The Alabama Transportation Assistance Program (ATAP), Alabama’s LTAP Center, serves state and local transportation and public works agencies in Alabama through training and technical assistance in the areas of safety, infrastructure management, workforce development, and organizational excellence. ATAP, housed within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Auburn University, leverages the resources of the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Alabama Department of Transportation, and Auburn University. Auburn University has had the privilege of housing the Local Transportation Assistance Program since its inception in 1983.

The Spring 2022 Edition of the new newsletter, Between the Lines, from ATAP is NOW AVAILABLE.

WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS


ATAP offers in-person workshops and live webinars throughout the year on a variety of transportation-related topics. The training resources offered through our program aim to address all aspects of managing streets and highways, from temporary traffic control to permanent solutions.

ONLINE LEARNING


ATAP has recently added the opportunity to learn on-the-go and at your own pace with asynchronous online courses on transportation topics. The online learning platform also features training resources offered by other partner organizations and LTAP centers in the U.S.

ALABAMA TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE


The Alabama Transportation Conference provides an opportunity for professionals to share innovative advances in transportation planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance. The conference typically draws around 900 attendees from federal, state, and local governments, as well as the private sector and academia. The 66th Annual Alabama Transportation Conference will be held on February 8-9, 2023, in Montgomery.

ALABAMA ROAD SAFETY CONFERENCE


The goal of the Alabama Road Safety Conference is to emphasize the implementation of safety processes across all stages of roadway planning, design, and operations through practical guidance specifically geared toward improving road safety. The 9th Annual Alabama Road Safety Conference will be held on October 18-20, 2022, in Gulf Shores.

SAFETY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE


The Safety Technical Assistance for Counties and Cities (STACC) program provides technical support, training, and other activities to Alabama counties and cities to support their efforts to reduce fatalities and injuries on local roads. Examples of STACC services and products include assistance in crash data analysis, determination of horizontal curve signage needs, and a safety video series on ATAP’s YouTube channel.

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY


Pedestrian fatalities have increased by over 50% during the last decade. The Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian for Underserved Communities (STEP-UC) initiative, has developed a model to engage historically underserved communities and empower them to advocate for their pedestrian facility needs. This website provides a suite of resources to implement this approach in your community.

FUNDING GUIDE


The Alabama Transportation Funding Guide contains information pertaining to state and federal programs that provide transportation project funding to local governments and other entities. This information is intended to serve as a guide for preliminary funding searches.

CONTACT US


Alabama Transportation Assistance Program
Alabama’s LTAP Center
202 Ramsay Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
(800)446-0382
atap@auburn.edu

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