Local Assistance Division
Materials Webinar – March 19, 2015
Federal-aid Essentials for Local Public Agencies
Local public agencies now have a centralized hub for guidance, policies, procedures, and best practices for administering federal-aid projects.
FHWA worked with state and local partners to create a library of videos covering key aspects of the project development and delivery process to help local governments get the information they need about the Federal-Aid Highway Program.
The video library is accessible from any computer or mobile device with Internet access.
The videos each focus on a single topic, are all less than 10 minutes long.
See them at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/federal-aidessentials/
Locally Administered Projects Core Curriculum
- Introducing Highway Federal-Aid
- Introduction to NEPA and Transportation Decision-Making
- Real Estate Acquisition Under the Uniform Act: An Overview
Local Technical Assistance Program
The Virginia Local Technical Assistance Program also known as the Transportation Training Academy, provides technical workshops, seminars, and short courses in the various transportation related topics. These courses are available to local government staff at a minimal charge. The schedule of upcoming workshops and information on registration are available on their website at Center for Transportation Studies Workshops.
VDOT Project Coordinator Training Program
The Local Assistance Division with Assistance from the Local Partnership Team has prepared a short course that provides VDOT Project Coordinators with an overview of PC roles and responsibilities and the LAP Program. This training was provided to VDOT staff in the fall of 2011 and is available for download here. (4.6MB)
For Additional Information
Contact Penny Forrest at 804-786-9810 or by e-mail at Penny.Forrest@vdot.virginia.gov