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TRB Guide: See Presentations, Posters, and More from Rutgers CAIT Researchers at TRB
The 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board will feature transportation professionals from around the world for a week of presentations, posters, meetings, awards, networking, and more. Use this schedule to find out when and where researchers from Rutgers CAIT will be discussing their own work.
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HNTB Director Talks Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Fire in Tunnels at Rutgers Seminar
A CAIT UTC project is related to a recent presentation given at the 2019 Graduate Seminar Series hosted by Rutgers Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, where Mr. Joseph Englot, National Director of Infrastructure Security at HNTB, discussed alternative fuel vehicles, fire events, and more.
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Notable News: Faculty Accomplishments and Activities, November 2019
As the USDOT Region 2 University Transportation Center, part of CAIT’s mission is to share the innovative tools, technologies, and processes that its researchers develop with the right stakeholders so that they can be implemented and solve the most pressing challenges today’s transportation network and industry faces. This month, we have been busy doing just that through meetings, technical presentations, and more.
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CAIT Update, December 2019
News from the USDOT Region 2 University Transportation Center led by Rutgers CAIT
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CAIT Researcher Discusses Mobility Services and More at USDOT Accessibility Summit
Dr. Cecilia Feeley, Transportation Autism Project Manager at CAIT, was among the researchers personally invited to attend the summit. Her breakout group was primarily focused on the emerging autonomous vehicle market and ways to make sure this technology is inclusive for all.
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October 2019

Jafec USA

A Training Course on Ground Improvement Methods

  • October 21, 2019October 22, 2019
  • 8:30 am–5:00 pm

Presented by Jerry A. DiMaggio at Rutgers CAIT, this 2-day course will outline the best practices for dealing with poor ground conditions at the job site. DiMaggio will demonstrate more than 50 modern ground improvement methods that can used in various forms of urban construction.

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21st Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 23, 2019
  • 8:30 am–3:00 pm

Join us at the 21st Annual NJDOT Research Showcase! This is a wonderful opportunity for the New Jersey transportation community to learn about the broad scope of academic research initiatives underway and share technology transfer activities being conducted by institutions of higher education partners and their associates.

Training

NJLTAP - Equipment and Worker Safety

  • October 24, 2019
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

This course is intended to provide instruction to entry level participants and a refresher for experienced participants on a variety of construction industry safety and health standards. This training effort is aimed at promoting workplace safety and health.

Clean Communities into 2020

  • October 24, 2019
  • 8:30 am–12:00 pm

Come learn about how you can get your municipality involved in the Clean Communities 2020 program!

city intersection with crosswalk and signals on a hot summer day
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NJLTAP - Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes

  • October 25, 2019
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm

This training is designed to ensure that pedestrian facilities and access routes, in particular curb ramps, along our roadways are properly design and constructed for all individuals, including those with disabilities. This training was developed to provide information and best practices for those involved in the design and

Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Program

  • October 29, 2019November 1, 2019
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

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

Clean Communities into 2020

  • October 29, 2019
  • 8:30 am–12:00 pm

Come learn about how you can get your municipality involved in the Clean Communities 2020 program!

Training

NJLTAP Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian Workshop

  • October 31, 2019
  • 8:00 am–4:30 pm

Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian is a Federal Highway Administration Every Day Counts initiative designed to provide an overview of the pedestrian safety crossing problem and provide resources for addressing it. The “Spectacular 7” safety treatments to address pedestrian safety crossing problems will be reviewed.

November 2019

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NJLTAP - Basic Math and Plan Reading

  • November 4, 2019
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This course provides a refresher on basic math skills related to construction inspection and road maintenance, as well as how to locate information within a set of plans. Topics will includes reading notes, determining quantities and understanding topography, basic Geometry, area and volume. Road Foreman, Inspectors and Cre

NJLTAP Modern Roundabouts: Intersections Designed for Safety Workshop

  • November 6, 2019
  • 8:00 am–4:30 pm

This course highlights the benefits of modern roundabouts and gives participants the fundamental knowledge needed to plan and consider applying roundabout intersection projects in their area.

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NJLTAP - Compliance to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Public Right-

  • November 8, 2019
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This session will provide an overview of state and local laws governing ADA compliance, responsibilities of facility owners and funding recipients, project requirements, and ADA standards and applications. In addition, the session will highlight the Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guide (PROWAG).

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NJDHTS - Crash Analysis Tool Demonstration

  • November 13, 2019
  • 8:00 am–11:00 am

This demonstration is to provide an overview on the Crash Analysis Tool and how to use it. The 3-hour window will provide for a brief demonstration of the tool, as well as one-on-one assistance to create and save queries for future use.

Long Island Rail Road
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Rutgers Rail & Transit Seminar Series: A Presentation from Long Island Rail Road

  • November 15, 2019
  • 12:30 pm–2:00 pm

At this free seminar, leaders from the Long Island Rail Road's (LIRR) Track Standards and Specifications Department will discuss their commitment to innovation in the railroad industry, the latest engineering skills and industry knowledge, and some of the company’s most recent and innovative work.

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NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders

  • November 21, 2019
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

The training covers topics including TIM guidelines, fundamentals, and terminology; notifications and scene size up; scene safety and risk management; traffic management; special circumstances; clearance; and termination.

December 2019

Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Program

  • December 3, 2019December 6, 2019
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

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

CAIT training facility with class attendees at computer workstations and instructor at front of classroom
Training

NJDHTS - Crash Analysis Tool Demonstration

  • December 11, 2019
  • 8:00 am–11:00 am

This demonstration is to provide an overview on the Crash Analysis Tool and how to use it. The 3-hour window will provide for a brief demonstration of the tool, as well as one-on-one assistance to create and save queries for future use.

text on roadway
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NJLTAP - Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal-aid Projects

  • December 11, 2019
  • 8:30 am–12:30 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

vehicle passing through work zone
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NJLTAP- Work Zone Safety Awareness for Road Departments

  • December 13, 2019
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

This course, similar to our Work Zone Safety Awareness Program, is specifically being offered to New Jersey municipal and county public works and utilities participants who require an overview of working safely in the roadway.

city intersection with crosswalk and signals on a hot summer day
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NJLTAP - Grant Management for Federal-aid Projects

  • December 16, 2019
  • 8:30 am–12:30 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.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher

  • December 17, 2019
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

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.

city intersection with crosswalk and signals on a hot summer day
Training

NJLTAP - Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes

  • December 18, 2019
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm

This training is designed to ensure that pedestrian facilities and access routes, in particular curb ramps, along our roadways are properly design and constructed for all individuals, including those with disabilities. This training was developed to provide information and best practices for those involved in the design and

January 2020

Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Program

  • January 7January 10
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

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

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

Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop

  • January 14
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

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

construction engineer looking a plans next to some heavy equipment
Training

Municipal Engineering Construction Inspection Part One

  • January 15

This three-day course is held on consecutive Wednesdays in January and is designed for municipal engineering inspectors who want to improve their overall background in proper inspection of public and private construction movements in the State of New Jersey.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher

  • January 17
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

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.

This demonstration is to provide an overview on the Crash Analysis Tool and how to use it. The 3-hour window will provide for a brief demonstration of the tool, as well as one-on-one assistance to create and save queries for future use.
This is a two-day training on the community approach to resiliency planning. It defines what planning for resiliency means to a community’s ability to survive disaster, recover and thrive in the future.
Is your local public agency trying to find new ways to address roadway departure, pedestrian and bicycle crashes, or intersection issues? Register for this course to learn about all the tools available and proven safety country measures you can employ today!

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