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CAIT Associate Director Talks Artificial Intelligence and Drone Safety at 5th Annual UAS Conference in Cape May
The three-day event featured panelists from NASA, FAA, universities, industry, and more including associate director of Rutgers CAIT Dr. Pat Szary who presented on the safety and security roles that AI might play in the future of air mobility. A major theme of the event was addressing next steps in further implementing UAS.
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CAIT Update, October 2019
News from the USDOT Region 2 University Transportation Center led by Rutgers CAIT.
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Porous Parking Lots Help Relieve Flooding and Enhance Ecosystem in Linden NJ
By using Stormwater Green Infrastructure such as rain gardens and more recently porous parking lots, a CAIT-affiliated researcher is leading the way in building and implementing these environmentally-friendly measures to help control flooding events for at-risk neighborhoods.
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CAIT Rail & Transit Program Leads the Way on PTC Research for Passenger Terminals
Prior research focusing on end-of-track collision risk management is limited. Part of an ongoing project to study passenger-terminal safety and end-of-track collision prevention strategies, CAIT researchers have published two papers: one analyzing Positive Train Control implementation with a focus on Concept of Operations, and the second providing a cost-benefit analysis.
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CAIT Researcher Develops Mechanism for Evaluating Airfield Pavement Conditions
New research from Rutgers CAIT is examining the consistency and relationship of three Pavement Condition Indexes. Analyzing them can result in more durable and sustainable airfield pavement in the long-term, and has the potential to help find improvements to the current practices in airfield-pavement management systems.
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CAIT Research Validates that Street Smart Program is Making NJ Safer
A two-part study conducted by Rutgers CAIT compared rates of unsafe pedestrian and driver behaviors before and after Street Smart NJ campaigns were implemented. The results prove the effectiveness of the program and provide new data for future decision making.
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UTC Partner Launches Drone Degree to Help Students Enter Billion-Dollar Industry
Starting this fall semester, Atlantic Cape Community College will welcome students into its new drone degree program, where they will learn the ins-and-outs of being a UAS technician and gain valuable certifications along the way.
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NJIT is Helping Agencies Save Money with Research on Best Rapid-Repair Materials
By subjecting samples of “repaired” concrete to 300 cycles of freezing and thawing, UTC partners at NJIT can simulate the freeze-thaw damage that concrete will see over a lifetime. They are developing a guideline on freeze-thaw damage and rapid-repair materials that will give agencies the tools to select the right materials, save money, and improve system resiliency.
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Studying the Damage from Hurricane Maria Can Make Future Infrastructure More Resilient
Hurricane Maria left devastating effects on Puerto Rico when the storm struck in 2017, with NOAA's Office for Coastal Management totaling the damage at $90 billion. Now, research from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is examining ways to make pedestrian and traffic infrastructure more resilient in the area.
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August 2019

Roadway being paved with High Friction Surface Treatment
Training

NJLTAP - Asphalt Roads: Common Maintenance Problems

  • August 12
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

The course material reviews the importance of preventive maintenance to the life of an asphalt pavement. The material will help the student identify common asphalt distress, the cause of the distress, and the appropriate treat

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NJLTAP - Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training

  • August 16
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm

This day long 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 - Police Work Zone Safety Train-The-Trainer

  • August 20August 23
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

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

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NJLTAP - Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training

  • August 22
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm

This day long 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

  • August 26
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

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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Training

NJLTAP - Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal-aid Projects

  • August 27
  • 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

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

NJLTAP - Roadside Safety Features

  • August 28
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course is designed to help local road agencies, engineers and public works personnel reduce the incident of traffic crashes through the application of practical low cost "best safety practices" geared to local/rural roads.

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NJLTAP - Guidelines for Guide Rail and Median Barrier Design

  • August 29August 30
  • 8:00 am–3:00 pm

The course will go through the entire section including clear zone, warranting obstructions, guide rail height, clearance from traveled way, rubrail, reduced post spacing at obstructions, guide rail at structures, end treatments, roadside recovery area, grading treatment, and many other topics.

September 2019

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

Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop

  • September 5
  • 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.

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NJLTAP - Traffic Signs and Pavement Markings

  • September 9
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course reviews the basic regulations and engineering guidelines for the installation of pavement markings and properly establishing and posting regulatory, warning, and guide signs.

Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Program

  • September 10September 13
  • 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.

Training

NJLTAP - Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training

  • September 12
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm

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

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

NJLTAP - Grant Management for Federal-aid Projects

  • September 17
  • 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.

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Training

NJDHTS - Crash Analysis Tool Demonstration

  • September 18
  • 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.

Training

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

  • September 18
  • 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).

Roadway being paved with High Friction Surface Treatment
Training

NJLTAP - Pavement Management

  • September 19
  • 8:30 am–3:30 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.

Instructor teaching class
Training

NJDHTS - Instructor Development Course

  • September 23September 27
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

The Instructor Development Course (IDC) will provide the law enforcement officer with the tools, skills and abilities to present work zone safety training material to fellow officers in a professional and competent manner that fosters learning and understanding of the principles and concepts outlined in the work zone safety

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Training

NJLTAP - Common Sense Solutions for Intersection Problems

  • September 23
  • 8:30 am–3:30 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.

October 2019

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NJLTAP - Stormwater Management

  • October 1
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course focuses on understanding the issues related to stormwater and provides steps to manage and reduce problems resulting from stormwater. It will provide guidance for managing stormwater in relation to roadway infrastructure and practices of local roadway departments, from planning to maintenance.

Training

NJLTAP - Stormwater Management

  • October 2
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course focuses on understanding the issues related to stormwater and provides steps to manage and reduce problems resulting from stormwater. It will provide guidance for managing stormwater in relation to roadway infrastructure and practices of local roadway departments, from planning to maintenance.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher

  • October 3
  • 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.

Ethical Decisions for Engineers

  • October 4
  • 9:00 am–11:00 am

Whether you work in the private sector or with a government agency, this class will help you solve the ethical decisions you and your fellow engineers encounter.

freshly paved road
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.

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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.

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 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.
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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