Technology Exchange

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Technology Exchange is published quarterly by the Louisiana Transportation Research Center. It is the newsletter of the Louisiana Local Technical Assistance Program. Any findings, conclusions, or recommendations presented in this newsletter are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of LSU, DOTD, or FHWA.

 

Click on the Volume title below to view past issues.

Volume 31, Number 3 (Fall 2019)

  • Marie Walsh Retires as LTAP Director
  • Work Zone Class Wrap-up
  • PED-01 Standard Plan on Pedestrian Facilities
  • Disaster Preparedness Video for Elected Officials
  • NLTAPA Highlights
  • EDC-5 Innovation: Crowdsourcing
  • Innovation Exchange Webinars
  • STIC Projects
  • Leadership Spotlight: Sarah Edel
  • LTAP's Basic Suprevision Classes: Coming this Fall
  • LRSP Call for Projects
  • FHWA Shares Video Series
  • LTAP on the Geaux
  • Training Campaigns
  • Partner Campaigns and Conferences

 

Volume 31, Number 2 (Summer 2019)

  • Pavement Preservation Podium Part 4
  • Diretor's Corner
  • New Training Coordinator
  • LPESA Spring Conference
  • Local Bridge Rating Compliance
  • Local Innovations Recognized
  • MS4 Conference
  • LRSP News
  • Acadiana Planning Commission Receives NADO Award
  • TC3 Resources
  • Leadership Spotlight: Tommy Durrett
  • LTAP in Action
  • Upcoming Campaigns

 

Volume 31, Number 1 (Spring 2019)

  • MUTCD Compliance Date for Curve Warnings Looms Large
  • LTAP Director's Corner
  • Destination Zero Deaths
  • APWA Equipment ROADeo
  • LPESA Spring Conference
  • LTAP Staff Updates
  • Build a Better Mousetrap
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • LRSP Updates
  • LPESA Leadership
  • Leadership Spotlight
  • LTAP in Action
  • Upcoming Campaigns

 

Volume 30, Number 4 (Winter 2018)

  • Pavement Preservation
  • LPESA Fall Conference
  • Roads Scholar Graduation
  • NLTAPA Conferece
  • Build a Better Mousetrap
  • Federal Funding Programs
  • Local Road Safety Plans
  • Leadership Spotlight
  • Intersection Basics
  • On-Ramp to Innovation
  • LRSP News
  • LA Watershed Initiative
  • Isle de Jean Charles
  • LTAP in Action
  • Walsh Receives WTS Award

 

Volume 30, Number 3 (Summer 2018)

  • Pavement Preservation
  • Transportation Asset Management
  • Crash Data Workshop
  • Tailgate Talks
  • Class and Conference Updates

 

Volume 30, Number 2 (Spring 2018)

  • Pavement Preservation
  • Build a Better Mousetrap
  • Disaster Planning and Response
  • APWA Officer Installation
  • Police Jury Association & Parish Engineers
  • Roads Scholar Graduates
  • Tractor Mower Safety

 

Volume 30, Number 1

  • Retro-reflections from The Road to Better Signing
  • Proven Safety Countermeasures
  • National LTAP/TTAP Conference
  • Future Plans for Future Storms
  • Off-Road Driving Safety
  • Women in Transportation
  • Mower Tractor Safety Course
  • LPESA Fall Conference

 

Volume 29, Number 4

  • Transportation Asset Management
  • Road Damage Documentation
  • LPESA Spring Meeting
  • National  Public Works Week
  • LPA Resources
  • Renewed Focus on Innovation
  • Every Day Counts 4 Initiatives
  • Five Questions
  • ADA Compliance
  • Comprehensive Local Road Inventory Data
  • Chainsaw Safety

 

Volume 29, Number 3

  • 30 Years of LTRC & LTAP
  • Welcome Leo Maretta
  • Roads Scholar #3
  • Improved LRSP Process Debuts
  • LTAP Spring Calendar
  • Every Day Counts
  • LPESA Spring Conference
  • Fall 2016 Class Reviews
  • LA APWA Receives Award
  • Work Zone Safety Awareness
  • Roads Scholar #10
  • Chainsaw Safety Class Returns

 

Volume 29, Number 2

  •     Basic Sign Requirements from the MUTCD - by the Numbers!
  •     National Public Works Week
  •     Resources Available
  •     Work Zone Awareness
  •     LPESA Spring Conference
  •     Statewide Flood Control Program
  •     Click It or Ticket
  •     DOTD's ADA Transition Plan

 

Volume 29, Number 1

  •     Bridging the Gaps
  •     2015 Roads Scholar Wrap Up
  •     Bridge Rating News
  •     LPA 3-Day Workshop
  •     Complete Streets Peer Exchange
  •     Using GIS and Google Earth to Report Flood Damage to FEMA
  •     Chainsaw Safety Training
  •     FHWA Safety Countermeasures

 

Volume 28, Number 4

  •     Bridge Inspection Classes
  •     LRSP Peer Exchange
  •     Temporary Traffic Control for Local Agencies
  •     GRS-IBS Showcase
  •     LPESA Fall Meeting
  •     New Gravel Roads Guide
  •     Complete Streets Peer Exchange
  •     Louisiana's New Dig Law

 

Volume 28, Number 3

  •     NACE 2014
  •     National Public Works Week
  •     Tractor/Mower Safety
  •     Chainsaw Safety
  •     Creating a Safe Work Environment
  •     Safety Campaigns Hit Home at LSU
  •     Capital Region Transportation Safety Plan
  •     Asset Management Pilot Project
  •     Distracted Driving & Fatalities
  •     OSHA Heat Safety Campaign

 

Volume 28, Number 2

  •     NACE 2014
  •     Transportation Safeety Summit
  •     LPA Course Updates
  •     APWA Training
  •     Transportation Asset Management
  •     Operation Lifesaver
  •     Hurricane Preparedness
  •     Presentation Skills
  •     Healthy Highways
  •     Cost Effective Data Collection

 

Volume 28, Number 1

  •     November Click It or Ticket
  •     NACE 2014
  •     Basic Supervisory Skills
  •     LPA Course Updates
  •     Distracted Driving
  •     LRSP
  •     John F. Exnicios Award
  •     ATSSA Training
  •     APWA Opportunities
  •     UNOTI Growth Management Project
  •     LoTrans 2013

 

Volume 27, Number 4

  •     Required Training for Federally Funded Transportation Project Personnel
  •     NACE 2014
  •     Mentoring & Developing Employees
  •     LTAP Staff Updates
  •     Sign Installation Course
  •     MUTCD Update
  •     LTAP Recognized for Achievement in Customer Service

 

Volume 27, Number 3

  •     LTAP Fall Classes Provide Hands-On Opportunities for Local Agency Employees
  •     DOTD Railroad Grade Crossing Closure Initiative
  •     FHWA Announces Every Day Counts Round 2 Topics
  •     Regional Safety Coalition Holds Summit
  •     NACE 2014 Planning Efforts Continue
  •     LPESA Fall Conference Features Multi-Faceted Program
  •     LTAP Staff Attends National Conference
  •     Louisiana Historic Bridge Inventory Underway
  •     LTAP Steering Comittee Meets
  •     LPA Qualification Core Training Provided in Ten Locations Statewide
  •     What Can APWA Do for You?
  •     Partnership Provides Impaired Driver Classes

 

Volume 27, Number 2

  •     LRSP Expands Its Efforts through Regional Safety Coalitions
  •     LTAP Spring Course Offering a Huge Success
  •     Local Public Agency Qualification and Training Program: Pilot Class to be Offered
  •     Local Agency Sessions to be Included in 2013 LTC
  •     LPESA Holds Spring Meeting and Conference
  •     NACE 2014 Planning Efforts Underway
  •     OSHA Kicks Off Summer Safety Campaign
  •     LTAP Creativity Session a Hit
  •     Update on Retroreflectivity Requirements

 

Volume 27, Number 1

  •     LTAP Celebrates 25 Years
  •     Complying with New Retroreflectivity Standards for Roadway Signs
  •     Local Public Agency Programs Undergo Changes
  •     LTAP Participates in EDC
  •     LPESA to Host 2014 NACE Conference
  •     DOTD Initiates Update of Local Road Inventory with LTAP Assistance

 

Volume 26, Number 2

  •     Going, Going...Let's Hope It's Not Gone
  •     Local Agency Asset Management Implementation in Louisiana
  •     Staffing Changes Bring New Faces to LTAP
  •     Railroad Safety is Important to Everyone
  •     Tailgate Safety Talk: Seven Common Accident Causes
  •     6th Annual Smart Growth Summit Held in Baton Rouge
  •     LPESA Fall Conference Focuses on Pavement Preservation
  •     LTAP Honors David McFarland's Retirement

 

Volume 26, Number 1

  •     The Safety Edge: A Pavement Edge Drop-Off Treatment
  •     National Work Zone Awareness Week April 4-8, 2011
  •     Roadside Vegetation Management
  •     APWA National President Swears in New Chapter Officers
  •     Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020
  •     LTAP Regional Meeting Highlights Safety
  •     Baton Rouge Mayor President to Speak at APWA Meeting

 

Volume 25, Number 1

  •     New Look and Easier Access to LTAP
  •     Sign Inventory Deadline
  •     La. Traffic Engineering 101
  •     NHI Resources for Training
  •     Time Out For Professional Development
  •     Speed Management Issues
  •     FHA: Every Day Counts
  •     LTAP Center Staff News

 

Volume 24, Number 4

  •     Sustainability Conference
  •     Reducing Roadway Departures
  •     Seatbelt Programs
  •     Culvert Workshop Recap

 

Volume 24, Number 3

  •     Sustainability Workshop
  •     Can You See Me Now?
  •     Right of Way Acquisition
  •     Environmental Conference

 

Volume 24, Number 2

  •     Correct, Protect, Warn
  •     Off-System Bridge Updates
  •     Ladder Safety
  •     LPESA Spring Conference Highlights

 

Volume 24, Number 1

  •     LTAP Joins New Core Safety Coalition
  •     Construction Inspection Workshop Recap
  •     Work Zone Safety Week Information
  •     Public Works Week

 

Volume 23, Number 4

  •     Local Road Safety Program Update
  •     ASTM - A New Generation of Asphalt
  •     LA Receives Federal Funds for Road Safety
  •     New LADOTD EDSM for Roadway Medians

 

Volume 23, Number 3

  •     Introduction to Crack Sealing
  •     Local Road Safety Program Update
  •     TIMED Program
  •     Combating Drunk Driving

 

Volume 23, Number 2

  •     Transportation Asset Management
  •     Work Zone Safety Week
  •     Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season
  •     Protecting Workers from Heat

 

Volume 23, Number 1

  •     More Miles in Roads
  •     When to Pave Gravel Roads
  •     Natural Drainage Systems
  •     New LTAP Publications

 

Volume 22, Number 4

  •     State of LPESA
  •     Speed Management System
  •     Roundabouts: Tool for Safety?
  •     Managing Pavement Edge Drop-Offs
  •     Phase II Stormwater Permits to Renew
  •     Work Order System for Road Maintenance

 

Volume 22, Number 3:

  •     LPESA Spring Conference
  •     Moving LPESA Forward
  •     Managing Nonpoint Sources of Pollution
  •     Conference Session Summaries
  •     Outside Employment for the Public Servant
  •     LaHouse Tour

 

Volume 22, Number 2:

  •     APWA Update
  •     LPESA Scholarship Awarded
  •     Keep Louisiana Beautiful
  •     Trenchless Rehabilitation for Culverts
  •     Keeping Your Bridge Deck Free of Debris
  •     Louisiana Strategic Highway Safety Plan

 

Volume 22, Number 1:

  •     New Workshops and Updated Roads Scholar Classes
  •     Local Road Safety Program
  •     Looking Back at 2006
  •     LRSP Eligible Project Listing
  •     NIMS Compliance
  •     “Drive Safe Louisiana” Public Service Announcement

 

Volume 21, Number 3:

  •     LPESA Fall Conference
  •     Operation Lifesaver Annual High School Speech Contest
  •     Louisiana State Uniform Construction Codes
  •     A Sign of the Times
  •     Highway-Rail Safety Highlighted
  •     Controlling Roadside Invasive Species

 

Volume 21, Number 2:

  •     Local Road Safety Program Kicks Off
  •     LPESA Spring Conference
  •     To Track or Not to Track: HMA Tack Coats
  •     Safety on the Job
  •     Conversion of Signals to LED Technology
  •     Job Challenge Program Trains Future Heavy
  •     Equipment Operators and Other Public Works Employees

 

Volume 21, Number 1:

  •     Operational Safety for Public Works Responders
  •     Basic Maintenance Leveling and Grade Preparation
  •     Work Zone Safety Week
  •     Accelerating Concrete Admixtures
  •     Chain Saw Training
  •     Public Works Response to the Storms of 2005
  •     APWA Represents Members at National Hurricane Response Review

 

Volume 20, Number 3:

  •     Katrina and Rita Blow through Louisiana
  •     Building and Maintaining Better Roads
  •     2006 LA Transportation Engineering Conference Postponed
  •     Louisiana’s New Local Road Safety Program
  •     A Safer Surface: Open-Graded Friction Course
  •     Planning Tools: A Decision-Making Grid
  •     Know Your Roads
  •     A Digital World of Pavements

 

Volume 20, Number 2:

  •     Railroad Crossing Safety
  •     Pipe Installation Workshops Held Statewide
  •     LPESA Spring Meeting
  •     Drive Safely Work Week: October 3-7, 2005
  •     Elderly Drivers: Baby Boomers Mature
  •     Back to Basics: Spotting the Problem First
  •     Getting the Word Out

 

Volume 20, Number 1:

  •     Benefits of Access Management
  •     Work Zone Safety is Everyone’s Concern
  •     10 Tips for Driving Safely in Work Zones
  •     Signs and Pavement Markings
  •     TTEC Construction Underway
  •     Customer Service Matters
  •     7 Easy Steps to Turn a Complaint into an Opportunity

 

Volume 19, Number 4:

  •     LA LTAP in 2005: New Classes and Programs!!
  •     LTAP Is at Your Service
  •     Traffic Help for Small Towns and Parishes
  •     Louisiana’s LTAP National Program, Local Focus
  •     More Free Learning Opportunities:
  •     Click, Listen & Learn
  •     National Public Works Week: May 15 - 21, 2005
  •     It’s Not Too Early to Plan!
  •     Drainage: The Key to Roads That Last Roads Scholar #3
  •     Traffic Safety Summit and Local Road Safety Workshop

 

 

 

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