LTAP classes for local agencies

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Training now available:

Bridge Inventory Coding - BIC (PDF 50KB) - October 5, 6 & 7, 2021 (Virtual Training with GoToWebinar & Microsoft Teams)  2.5 day training from WSDOT Local Programs, 20 hours total.
Training on the requirements for coding bridges contained in the National Bridge Inventory (NBI), with practice using the Washington State Bridge Inventory Report (WSBIS form), as well as manually calculating bridge sufficiency ratings.
Register:  https://fmdata.wsdot.wa.gov/LTAPtraining/registration.php.  For questions, please contact WSDOT Local Agency Bridge Engineer, Sonia Lowry:  LowryS@wsdot.wa.gov

Title VI Basics for LPAs – E-Learning from WSDOT Office of Equal Opportunity.  Self-paced workshop on the Title VI/Nondiscrimination responsibilities of local agencies.  The training provides videos and resources.  A link to request a certificate is at the completion of the training.  https://wsdot.wa.gov/sites/default/files/2021/05/06/TitleVIBasicsforLPAsMay2021eLearning.pdf (PDF 135KB).  For any questions, please contact: TitleVI@wsdot.wa.gov

 

Please see the following online resources for additional training opportunities:

Online Training:

The National Local Technical Assistance Program Association (NLTAPA) of LTAP Centers across the country, have compiled an abundance of resources, and provides the following helpful links for finding a variety of online opportunities:  Calendar of upcoming Webinars (updated daily…just click and register): https://nltapa.org/calendar/;  Training Resources: https://nltapa.org/resources/;  Tailgate Talks- short briefing sheets and training aids on safety topics: https://nltapa.org/information-exchange/nltapa-tailgate-talks/.  

GIS Training Opportunities - through New Mexico LTAP.  https://mailchi.mp/c3cc793e71f9/working-remotely-we-can-help

Florida LTAP’s online training for developing  ADA Basic Requirements, Self Evaluations and Transition Plans for Public Rights of Way.  This video is approximately 23 minutes long, and explains basic ADA requirements for local governments, self evaluation, and developing transition plans.

National Highway Institute (NHI): Web-Based Training - Free training programs such as Evacuation Planning, Work Zones, Maintenance of Traffic, Traffic Incident Management Responder, Bridge Decks, Safety Inspections, and the new Bicycle Facililty Design.  Select your focus under “Choose Program Area Options”.  https://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/course-search

Free Access to AASHTO-TC3 Training (American Assoc. of State Hwy & Transportation Officials - Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council) - FHWA and AASHTO have partnered to provide local and tribal transportation professionals free access to the TC3 library of training. Local and tribal practitioners everywhere will now have 24/7 access to 120 online training modules in construction, maintenance, and materials. https://store.transportation.org/ (Use Promo Code: D5X3-B3D9-52CB-4XCX )

FEMA Courses on Public Works Role in Emergency Management - A collaboration between APWA and FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) led to the creation of four Public Works-centric Free Interactive Web Based Courses:

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

 

More Resources:

American Public Works Association (APWA) – Coronavirus and the Public Works Community

FHWA video promoting Rumble Strips - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2V5-M4-O70E&feature=youtu.be

 

LTAP classes are open to employees of cities, counties, tribes, ports, transit agencies, WSDOT and other state agencies, consultants, contractors, and out-of-state public agencies.

For more information: Contact the LTAP Training Center by email at  LTAPtraining@wsdot.wa.gov