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CAIT Update, June 2020
News from the USDOT Region 2 University Transportation Center led by Rutgers CAIT.
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New Jersey’s Employment Drops to 1985 Level, New Report Finds
Rutgers researchers provide analysis on the pandemic’s impact on state’s economy through new Rutgers Regional Report published by a CAIT-affiliated researcher.
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CAIT Helps Secure FRA Funding for Advancement of Portal North Bridge Replacement Project and Improvements Along the Northeast Corridor
The 110-year-old Portal North Bridge carries approximately 450 trains and 200,000 passengers on an average day, and is in need of repair. CAIT helped to secure new funding from FRA that will allow NJ Transit and other stakeholders to advance these vital infrastructure projects.
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CAIT Director Discusses Infrastructure Resilience and Climate During ITRC Seminar
As the economic impact of climate change on infrastructure continues to grow, it is important to consider these impacts in future resilience planning. CAIT Director Dr. Ali Maher discussed this and more in a recent presentation during the ITRC Seminar Series.
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CAIT Director Named to NJ’s Restart and Recovery Advisory Council
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently announced the formation of a statewide council of leaders from various industry, community, and faith-based groups and institutions across New Jersey to work together and advise on the state’s restart and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CAIT Researcher Co-Edited New Book on Eco-efficient Pavement Construction Materials
A CAIT-affiliated researcher contributed to editing a new book, “Eco-efficient Pavement Construction Materials,” that provides engineers with the latest information and research on eco-efficient pavement materials and how pavements can become green infrastructure to improve the sustainability of transportation infrastructure and systems.
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CAIT Partners with ARA to Provide Geotechnical Research Support to FHWA
ARA was selected as a contractor to provide program support and engineering services to the FHWA’s Office of Bridges and Structures and National Geotechnical Team. CAIT has teamed up with them as a subcontractor to provide research support and expertise.
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Cornell to Host Webinar on Thickness Design of Low-Volume Roadway Pavements
In June UTC partners at Cornell’s Local Roads Program will host a free webinar on low-volume roadway pavements and how to use a new software they have developed to help local agencies do their own pavement designs.
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July 2020

Training

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

  • July 14July 16
  • 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

NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge Training (Webinar)

  • July 16July 17
  • 9:30 am–12:00 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

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Training

NJLTAP - Engineering and Traffic Studies (Webinar)

  • July 21July 22
  • 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

This course will review basic concepts in probability and statistics and their application in designing traffic control features and regulating traffic. 

Training

NJDHTS - UAS Applications for Traffic Safety (Webinar)

  • July 22July 23
  • 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

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • July 28July 30
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This three-day online program is designed for experienced highway work zone personnel who seek training in work zone traffic control.

August 2020

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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.

Training

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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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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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

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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.

This three-day program is designed for experienced police personnel who seek to become trainers in work zone traffic control.
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
This course will review basic concepts in probability and statistics and their application in designing traffic control features and regulating traffic. 

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