Rutgers CAIT Awarded $5M USDOT Cooperative Agreement to Build Advanced Bridge Technology Clearinghouse
The research program will develop a semi-autonomous online portal for identifying and promoting new bridge technologies into practice.
Rutgers Rail Lab Hosts FRA Workshop on Trespassing Prevention and Grade Crossing Safety
Nearly 200 transportation leaders visited Rutgers to discuss how the rail industry can improve public safety along its thousands of track miles.
Meet CAIT’s 2023 Outstanding Student of the Year: Holly Josephs from Rutgers University
When Hurricane Ida struck New Jersey Rutgers researchers went into the field to assess the damage and develop flood mitigation tools. CAIT’s Outstanding Student of the Year Holly Josephs played a critical role in this UTC research.
Rutgers Researchers Receive $1M PHMSA Grant to Improve Safety of the World’s Largest Pipeline System
Researchers will develop new technologies to reduce the risks of pipeline incidents due to external corrosion and to improve pipeline integrity management.
Strategic Workforce Development: Preparing Justice-Impacted Youth for Transportation Careers
NJDOT recently interviewed Mr. Todd Pisani, training director of CAIT’s Rutgers Employment Success Program, that is running strategic workforce development programs to help youth from underserved populations start transportation careers.
Rutgers Engineering Student Wins USDOT FHWA Infrastructure Data Analysis Contest
The contest encourages students to explore research areas and challenges in pavement engineering through analysis of long-term performance data.
Inaugural First Responder Summit Brings Transportation Safety Leaders to CAIT
More than 40 EMS professionals attended the inaugural Emergency Responder Transportation Safety Research Summit this November hosted by Rutgers CAIT and TRB’s Joint-Subcommittee on Emergency Response.
Rutgers CAIT part of FRA’s ‘National University Rail Center of Excellence’ Led By UIUC
New center establishes a national cluster of experts dedicated to developing the future workforce while advancing the safety, efficiency, and reliability of rail transportation.

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April 2024

**Class Full** Traffic Control Coordinator Program (In-Person)

  • April 16April 18
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This 3-day course is designed for experienced highway work zone personnel who seek training in work zone traffic control. NJDOT and other agencies require a contractor to assign a supervisory-level employee with requisite onsite experience to act as the Traffic Control Coordinator (TCC) on roadway construction projects.

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2024 Public Works Expo and Education Program (In-Person)

  • April 17
  • 8:00 am–1:30 pm

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) will be holding its bi-annual public works equipment and services expo on April 17, 2024.

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NJLTAP - Introduction to Crash Analysis and Design Exception (In-Person)

  • April 18
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This new workshop is for public agency personnel and consultants working on their behalf to gain an understanding of crash analysis tools and methods.

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NJDHTS - Work Zone Safety Awareness for Local Police (Webinar)

  • April 19
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

This course, similar to our Work Zone Safety Awareness Program, is specifically being offered to current New Jersey law enforcement officers who require an overview of working safely in the roadway.

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NJLTAP - Construction and Project Cost Estimating for Public Works Projects (In-Perso

  • April 22
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course provides an understanding of practical applications for performing estimates on typical construction and maintenance projects. Various mathematical rules necessary to perform basic computations and formulas to perform cost and quantity calculations are reviewed.

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NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (In-Person Essex)

  • April 23
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

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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NJLTAP - Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal-aid Projects (In-Person)

  • April 23
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

This course is designed specifically for project engineers, project inspectors, supervisors and those in responsible charge of federal aid construction projects. It presents essential requirements and procedures for insuring conformance with contract plans and specifications including records and documentation necessary to

NJLTAP - Engineering Ethics (Webinar)

  • April 24
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

Obeying the law is what we have to do. Behaving ethically is what we ought to do, but not necessarily have to. Register for this presentation to learn how to apply your knowledge and experiences of ethical choices that professional engineers must make on a daily basis.

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NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (In-Person Monmouth)

  • April 25
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

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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NJLTAP - Grant Management for Federal-aid Projects (In-Person)

  • April 25
  • 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.

NJDHTS - Traffic Enforcement & Engagement Acuity (In-Person Passaic)

  • April 26
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This course will break down the component parts of a traffic stop by first addressing the acuity of the Officer as is relates to the Motor Vehicle Code in New Jersey. This is must-have for any full-time NJ law enforcement officer. Register today!

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NJLTAP - Commonsense Solutions for Intersection Problems (In-Person)

  • April 29
  • 8:30 am–4:00 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.

May 2024

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NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (In-Person Union)

  • May 2
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

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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NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge (In-Person)

  • May 6
  • 8:30 am–4:00 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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NJDHTS - Work Zone Safety Train-the-Trainer for Police (In-Person)

  • May 7May 9
  • 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.

NJLTAP - Public Sidewalk Curb Ramp Design (In-person)

  • May 7
  • 8:30 am–3:00 pm

This 1-day workshop will cover the current design guidelines in Sections 5.6.4 through 5.7.4 of the current version of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Roadway Design Manual for public sidewalk curb ramp design. Learn how to properly design public sidewalk curb ramps as per the latest guidelines.

NJLTAP - Introduction to NJ’s Traffic Incident Management Training

  • May 8
  • 10:00 am–11:30 am

Traffic Incident Management (TIM) consists of a planned and coordinated multi-disciplinary process to detect, respond to, and clear traffic incidents so that traffic flow may be restored as safely and quickly as possible. This session will provide an overview of Traffic Incident Management (TIM) and the coordinated program.

NJDHTS - Traffic Enforcement & Engagement Acuity (In-Person Hamilton)

  • May 10
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This course will break down the component parts of a traffic stop by first addressing the acuity of the Officer as is relates to the Motor Vehicle Code in New Jersey. This is must-have for any full-time NJ law enforcement officer. Register today!

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NJDHTS -NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (In-Person Passaic)

  • May 14
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

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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NJLTAP - Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal-aid Projects (In-Person)

  • May 14
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

This course is designed specifically for project engineers, project inspectors, supervisors and those in responsible charge of federal aid construction projects. It presents essential requirements and procedures for insuring conformance with contract plans and specifications including records and documentation necessary to

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NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (In-Person Gloucester)

  • May 16
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

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.

Training

NJLTAP - Grant Management for Federal-aid Projects (In-Person)

  • May 16
  • 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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NJLTAP - Guidelines for Guide Rail and Median Barrier Design (In-Person)

  • May 20May 21
  • 9:00 am–3:00 pm

This 2-day workshop will cover the current design guidelines in Section 8 of the NJDOT Roadway Design Manual, covering clear zone, warranting obstructions, guide rail height, clearance from traveled way, rubrail, reduced post spacing at obstructions, guide rail at structures, and more.

nighttime work zone with police and traffic
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Work Zone Safety Awareness (Webinar)

  • May 21
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

The Work Zone Safety Awareness Program is offered to participants who require an overview of working safely in the roadway. This course is vital for personnel who are required to set up short-term work zones or are assigned to long-term projects, to ensure compliance with the national MUTCD standards.

NJLTAP - Local Road Safety Plans (In-Person)

  • May 22
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This webinar will introduce attendees to the Local Road Safety Plan initiative (LRSP), a process designed by FHWA to help local public agencies (LPAs) strategically plan for and deploy proven safety countermeasures on their local road systems. Register to learn more about how an having an LRSP can help you!

This 3-day course is designed for experienced highway work zone personnel who seek training in work zone traffic control. NJDOT and other agencies require a contractor to assign a supervisory-level employee with requisite onsite experience to act as the Traffic Control Coordinator (TCC) on roadway construction projects.
The New Jersey Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) will be holding its bi-annual public works equipment and services expo on April 17, 2024.
This new workshop is for public agency personnel and consultants working on their behalf to gain an understanding of crash analysis tools and methods.

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