Hello again from the Virginia LTAP Center.  We hope you’re all doing well and wanted to share a host of other training opportunities you might consider while all in classroom workshops have been cancelled.

ADA Self Evaluation
Our friends at the New Jersey LTAP have shared this video training regarding ADA Basic Requirements, Self-Evaluations, and Transition Plans for the Public Right of Way – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWETEi708Rs&feature=youtu.be.

National Highway Institute: FREE Web-Based Training
FREE – We have told you about free web-based trainings from the National Highway Institutes previously.  Follow the link  to search on WBT.  You will see trainings there (where PDHs are usually issued) on topics like crash modification factors, environmental justice, real estate acquisition, culvert hydraulics, use of law enforcement in work zones, pavement preservation, timber bridges, non-destructive bridge inspection, bridge maintenance, hydraulics, scour, asphalt recycling, connected vehicles, and bridge preservation.  Most are free – you just need to register quickly with NHI.

AASHTO Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TC3)  
FREE – We have told you about this one recently also.  AASHTO’s TC3 has an online training library of over 190+ training modules on Maintenance, Construction, Materials, Traffic & Safety, Pavement Preservation, and Employee Development.  FHWA has provided local agencies with FREE access to these online training modules.   This flyer describes how to Login & Promotion Code to receive FREE access to this training, and a Q&A document outlining how to acquire PDHs and Certificates if needed.

American Public Works Association: FREE Click, Listen & Learn
FREE to APWA Members – APWA has three main types of eLearning programs: Webinars, eCourses, and recordings in the Members’ Library.  See the Click, Listen & Learn webinars flyer for more information on those options.

FREE FHWA Innovation Exchange Webinars Live and On Demand: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/clas/training_tools/webinars.aspx.

FREE Tailgate Talks. These short briefing sheets can serve as standalone tailgate talks allowing your supervisors to brief their crews on safety topics:  https://nltapa.org/information-exchange/nltapa-tailgate-talks/.

PublicWorksTraining.com
Started by former LTAP staff exploring methods to bring online training into the fields of transportation and public works.  Topics cover roadway Asset Management, Pavement Condition Evaluation Methods, Pre-Disaster Asset Documentation, Winter Operations, Pavement Markings, Operations Safety, and more.  They’re offering a Cost FREE license until May 30, 2020.

UPCOMING WEBINARS:

Lighting for Pedestrians, New Guidelines for Visibility
Thursday, April 9th, 2020 
11:00 – 12:45 PM (MST)
The FHWA Office of Safety Roadway Departure Team is hosting a FREE webinar focusing on the Lighting for Pedestrians, New Guidelines for Visibility. The webinar will provide content focused on pedestrian lighting applications that include a summary of recent case studies, lighting research, and potential applications associated with Safe Routes to School.  PRE-REGISTER HERE  

FoRRRwD on All Public Roads: Funding and Data to Identify Projects
Thursday, April 16, 2020 
11:00 – 12:30 (MT)
With over 12,000 people dying from rural run-off-road crashes each year, this FHWA EDC-5 initiative encourages agencies to Focus on Reducing Rural Roadway Departures (FoRRRwD).  Webinar topics include: Funding local road safety plans (LRSP); HSIP funds for local agencies, sharing County-DOT success stories with evaluating safety data, identifying projects, and partnering.  This webinar is FREE but advance registration is required, REGISTER HERE.

Work Zone Traffic Control
FREE – From our friends at the Ohio LTAP, Work Zone Traffic Control is a training course via a series of webinars. Work Zone safety is critical for everyone, especially those working along the roadways.
The day-long course will be offered through five different webinars. You must register for each webinar individually using the link below that webinar’s description.  Click here for information and registration!