge types used by bridge and roadway engineers for water crossings, pedestrian tunnels, and wildlife crossings. This presentation provides a practical summary of […]