Highway Construction Training Program Grant

FHWA has announced a new grant program to fund existing Highway Construction Workforce Partnerships (HCWP) and establish new programs to identify, train, place, and retain individuals into highway construction jobs.

Attend the HTCP grant webinar on May 2nd, 11am-1pm PT

(no registration required, Zoom link here)

$4.2M in grant funds will be made available through the Highway Construction Training Program (HCTP), with awards reaching $300K each. HCTP grants are intended to supplement existing Strategic Workforce Development program activities and augment efforts to establish new programs.

Find our more and apply here


Amendment to SS4A FY2024 NOFO

On April 16, 2024, the USDOT published an amendment to the FY24 Safe Streets & Roads for All (SS4A) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

The amended NOFO:

  • Increases implementation funding limit
  • Clarifies post-deadline award procedure
  • Waives up to $200K in match for certain U.S. territories
  • Disallows unsuccessful IG applicants to apply for P&D Grants
  • Encourages bundling P&D activities into IG applications
  • Moves deadline for technical Q&A to April 24

Find out more about this important update!


Help Re-Envision California's ATRC

The ATRC team is asking for your input as to how they can best support active transportation efforts in communities of all sizes and types in California.

Please help by completing this survey by April 30, 2024

The ATRC’s mission is to provide resources, technical assistance, and training to transportation partners across California to increase the opportunity for the success of active transportation projects. The ATRC is funded by an Active Transportation Program (ATP) grant and is administered by Caltrans. The ATRC utilizes a combination of subject matter experts from state agencies, universities, and consultants to support ATP applicants, ATP recipients, and others working to improve active transportation across the state.

To learn more visit the ATRC website


FHWA Road Weather Spotlight

The FHWA Office of Operations is collaborating with the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) to host a bi-monthly webinar series on road weather management.

Free webinar: May 1st, 2024, 10 – 11am (PT)

Called the Road Weather Spotlight Series, these webinars align with the mission of FHWA's Road Weather Management Program (RWMP) to inform stakeholders and improve highway road weather operations. Please join this second installment titled Mitigating & Managing Low-Visibility Events.

Find out more and register now to attend


Build a Better Mousetrap w/ APWA

The APWA Sacramento Chapter, Caltrans DLA, and CALTAP invite you to join this free online lunch ‘n learn, designed to celebrate the innovation of our local public agency professionals and their teams.

FREE Webinar: Tuesday April 23rd, 2024, 11:45am – 12:45pm PT

  • Curious how local agency innovations can make painful tasks easier? 
  • Did you know BABM is both a statewide and national competition?  
  • Is your team innovation receiving the recognition they deserve? 
  • Interested in having APWA share your project achievements?

Join us April 23rd for the 2024 Build a Better Mousetrap Competition & American Public Works Sacramento Chapter Awards to find out!

LAST CHANCE: Register now to attend!


Caltrans Local Assistance Day

Caltrans DLA invites you to join its Local Assistance Day statewide webinar this February 27th, a quarterly event meant to inform RTPAs, MPOs, local agencies, and other interested transportation parties.

FREE Webinar: May 8th, 2024, 8:30am – 12:30pm PT

Local Assistance Day presenters cover a range of agency-relevant subjects that include information sharing, local project delivery policies, processes, and procedures, and facilitate peer-sharing of best practices.

Topics Planned for May 8th:

  • Value Engineering Analysis
  • Right of Way LAPM Revisions: Exhibit 13-A & Cert Review Process
  • Highway Safety Improvement Program Requirements for Cycle 12
  • Division of Local Assistance – Upcoming Office Hours & Webinar

Don't miss out ... register now to attend!

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