CALTAP NEWS & EVENTS: April 24, 2024

Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Program Cycle 12 Info Webinar

It's that time again! A call for local safety projects will be announced in the first part of May, so please join the Local Safety Team at Caltrans Division of Local Assistance (DLA) and FHWA as they kick-off HSIP Cycle 12.

FREE WEBINAR: May 21, 2024, 9:00AM - 11:00AM PT

This webinar is intended to help local & tribal agencies find out what’s new, how much funding will be available to each applicant, and any other updates you'll need to know to apply and submit a successful application.

Find out more and register to attend

Public Speaking for Technical Professionals

The National Center for Rural Road Safety (NCRRS) and NLTAPA Safety Work Group are co-hosting a FREE, 1-hour online webinar entitled Instantly Improve Public Speaking for Technical Professionals.

FREE WEBINAR: April 29th, 2024, 10 – 11am (PT)

Join Kevin Elliott to learn why we're afraid to speak in public, the most common public speaking mistakes, and some simple (and unexpected) tips to avoid those mistakes and improve your public speaking instantly.

Find out more and register now to attend

Build a Better Mousetrap 2024

Help us showcase local agency innovation by participating in this year's Build a Better Mousetrap statewide competition.

CALTAP and Caltrans encourage our state and local agency partners to submit an online application describing how your team has produced an innovative solution to an everyday challenge faced by similar local, rural, or tribal transportation professionals.

Check-out California's 2023 National Winner

Entering is easy, painless, and may result in national acclaim ... or will at least help other agencies share the benefits of your ingenuity. Plus, winning entries will be forwarded on to FHWA's national competition in July.

Learn more and enter now to win!

Caltrans Federal Grants 101:

How to Create Competitive

Federal Grant Applications

Learn how to connect with Caltrans and hear from successful California

grant applicants on their development process, best practices, and how they formed meaningful cross-agency partnerships.

FREE WEBINAR: May 9th, 2024, 10 – 11:30am (PT)

Topics & Presenters:

• Federal Grants 101 Series Kickoff

Nicole Longoria, Caltrans Federal Liaison

• Partnership Opportunities with Caltrans

Gustavo Alfaro, Caltrans Strategic Investment Planning

• Successful Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Partnership Application

Andrew Quinn, Caltrans Roadway Pricing

Sabrina Bradbury, California Association of Councils of Governments

• Successful Safe Streets & Roads for All Application

Stephen Luther, Humboldt County Association of Governments

• Successful Advanced Transportation Tech & Innovation Application

Benjamin Bressette, Caltrans Innovation

Find out more and register to attend

FWHA WEBINAR: Strategic Workforce

Development with Tribal Communities

To address the shortage of qualified workers in the transportation construction industry, FHWA's Strategic Workforce Development (SWD) program looks to increase the capacity and capability of the highway construction workforce through partnerships with industry, academia, and local governments.

FREE WEBINAR: April 25th, 2024, 10 – 11:30am (PT)

Join this Innovation Exchange Webinar to learn more about SWD and how WisDOT initiatives helped develop a tribal transportation workforce through its partnership with the Tribal Labor Advisory Committee (TLAC).

Find out more here to attend!

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New Updates Released

As more CALTAP site features get released, know that we'll be bringing you new resource collections to simplify your search for eligible funding, online presentations and webinars, and on-demand recorded trainings.

Also be sure to checkout our online training and events calendars, where you'll find upcoming classes, conference, and webinars by event date. Most are free of charge and support online attendance.

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local agency training, news, and event needs

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