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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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CAIT Researcher Wins NJDOT Implementation Award for Over-coating Project
This year, a Rutgers and CAIT-affiliated faculty member took home the 2019 NJDOT Research Implementation Award for his innovative work on the development of a new protocol for accepting new coating systems.
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Rutgers Drone Team Helps Engineers Develop As-Built Models of Construction Site
Elizabethtown Gas brought in a Rutgers Drone team to map a gas pipeline replacement project and capture geolocations of newly installed underground infrastructure. The data collected will help the team develop enhanced As-Built models that are vital for informing stakeholders in the area so that they can act confidently in the event of future emergencies, digging, or construction projects.
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CAIT Works with NJ Transit on Innovative Autonomous Shuttle Solutions
Self-driving shuttles are one part of NJ Transit’s future plans for filling in the gap on first and last-mile transit options. The agency hopes to test this technology as part of an innovative pilot program that Rutgers CAIT has partnered with them on.
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October 2019

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Training

NJLTAP - Principles of Paving

  • October 8
  • 8:30 am–3:30 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.

tractor trailer truck driving through a mixed residential-industrial area
Training

NJLTAP - Roadway and Traffic Safety Improvement Program

  • October 9
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course covers how to establish and maintain a roadway and traffic safety improvement programs. Participants learn how to implement safety improvements targeted at areas that have a history of crashes or exhibit conditions associated with high-crash areas.

Training

NJLTAP - Winter Operations: Snow and Ice Control for Managers and Supervisors

  • October 15
  • 8:00 am–3:30 pm

Managing Winters Operations/Snow and Ice Control requires that those involved have a broad and diverse knowledge base. The ability to plan and prepare, train available staff and to make quick critical decisions are requirements of a successful Manager/Supervisor involved in Winter Operations/Snow and Ice Control.

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

NJDHTS - Crash Analysis Tool Demonstration

  • October 16
  • 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.

large audience attending a workshop in the CAIT auditorium
Training

NJLTAP - Construction and Project Cost Estimating for Public Works Projects

  • October 16
  • 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.

Training

NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders

  • October 17
  • 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.

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A Training Course on Ground Improvement Methods

  • October 21October 22
  • 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.

Event

21st Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 23
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
Training

NJLTAP - Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes

  • October 25
  • 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 29November 1
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Training

NJLTAP - Basic Math and Plan Reading

  • November 4
  • 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
  • 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.

Training

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

  • November 8
  • 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).

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

NJDHTS - Crash Analysis Tool Demonstration

  • November 13
  • 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.

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

Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop

  • November 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.

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

  • November 15
  • 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.

Training

NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders

  • November 21
  • 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.

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

NJLTAP - Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes

  • November 22
  • 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

December 2019

Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Program

  • December 3December 6
  • 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.

vehicle passing through work zone
Training

NJLTAP- Work Zone Safety Awareness for Road Departments

  • December 5
  • 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.

Training

NJLTAP - Slide-in Bridge Construction

  • December 6
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

Slide-in bridge construction (SIBC) is one of several accelerated bridge construction (ABC) technologies being advanced by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Compared to more traditional methods of bridge construction, and due to its shorter work zone durations and reduced impacts on traffic, SIBC has many benefits.

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 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
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.

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