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UTC Partners Engage in Multi-Year Drone Entrepreneurship Kickstarter Project
Partners at Atlantic Cape Community College have announced an agreement with Sinclair Community College that includes hosting a drone kickstarter program as part of an initiative to promote entrepreneurship in the growing UAS field.
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CAIT Researchers Provide New Analysis on Pandemic’s Impact Statewide
According to a new Rutgers report, fears of additional Coronavirus flare ups are dampening economic outlook. Throughout the pandemic, CAIT-affiliated research Dr. James W. Hughes has been tracking the economic impacts of the virus through publishing the “Fast Track Research Notes,” a special edition of the Rutgers Regional Report.
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CAIT Researcher Models Economic Impact of NJ Transit’s Raritan River Bridge Replacement Project
The NJ Transit Board of Directors recently approved an approximately $250 million contract with George Harms Construction for the initial construction phase of the Raritan River Bridge Replacement project. A study by CAIT-affiliated researchers helped to gauge the economic impact of the Raritan River Bridge project.
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Fast Track Research Notes 2: Tracking the Economic Impact of COVID-19
The second edition of Fast Track Research Notes published by CAIT-affiliated researcher Dr. James W. Hughes was published earlier in June and looked at New Jersey’s May job gain and recovery following staggering loses due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
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CAIT Webinar Series: Geotechnical Asset Management
On August 24th from 3-4 pm, the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) will host Mark Vessely, P.E., principal engineer with BGC Engineering for a presentation on geotechnical asset management.
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Notable News: Faculty Accomplishments and Activities, Summer 2020
Amid restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the region, researchers at the Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation have still been able to conduct important work and take on new challenges in transportation—highlighted by recent media coverage and virtual events.
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CAIT Update, July 2020
News from the USDOT Region 2 University Transportation Center led by Rutgers CAIT
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August 2020

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Training

NJLTAP - Grant Management for Federal-aid Projects (Webinar)

  • August 6
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

Are you a recipient of a Federal Aid grant? Effective and efficient “management” of the funds received from such a grant is critical to insuring future eligibility and reimbursement. This course highlights key requirements and responsibilities that must be met as a condition to the grant.

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Training

NJLTAP - Common Sense Solutions for Intersection Problems (Webinar)

  • August 11August 13
  • 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

This course provides participants with (1) a basic understanding of intersection safety issues, (2) “how to” information for common safety tasks and low cost safety improvements that do not require an engineered design, and (3) background information on safety tasks that do not require an engineer.

Training

NJLTAP - Combating Roadway Departure Crashes (Postponed)

  • August 12
  • 8:00 am–3:30 pm

This course provides participants with some tools for addressing roadway departure crashes. Topics covered in this course include a discussion of engineering countermeasures as well as implementation strategies.

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NJDHTS - UAS Applications for Traffic Safety (Webinar)

  • August 12August 13
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

Register today to find out howe how law enforcement may respond to UAS incidents, what lawful authority exists to engage a UAS operator, and how to determine if UAS operation is legal or in violation of regulations. Finally, UAS case studies will be explored with emphasis place upon personal safety and awareness.

Training

NJLTAP - Roadway and Roadside Drainage (Postponed)

  • August 13
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course covers the examination of drainage problems, properties and effects of soil and subsurface water, and how to maintain, inspect, and install culverts among many other drainage issues.

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NJLTAP - Pavement Management (Webinar)

  • August 18August 19
  • 8:30 am–12:00 pm

This course provides the basics for developing a road surface management program to help local governments manage their pavements by providing an understanding of the concept and importance of road surface inventories and condition surveys. A review of the basic components of flexible and rigid pavements is discussed.

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NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge Training (Webinar)

  • August 18August 19
  • 1:00 pm–3:30 pm

This Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training for Directors, Program Managers,  Financial Officers, and Persons of Responsible Charge is required for the person in Responsible Charge of Federally Funded Local Aid projects. This course will provide information and expectations for the first time Federal-aid recipient

NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Webinar)

  • August 19August 20
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

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CAIT Webinar Series: Geotechnical Asset Management

  • August 24
  • 3:00 pm–4:00 pm

This webinar will introduce the concepts of asset management for retaining walls, slopes, embankments, and subgrades and introduce the an example workflow and tools for starting asset management.

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Training

NJLTAP - Traffic Signal Design and Electrical (Webinar)

  • August 26August 27
  • 9:00 am–3:30 pm

This course is for anyone who designs traffic signals.  The class will enable participants to successfully design a traffic signal above ground and successfully design and implement the electrical portion of traffic signals including underground components.

September 2020

Training

NJDHTS - Police Work Zone Safety Train-The-Trainer (Webinar)

  • September 1September 3
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This three-day program is designed for experienced police personnel who seek to become trainers in work zone traffic control.

Training

NJDHTS - UAS Applications for Traffic Safety (Webinar)

  • September 1September 2
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

Register today to find out howe how law enforcement may respond to UAS incidents, what lawful authority exists to engage a UAS operator, and how to determine if UAS operation is legal or in violation of regulations. Finally, UAS case studies will be explored with emphasis place upon personal safety and awareness.

NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Webinar)

  • September 8September 9
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

orange diamond ‘workers ahead’ warning sign posted before a road repair project
Training

Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • September 10September 11
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

The Work Zone Safety Awareness Program is offered to participants who require an overview of working safely in the roadway.

freshly paved road
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NJLTAP - Principles of Paving (Webinar)

  • September 15September 16
  • 8:30 am–12:00 pm

This course is for municipal or county employees and those that work with them who are involved in the planning, inspecting and placing of asphalt pavements. The course will provide the information needed to properly plan and monitor a hot mix asphalt paving project.

RABIT bridge robot scanning a bridge deck
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State-of-the-Art in the Use of Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) and Other Technologies

  • September 16
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the advances in NDE technologies, especially those employing rapid and automated data collection and analysis, and benefits for bridge management stemming from periodical multi-NDE technology surveys.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • September 17September 18
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

If you want to work on NJDOT-funded infrastructure projects and haven't taken a refresher in two years, better sign up now. Course covers MUTCD, info on keeping workers safe, new NJDOT safety specs, and other federal and state regulations/changes.

Training

UAS Applications for Traffic Safety (Webinar)

  • September 23September 24
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

Register today to find out howe how law enforcement may respond to UAS incidents, what lawful authority exists to engage a UAS operator, and how to determine if UAS operation is legal or in violation of regulations. Finally, UAS case studies will be explored with emphasis place upon personal safety and awareness.

Are you a recipient of a Federal Aid grant? Effective and efficient “management” of the funds received from such a grant is critical to insuring future eligibility and reimbursement. This course highlights key requirements and responsibilities that must be met as a condition to the grant.
This course provides participants with (1) a basic understanding of intersection safety issues, (2) “how to” information for common safety tasks and low cost safety improvements that do not require an engineered design, and (3) background information on safety tasks that do not require an engineer.
This course provides participants with some tools for addressing roadway departure crashes. Topics covered in this course include a discussion of engineering countermeasures as well as implementation strategies.

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