The Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (Iowa LTAP) is dedicated to providing technical and management assistance to Iowa's local governments through a variety of programs and resources.

 

Public Employees Leadership Institute

The Public Employees Leadership Institute is designed to create better leaders and supervisors for public agencies. On-demand training modules are available through the Iowa State University Extension program.

Technology News

Iowa LTAP's quarterly newsletter Technology News is an important venue for exchanging transportation-related information with local agencies. Subscriptions are free. To subscribe, complete this online form.

Stan Ring Memorial Library

The Stan Ring Memorial Library carries over 2,000 transportation training materials in a variety of formats that users may order online.

Safety Circuit Rider

Iowa's Safety Circuit Rider program presents transportation safety-related workshops and offers suggestions for improving roadway safety.

Local Roads Safety Liaison

The Local Roads Safety Liaison provides consultation and training on crash-data tools and demonstrates state-of-the-art techniques for making data-based safety improvements.

Statewide Multi-Disciplinary Safety Team Program

Iowa's MDST Program facilitates the development and operations of local multi-discipline safety teams to help identify and resolve local crash causes and enhance local crash response practices. Its mission is to improve traffic safety in Iowa through local coordinated multidisciplinary efforts built on trusted relationships.

Design Length of Steel H-Piles

This training class focuses on designing the length of steel H-piles needed for standard bridge designs in Iowa.

Other Training Opportunities
Unpaved Road Safety

November 30, National Center for Rural Road Safety

This webinar will provide an overview of safety concerns and potential solutions on unpaved roads.

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Roadside Hardware: Inventory Methods, Evaluation, and In-Service Inspections

December 7, FHWA Office of Safety

The FHWA Office of Safety's Safety Design team is hosting this webinar to share information on their program as it relates to roadside hardware inventory methods, evaluation, and in-service inspections.

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The Culture of The Swedish Vision Zero

December 12, National Center for Rural Road Safety

Vision Zero describes a road safety approach that focuses on eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries. This webinar will provide an overview of Vision Zero implementation efforts in Sweden.

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Maintenance Training Series: Weather-Related Operations

On-demand training, TC3 group (AASHTO affiliate)

Assists participants with planning and responding effectively to all weather-related operations. Offered at no cost through November 2017.

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Maintenance of Drainage Features for Safety

On-demand training, TC3 group (AASHTO affiliate)

Highlights common roadway drainage problems that can cause unsafe conditions and suggests inspection methods and corrective actions. Offered at no cost through November 2017.

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Managing Critical Path Method (CPM) Schedules

On-demand training, TC3 group (AASHTO affiliate)

Focuses on schedule review and management and explores more advanced concepts related to critical path schedules. Offered at no cost through November 2017.

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