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Local Agency Traffic Safety Academy (LATSA)

What is LATSA?

     The Florida Department of Trasnportation (FDOT) District 7 (D7)
Local Agency Traffic Safety Academy (LATSA) is a free webinar series focused on:

  • Sharing knowledge about traffic safety
  • Discussing new and ongoing safety programs
  • Explaining available funding sources
  • Presenting local best practices,
  • Learning about new safety treatments and technologies
  • Discussing project delivery processes.

These webinars are part of D7’s Highway Safety Improvement Program
to support and enhance local agency safety programs in Florida.

Who Can Attend?

Local agencies and partners, engineers, public works professionals, planners and anyone with an interest in traffic safety.

Professional Development

Registered Professional Engineers: All sessions will be submitted for Professional Development Hours for registered professional engineers in Florida.

Certified Planners: All sessions will be submitted for Certification Maintenance Credit for members of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED 

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LATSA is co-sponsored by the Sun Coast Section of the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association.

Upcoming Webinars

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED 

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Webinars will be held on SELECT Wednesdays at 10:00 AM.
January 6, 2016 “Safe Routes to School (SRTS)” – Sarita Taylor, FDOT Tallahassee Safety Office Complete
February 10, 2016 “Local Use of Force Account” – Larry Taylor, D7 Consultant/Tampa Complete
February 17, 2016 “City of Tampa Roundabouts along 40th Street” – Jean Duncan, PE; Milton Martinez, PE, City of Tampa Complete
March 9, 2016 “Using Volunteered Cycling and Running Data (Strava) to Make Roads Safe and More Convenient for Cyclists” – Shaun Davis & DeWayne Carver, FDOT Tallahassee Safety Office Complete
April 13, 2016 “Roadside Safety – Guardrail Safety for Designer & Guardrail Safety for Installers” – Derwood Sheppard & Richard Stepp, FDOT Tallahassee Roadway Design Complete
May 18, 2016 “Proactive Data Driven Safety Project Selection” – Anthony Chaumont & Kevin Moderie Complete
June 15, 2016 “Road Diets” –  Demian Miller, Tindale Oliver Complete
July 20, 2016 “Discuss NACTO Guides for Urban Bikeway Design; Urban Street Design and Transit Street Design” – Jennifer Bartlett, Tindale Oliver
September 21, 2016 “Applying Safety Data and Analysis to Performance-Based Transportation Planning” – Chimai Ngo, Esther Strawder, & Jim Thorne – FHWA, Washington, D.C.
October 19, 2016 “Innovative At-Grade Intersection Designs” – Mark Doctor, FHWA

LATSA Presentations & Recordings

2016 LATSA

LATSA Recordings
  • FDOT D7 LATSA IV 2016 S01 Florida Safe Routes To School – S Taylor
  • FDOT D7 LATSA IV 2016 S02 Force Account – L Taylor
  • FDOT D7 LATSA IV 2016 S04 Using STRAVA Data to Make Roads Safer – Carver and Davis
  • FDOT D7 LATSA IV 2016 S05 Guardrail Training – Stepp and Sheppard

2015 LATSA

LATSA Recordings
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S01 Understanding Florida Uniform Traffic Crash Report Forms – Butler
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S02 Use and Misuse of Crash Modification Factors – Hagen
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S03 Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Policy Update – Carver
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S04 Integrating Transit and Traffic Ops – Miller
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S05 Design Safety Prompt Lists – Hagen
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S06 Roadway Lighting for Safety – Garrett and Parman
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S07 FDOT D7 Bicycle & Pedestrian Projects & Safety Initiatives – Bond & Lester
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S08 Enhancing Work Zone (MOT) Safety and Mobility
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S09 Florida DOT 2014 Median Handbook – Sokolow
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S10 Engineering and Enforcement Teamwork – Allred and Edmiston
  • FDOT D7 LATSA III 2015 S11 Strategic Highway Safety Plan – Santos

2014 LATSA

LATSA Recordings

  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S01 D7 Safety Summit 2014 – Santos
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S02 5E Approach to Safety – Hagen
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S03 Integrating Transit and Traffic Ops – Miller
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S04 Local FORCE Account – Taylor
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S05 Designing and Operating Intersections for Safety – Hagen
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S06 Crash Data Collection and Analysis – Chaumont
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S07 Signing and Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity – Schertz
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S08 Empirical Bayes Analysis for Safety – Hagen
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S09 Fundamentals of Traffic Control Devices – Lewis Wilhelm Ponnaluri
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S10 Basics of Traffic Signal Operations – Hagen
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S11 Role of the Permitting Process in Enhancing Traffic Safety – Scott
  • FDOT D7 LATSA II S12 Road Safety Audits – Umbs

 

2013 LATSA

LATSA Recordings

  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 01 SHSP – Santos
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 02 Highway Safety Evaluation
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 03 HSM – Santos
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 04 Application and Science of CRF – Hagen
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 05 Application Requirements – Chaumont
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 06 Safety Funding Requirement – Skrelunas
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 07 Project is Feasible – Whats Next – Taylor and Skrelunas
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 08 Benefit Cost and Net Present Value – Chaumont
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 09 Safety Projects and the Local Agency Program (LAP) – Taylor
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 10 Safety Local Agency Project Scheduling – Taylor
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 11 Safety Local Agency Project (LAP) Project Development – Taylor
  • FDOT D7 LATSA Session 12 Keys to Success – Highly Effective Safety Program – Umbs

For questions about the Safety Academy contact:

Dennis K. Filloon
D7 Safety Academy Coordinator 
The Filloon Group, LLC 
Phone: (850) 510-0095 
E-mail: dennis5846@earthlink.net

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Anthony Chaumont, P.E.
Project Manager
Tindale Oliver
Phone: 813-224-8862
E-mail: achaumont@tindaleoliver

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