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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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October 2023

NJSACE Fall Forum

  • October 20, 2023
  • 8:15 am–3:30 pm

Join the online workshop for the Fall Forum!

Training

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

  • October 23, 2023
  • 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

25th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase
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25th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 25, 2023
  • 8:30 am–2:45 pm

The annual NJDOT Research Showcase is an opportunity for New Jersey’s transportation community to experience the broad scope of ongoing academic research initiatives and share technology transfer activities being conducted by institutions of higher education partners and their associates.

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Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • October 27, 2023
  • 8:00 am–12:00 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.

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NJLTAP - Engineering and Traffic Studies (In-Person)

  • October 30, 2023
  • 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. 

November 2023

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Emergency Responder Transportation Safety Research Summit, 2023

  • November 1, 2023November 2, 2023

Hosted by TRB’s Joint-Subcommittee on Emergency Response AMR00(1) and the Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT), this two-day conference will bring together leading experts in the field of transportation safety to discuss the latest research and best practices for emergency responders.

NJLTAP - Winter Maintenance Snow and Ice Control (In-Person)

  • November 2, 2023
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This three module training workshop will cover the full range of snow and ice removal and control, including program development, planning, pre-season activities, in-season operations, post storm activities, and post season activities.

Transit Ticket Booth
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UITP Academy: Ticketing and Fare Management for North America

  • November 6, 2023November 8, 2023
  • 9:00 am–5:00 pm

Ticketing is key for public transport operators and authorities to collect fares from passengers. This course will help transit professionals improve operational efficiency and adapt to new challenges on fare management and ticketing.

Training

NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge (Webinar)

  • November 8, 2023November 9, 2023
  • 9:00 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

Training

NJLTAP - Conducting Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity Inspections (Webinar)

  • November 13, 2023November 14, 2023
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Conducting Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity Inspection will provide online training for field inspectors to perform traffic sign retroreflectivity inspection using the approved methods by the FHWA for agencies responsible for sign maintenance.

Training

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

  • November 30, 2023
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This workshop is designed to assist local governments with an understanding of the basic minimum requirements for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act to ensure our roadways’ pedestrian network is accessible to all pedestrians.

December 2023

NJLTAP - Title VI Training (Webinar)

  • December 4, 2023December 7, 2023
  • 9:00 am–12:30 pm

This is a two day class (December 4th & 7th). The goal of this Title VI Training is to provide NJDOT staff and sub-recipients with a background on Title VI, Environmental Justice, and LEP and convey our collective responsibility under the Title VI program.

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar) **Class Full**

  • December 5, 2023December 7, 2023
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This 3 day webinar 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.

NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Train-the-Trainer (In-person)

  • December 8, 2023
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

Using a multi-discipline approach, first responders in New Jersey will learn how to deliver the TIM course and perform the administrative functions of an instructor.

NJLTAP - Every Day Counts (EDC) for Public Works (Webinar)

  • December 13, 2023
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Register for this webinar introducing the Federal Highway Administration Every Day Counts concept to Local Public Agencies, specifically geared towards public works and road department personnel. The course will discuss implementation of these initiatives around the United States, as well as in New Jersey.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • December 14, 2023
  • 8:00 am–12:00 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.

January 2024

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CAIT - Work Zone Safety Awareness (Webinar)

  • January 5
  • 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.

Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • January 9January 11
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This 3 day webinar 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.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • January 16
  • 8:00 am–12:00 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.

Training

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

  • January 24
  • 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.

February 2024

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • February 15
  • 8:00 am–12:00 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.

**FULL​​** Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • February 20February 22
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This 3 day webinar 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.

Training

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

  • February 21
  • 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

NJDHTS - Data-Driven Countermeasures for Traffic Safety (In-person)

  • February 26February 27
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This course will take you step-by-step on how to utilize the Crash Analysis Tool (CAT) in a computer lab or webinar by first developing queries for your specific town that identify crash prone locations.  Those queries will be saved and exported to form the justification for your DHTS grant proposal.

nighttime work zone with police and traffic
Training

Work Zone Safety Awareness (Webinar)

  • February 29
  • 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.

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 distresses and the appropriate treatments.
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.
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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