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 Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

Upcoming LTAP Courses

These courses are scheduled in our area.

  • Speed Limits and Speed Management: February 14, 8:00-12:00, Bellefonte Borough Building, Bellefonte
  • Work Zone Traffic Control: April 2, 8:00-12:00, Patton Township Building, State College
  • Work Zone Traffic Control: April 3, 8:00-12:00, State College Borough Maintenance Garage, State College
  • Roadside Vegetation Control: April 10, 8:00-3:00, Boggs Township Community Building, Bellefonte
  • Managing Utility Cuts: April 24, 8:00-12:00, Buckhorn Community Fire Company, Bloomsburg
  • ADA Transition Plans and Self Evaluations: May 29, 8:00-12:00, East Buffalo Township Building, Lewisburg
  • Local Road Safety Plans: June 19, 8:00-12:00, Point Township Building, Northumberland
  • Work Zone Traffic Control: July 9, 8:00-12:00, Lock Haven City Hall, Lock Haven
  • Engineering & Traffic Studies: September 5, 8:00-3:00, Patton Township Building, State College
  • Bridge Maintenance & Inspection: September 30, 8:00-3:00, SEDA-COG Office, Lewisburg
  • Project Oversight: October 10, 8:00-12:00, Boggs Township Community Building, Bellefonte

Please check the LTAP website at for classes in other regions.

LTAP Training Needs Survey 

Roads Scholar Program

Roads Scholar training provides an opportunity for municipal employees to be trained by LTAP's professional team in the latest technologies and innovations through a series of workshops conducted at convenient locations throughout the Commonwealth.

The Roads Scholar workshops save municipalities tax dollars by providing up-to-date road and street maintenance information. There is no registration required to begin working toward your certificate. To receive your certificate, complete ten approved courses in a three-year period. It’s that easy! You can track your progress by logging in to your account, using the View My Schedule feature. Just clear out the start date and click on the search button.

News and Events
PennDOT Mandated Flagger Training – Various dates in 2019

This instructor-led Flagger Training will be conducted for individuals who have flagging responsibilities on ANY ROAD OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Others who would benefit from this course include: utility companies working on low volume roads, law enforcement personnel, municipal managers and elected officials (to understand the importance, and for budgeting purposes). This course has been designed to meet the PennDOT Publication 408 flagger training requirements mandated for all flaggers in Pennsylvania. You can find training workshop dates and locations HERE.
PA One Call Workshops

Interested in learning more about excavation safety or how to properly mark your underground lines? Consider registering for no-cost PA One Call programs located in our area. To register, click on the workshop links below.

Locator Workshops: State College (February 13)
Excavator Workshops: Bloomsburg (April 23)

Build a Better Mousetrap Competition – entries due by March 8

Have you or one of your coworkers recently built an innovative gadget or developed an improved way to do a job? If so, now is the time to show off a project your municipality is proud of in the Build a Better Mousetrap Competition. PennDOT is looking for projects that you, your employees, or crew designed and built. It can be anything from the development of tools, equipment modifications, and/or processes that increase safety, reduce cost, improve efficiency, and improve the quality of transportation. To enter the competition, complete the entry form found HERE and
return it by Friday, March 8, 2019. 

SEDA-COG LTAP Update Flyer -- news on spring 2019 LTAP classes, activities, and events.  

SEDA-COG LTAP Annual Report -- accomplishments and recommendations from FY 2017-18 annual report on LTAP activities.