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April 2020

Federal-aid Requirements and LPA Stewardship Day 1 of 3 (Webinar)

  • April 7, 2020
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This program will review the cradle to grave process of federal-aid programs, from planning and project concept, plans, specifications, estimates and bidding, and construction. The intent of this course is to assist local agencies with proper federal-aid compliance.

Federal-aid Requirements and LPA Stewardship Day 2 of 3 (Webinar)

  • April 8, 2020
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This program will review the cradle to grave process of federal-aid programs, from planning and project concept, plans, specifications, estimates and bidding, and construction. The intent of this course is to assist local agencies with proper federal-aid compliance.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
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Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher Day 2 of 2 (Webinar)

  • April 30, 2020
  • 4:00 am–6:00 am

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.

June 2020

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NJLTAP - Equipment and Worker Safety (Webinar)

  • June 2, 2020June 3, 2020
  • 10:00 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.

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NJLTAP- Work Zone Safety Awareness for Road Departments (Webinar)

  • June 16, 2020
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

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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Traffic Signal Timing & Analysis (2 Day Webinar)

  • June 17, 2020June 18, 2020
  • 8:00 am–3:00 pm

This course is for anyone who designs traffic signals. The workshop will address traffic signal design from analysis to plan preparation.

August 2020

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CAIT Webinar Series: Geotechnical Asset Management

  • August 24, 2020
  • 3:00 pm–4:00 pm

This webinar will introduce the concepts of asset management for retaining walls, slopes, embankments, and subgrades and introduce the an example workflow and tools for starting asset management.

September 2020

RABIT bridge robot scanning a bridge deck
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State-of-the-Art in the Use of Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) and Other Technologies

  • September 16, 2020
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the advances in NDE technologies, especially those employing rapid and automated data collection and analysis, and benefits for bridge management stemming from periodical multi-NDE technology surveys.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
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Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • September 17, 2020September 18, 2020
  • 4:00 am–6:00 am

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.

October 2020

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CAIT Seminar Series: A Seminar on Port Logistics

  • October 20, 2020
  • 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

This webinar will provide insights on how the US ports compare to global developments on the above aspects, with emphasis on the role of public sector officials and on governing the relationship between public sector and international companies operating in a global environmental.

22nd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 28, 2020October 30, 2020
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

This years NJDOT Research Showcase is going virtual! Register today to hear about the latest innovations from all over the state!

November 2020

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Celebrating 10 years of the Transportation Autism Project at CAIT

  • November 16, 2020
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

October 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the Transportation Autism Project at CAIT. This webinar focuses on the first ten years of innovative work from the Center making transportation accessible for those on the autism spectrum.

December 2020

Pandemic Challenges and Solutions at State DOTs

  • December 3, 2020
  • 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

This webinar shares the experiences and problem-solving approaches to maintaining effective training programs that meet the needs of employees and their agencies. Learn how your agency can move from reaction to action in the during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders (Webinar)

  • December 9, 2020December 10, 2020
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

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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Effects of Exposure to Fire on Strength of Suspension Bridge Cables Over Time

  • December 9, 2020
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

In this webinar, PIs will discuss work to date studying the reduction of suspension bridge cable strength over time due to fire. This includes, early findings following high-fidelity forensic investigations of structures subjected to fire, quantifying hazards associated with traffic patterns and access to cables, and more.

January 2021

orange diamond ‘workers ahead’ warning sign posted before a road repair project
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Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • January 12, 2021
  • 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.

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Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • January 26, 2021January 28, 2021
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

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

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Studying Damages from Hurricane Maria to Improve Future Infrastructure Resilience

  • January 29, 2021
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Following Hurricane Maria, CAIT-affiliated researchers at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico have been studying the damage, examining transportation infrastructure that failed during the storm, and developing resources to make local transportation infrastructure more resilient and prepared for future weather events.

February 2021

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NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders (Webinar)

  • February 24, 2021
  • 8:00 am–12:00 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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Enhancing the Resilience of Tunnels Subject to Fire Events

  • February 25, 2021
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Major tunnel fires not only result in the loss of lives but can also cause property damage and long service disruptions that can result in millions of dollars lost and major socioeconomic impacts. While much research has gone into safety surrounding fire events in tunnels, less has been done in resilience.

March 2021

orange diamond ‘workers ahead’ warning sign posted before a road repair project
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Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • March 4, 2021
  • 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.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day by Showcasing Latest Transportation Research

  • March 8, 2021
  • 11:30 am–1:00 pm

The way we think about and use transportation as it exists today has been shaped by innovative women leaders throughout history. On International Women’s Day, CAIT is taking the time to recognize some of the women leaders in transportation research at the Center, and their recent work. Register here!

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*POSTPONED* Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal-aid Projects

  • March 23, 2021
  • 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

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

  • March 25, 2021
  • 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.

April 2021

tractor trailer truck driving through a mixed residential-industrial area
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NJLTAP - Roadway and Traffic Safety Improvement Program (Webinar)

  • April 13, 2021April 14, 2021
  • 10:00 am–12:00 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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2021 Work Zone Safety Conference

  • April 21, 2021
  • 8:30 am–1:00 pm

Register today for the New Jersey Work Zone Safety Conference! This conference promotes work zone safety awareness on local and state roadways for a multi-disciplinary audience of construction, engineering, public safety, maintenance and operations personnel.

NJLTAP - Low-Volume Pavement Design (Webinar)

  • April 28, 2021
  • 10:00 am–11:30 am

Most local roads and streets are low-volume, but are not actually designed. In this webinar, we will provide an overview of geometric and thickness design of roads and streets with less than 2,000 vehicles per day. Register today!

May 2021

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NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders (Webinar)

  • May 7, 2021
  • 8:00 am–12:00 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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NJDHTS- UAS Applications for Traffic Safety (Webinar)

  • May 20, 2021
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

Register today to find out how law enforcement may respond to UAS incidents, what lawful authority exists to engage a UAS operator, and how to determine if UAS operation is legal or in violation of regulations. Finally, UAS case studies will be explored with emphasis place upon personal safety and awareness.

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NJLTAP - Basic Math and Plan Reading (Webinar)

  • May 27, 2021
  • 9:00 am–1:00 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

June 2021

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NJLTAP - Construction and Project Cost Estimating for Public Works Projects (Webinar)

  • June 3, 2021
  • 9:00 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 - UAS Applications for Traffic Safety (Webinar)

  • June 30, 2021
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

Register today to find out how law enforcement may respond to UAS incidents, what lawful authority exists to engage a UAS operator, and how to determine if UAS operation is legal or in violation of regulations. Finally, UAS case studies will be explored with emphasis place upon personal safety and awareness.

August 2021

NJDHTS - Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • August 10, 2021August 12, 2021
  • 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.

Photo of interchange.
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Examining Impacts of the American Dream Mall (Webinar)

  • August 30, 2021
  • 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

In this seminar, UTC partners will discuss their findings on the mobility impacts of the American Dream Mall, review new intersection safety tools they have developed, and discuss next steps in developing effective and innovative solutions to alleviate traffic congestion and motor vehicle crashes on our roadways.

September 2021

NJLTAP - Transportation Asset Management for Local Agencies (Webinar)

  • September 8, 2021September 9, 2021
  • 8:30 am–12:00 pm

This course is geared towards teaching attendees about the benefits of asset management plans and how they can be developed and implemented effectively. If you're looking to improve your agency's operational efficiency, register today!

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Technology Takes The Wheel Speaker Series® (Webinar)

  • September 23, 2021
  • 10:30 am–11:45 am

On Thursday, September 23rd, from 10:30 to 11:45 am AAA Mid-Atlantic and Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) will be hosting the virtual kick-off seminar of Technology Takes The Wheel®, a three-part speaker series on the challenges and opportunities of connected and autonomous vehicles.

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NJDHTS - UAS Applications for Traffic Safety (Webinar)

  • September 24, 2021
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

Register today to find out how law enforcement may respond to UAS incidents, what lawful authority exists to engage a UAS operator, and how to determine if UAS operation is legal or in violation of regulations. Finally, UAS case studies will be explored with emphasis place upon personal safety and awareness.

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • September 28, 2021September 30, 2021
  • 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.

October 2021

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The National Performance Management Research Dataset: Taking a Deep Dive into Data

  • October 7, 2021
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

UAlbany's Albany Visualization and Informatics Lab (AVAIL) developed a state-of-the-art web-based congestion, reliability and incident analysis tool for the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and the New York State Association of MPOs (NYSAMPO), using the National Performance Management Research Data Set.

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NJLTAP - Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal-aid Projects (Webinar)

  • October 25, 2021
  • 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

23rd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase
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23rd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 27, 2021
  • 9:00 am–2:45 pm

The Annual New Jersey Department of Transportation (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 and their associates.

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Innovation in Construction with Sustainable Concrete Materials and Technologies

  • October 29, 2021
  • 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

In this free seminar, researchers from NJIT will discuss their work to date studying the uses and benefits of recycled concrete as a replacement for natural aggregate, sustainable rapid-repair cements for infrastructure maintenance, understanding the durability of low-carbon concrete mixtures, and more.

November 2021

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NJLTAP - Traffic Signs and Pavement Markings (Webinar)

  • November 4, 2021
  • 5:00 pm–9:00 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.

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Fundamentals of Infrastructure & Transportation Asset Management Part 1

  • November 11, 2021November 12, 2021
  • 10:30 am–3:00 pm

This course will provide students with enough information to develop an asset management program from scratch or allow them to build upon an existing program through exposure to both theory-based research and development outcomes as well as use cases and best practices that are based on real world examples.

December 2021

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

  • December 1, 2021
  • 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.

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • December 7, 2021December 9, 2021
  • 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.

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NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge Training (Webinar)

  • December 9, 2021December 10, 2021
  • 9:30 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

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COVID-19 and the Economic Factors Shaping Transportation and Recovery in 2022

  • December 9, 2021
  • 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Dr. James W. Hughes has been tracking economic recovery from COVID-19 and its impact on transportation, demographic shifts, and more throughout the pandemic. In this free webinar, he will discuss trends that transportation is facing, opportunities, and what the “new” normal might look like as we head into the new year.

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NJLTAP - Traffic Signal Design and Electrical Signal Design (Webinar)

  • December 15, 2021December 16, 2021
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course is for anyone who designs traffic signals. The class will enable participants to successfully design a traffic signal above ground layout, successfully design and implement the electrical portion of traffic signals including underground components, and provide an opportunity to learn.

January 2022

*POSTPONED* Data-Driven Countermeasures for Traffic Safety - Webinar

  • January 19, 2022January 20, 2022
  • 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.

John F. Kennedy International Airport
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Facilitating Cargo Movements in and around JFK International Airport

  • January 31, 2022
  • 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

UTC and industry partners from Farmingdale State College, Cornell University, GatewayJFK, and Cayuga Partners have been studying cargo supply chain in and around JFK International Airport during the past year to help better facilitate and optimize truck movements throughout the facility. 

February 2022

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NJLTAP - Grant Management for Federal-aid Projects (Webinar)

  • February 3, 2022
  • 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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Autonomous Vehicles: Testing, Public Acceptance and Accessibility

  • February 10, 2022
  • 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

In this presentation, Dr. Adel W. Sadek from the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo will briefly summarize some of his team's recent research into Autonomous Vehicles. Specifically, they will review three AV projects which have recently been completed or are underway.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
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Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • February 17, 2022
  • 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.

Mobility Living Lab
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How can artificial intelligence transform the surface transportation system?

  • February 23, 2022
  • 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

During this talk, Dr. Yeganeh Hayeri will evaluate this gap by utilizing a systematic review approach to categorize and synthesize the principal existing concepts in surface transportation systems using machine learning algorithms while decomposing them into their fundamental elements.

March 2022

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Celebrating International Women’s Day by Showcasing Latest Transportation Research

  • March 8, 2022
  • 11:30 am–1:00 pm

The way that we think about and use transportation as it exists today has been shaped by innovative women leaders throughout history. They have contributed greatly to the safety of all modes of travel, efficiency of our transportation systems, and the development of new technology that drives transportation into the future.

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • March 22, 2022March 24, 2022
  • 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 - Every Day Counts (EDC) for Public Works (Webinar)

  • March 23, 2022
  • 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.

Asset Investment Planning
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Fundamentals of Asset Management Part 2: Asset Investment Planning

  • March 23, 2022March 24, 2022
  • 10:30 am–3:00 pm

This follow up, 2-day session is intended to build upon the content previously covered in the Fundamentals of Asset Management Part 1 course and is generally geared towards folks who are involved with or responsible for maintenance and operations planning and management.

NJLTAP - Innovating at the Local Public Works Level (Webinar)

  • March 23, 2022
  • 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

In this webinar, come learn how the network of local technical assistance programs work with the Federal Highway Administration in the Build a Better Mousetrap competition to inspire innovation from local agencies around the country.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
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Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • March 29, 2022
  • 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.

April 2022

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2022 Work Zone Safety Conference

  • April 7, 2022
  • 8:30 am–1:00 pm

The New Jersey Work Zone Safety Conference promotes work zone safety awareness on local and state roadways for a multi-disciplinary audience of construction, engineering, public safety, maintenance and operations personnel. Register today!

NJLTAP - Curve Advisory Speeds (Webinar)

  • April 11, 2022
  • 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

In 2021, NJ had 691 fatalities on public roads.  Over 60% of these involve roadway departure.  Nearly 30% involved a curve. This webinar will cover what you can do to keep the public on the road and how to properly set curve advisory speeds using procedures outlined in the MUTCD.

May 2022

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NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge Training (Webinar)

  • May 5, 2022May 6, 2022
  • 9:30 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

NJLTAP - The Safe System Approach (Webinar)

  • May 10, 2022
  • 12:00 pm–1:30 pm

In this webinar you will learn about the six foundational principles of the Safe System approach and the five elements of the system that must work together to achieve the vision of zero roadway deaths. Come explore what distinctions make the Safe System method different from traditional approaches to road safety.

NJLTAP - Advancing Complete Streets and Equity Goals within the Safe System (Webinar)

  • May 12, 2022
  • 12:00 pm–1:30 pm

In this webinar, you will learn how to leverage the Safe System approach principles to advance the parallel goals and efforts for building Complete Streets and promote safe, affordable, accessible and multi-modal access to opportunities and services while reducing disparities and adverse community impacts.

NJLTAP - A Safe System Based Framework for Assessing Intersections (Webinar)

  • May 17, 2022
  • 12:00 pm–1:30 pm

The Safe System assessment of an intersection can serve as an additional metric to show alternatives analysis and identify an optimal solution for an intersection. In this webinar, you will learn about the SSI framework and explore the potential to apply the methodology within the decision-making process for intersections.

NJLTAP - Implementing a Safe System Approach (Webinar)

  • May 19, 2022
  • 12:00 pm–1:30 pm

In this webinar, you will learn about strategies that state and local transportation agencies are implementing to advance the Safe System approach with focus on the Safe Roads and Safe Speed elements.

June 2022

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Green Infrastructure and Porous Asphalt Seminar

  • June 7, 2022
  • 9:30 am–12:00 pm

NJ LTAP invites you to attend this virtual seminar on Green Infrastructure and Porous Asphalt, that is designed to inform attendees about the uses, installation, and maintenance of porous asphalt. Expert speakers will explore how porous pavement applies to stormwater regulations and green infrastructure.

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Infrastructure Resilience Planning

  • June 24, 2022
  • 9:30 am–4:00 pm

This course is for Engineers, Architects and Business Managers who have responsibility for the operation, state of good repair and reliability of transportation system infrastructure assets and who will benefit from knowledge about various resiliency planning strategies.

July 2022

Federal-aid Requirements and LPA Stewardship (Webinar)

  • July 7, 2022July 8, 2022
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

This program will review the cradle to grave process of federal-aid programs, from planning and project concept, plans, specifications, estimates and bidding, and construction. The intent of this course is to assist local agencies with proper federal-aid compliance.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
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Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • July 13, 2022
  • 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 - Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal-aid Projects (Webinar)

  • July 26, 2022
  • 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

September 2022

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

  • September 27, 2022
  • 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.

October 2022

tractor trailer truck driving through a mixed residential-industrial area
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NJLTAP - Roadway and Traffic Safety Improvement Program (Webinar)

  • October 13, 2022
  • 8:30 am–12:30 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.

Road ecology: Are we taking the right turns?

  • October 18, 2022
  • 10:30 am–12:00 pm

 There are an estimated one to two million collisions between cars and large animals every year in the United States, This webinar will help teach state and local transportation agencies meet the needs of the traveling public, maintain human safety, and conserve wildlife.

November 2022

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Bridge Management Systems - Infrastructure Asset Management Academy

  • November 9, 2022
  • 9:30 am–4:00 pm

This course will provide attendees an overview of what a BMS is and how a BMS can help bridge owners justify needed funds, allocate money to programs, forecast condition and performance to plan for the future, do strategic analysis, select a program of projects that achieve the largest benefit over cost, and more.

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*POSTPONED* Maintaining Safe Walking Surfaces in Winter

  • November 21, 2022
  • 10:00 am–11:30 am

Public Works departments will be challenged all winter long with maintaining safe walking surfaces for the public. This presentation will discuss how to prevent and manage icy walking surfaces under the responsibility of municipalities and counties, such as sidewalks.

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

  • November 22, 2022November 23, 2022
  • 10:00 am–12:00 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.

January 2023

BEAST Lab
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CAIT Seminar Series: BEAST Lab Accelerated Testing

  • January 19, 2023
  • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

UHPC and LMC overlays are being evaluated at Rutgers’ state-of-the-art Bridge Evaluation and Accelerated Structural Testing (BEAST®) facility, where a full-scale bridge (50 ft. simply-supported span) is being subjected to simulated highway truck traffic and environmental loading.

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

  • January 20, 2023
  • 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.

February 2023

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The Safety Challenge

  • February 2, 2023
  • 11:00 am–12:00 pm

The Safety Challenge is an effort to highlight the current problem and develop strategic opportunities to improve our safety record in the construction industry. The goal is to dramatically reduce the number of deaths and injuries over time and make significant and measurable improvements to our safety record.

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • February 21, 2023February 23, 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.

Event

Developing the CAV Living Lab at CAIT's DataCity Smart Mobility Testing Ground

  • February 23, 2023
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

The DataCity Smart Mobility Testing Ground is a 2.4-mile multi-modal corridor "living laboratory" in downtown New Brunswick, NJ, for collecting multi-modal smart-mobility data that will help the region improve safety, congestion, and equity in its transportation systems, while also establishing NJ as a hub for CAV R&D.

March 2023

nighttime work zone with police and traffic
Training

CAIT - Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • March 2, 2023
  • 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.

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Event

Celebrating International Women’s Day and Women Leaders in Transportation Research

  • March 8, 2023
  • 2:00 pm–3:20 pm

Throughout history, how we think about and use transportation as it exists today has been shaped by innovative women leaders. On International Women’s Day, CAIT will take the time to highlight some of these women leaders in transportation research here at the Center and their recent work.

Training

NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders (Webinar)

  • March 16, 2023
  • 8:00 am–12:00 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.

NJLTAP - Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes (Webinar)

  • March 29, 2023March 31, 2023
  • 1:00 pm–3:00 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.

May 2023

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Training

NJLTAP - An Introduction to Local Road Safety Plans for Small Communities (Webinar)

  • May 24, 2023
  • 11:00 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.

June 2023

nighttime work zone with police and traffic
Training

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

  • June 1, 2023
  • 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.

Training

NJLTAP - NJDEP Clean Communities Update (Webinar)

  • June 22, 2023
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Executive Director Joann Gemenden will provide an update on the New Jersey Clean Communities program, a statewide, comprehensive, litter-abatement program created by the passage of the Clean Communities Act in 1986.

Training

NJDHTS - Work Zone Safety Train-the-Trainer for Police (Webinar)

  • June 27, 2023June 29, 2023
  • 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.

August 2023

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

  • August 31, 2023September 1, 2023
  • 10:00 am–12:00 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.

September 2023

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Training

NJLTAP- Work Zone Safety Awareness for Road Departments (Webinar)

  • September 6, 2023
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

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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Training

CAIT - Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • September 7, 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.

Training

NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders (Webinar)

  • September 13, 2023
  • 8:00 am–12:00 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.

nighttime work zone with police and traffic
Training

CAIT - Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • September 28, 2023
  • 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.

October 2023

NJLTAP - Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes (Webinar)

  • October 3, 2023October 5, 2023
  • 10:00 am–12:00 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.

Training

NJLTAP - Conducting Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity Inspections (Webinar)

  • October 12, 2023October 13, 2023
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

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 - Traffic Calming (Webinar)

  • October 18, 2023October 19, 2023
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

Do you need to know when, where, and how to place things such as speed bumps or signage to slow down traffic on your local roadways? Traffic calming uses physical design and other measures to improve safety for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.

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