Training is a primary mission of the UMass Transportation Center and a significant component of Center activities. Provided through Baystate Roads, a broad range of transportation training skill levels and associated needs are addressed.
Baystate Roads is the Massachusetts Local Technical Assistance Program, charged with providing technology transfer training to municipal Departments of Public Works across the state. Programs are available to other public employees and private sector consultants. Focus areas include technical, safety, and personal development skills, such as Hot Mix Asphalt, Work Zone Safety, Leadership at All Levels. The Program is also charged with providing technical training opportunities for Department of Transportation staff. This audience also includes groups of varying degrees of technical acumen, including Maintenance staff and Design engineers.
The UMTC Transportation Training Institute is focused on the knowledge development needs of engineering consultants and other transportation professionals. The Institute is developing a list of training needs and delivery approaches, including:
Topics that address:
• New Technologies
• Personnel Development
• Business Skills Development
Programs that allow you to earn:
• Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
• Specialized Certificates
And Training that works around your busy schedule:
• Lunch & Learn Events, because you still need to refuel
• Live internet streaming