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    • Register NOW for Spring Roads Scholar classes. RS-5, RS-6, RS-7, RS-8, and RS-11 are now open for registration.
    • Preventive Maintenance for Roadway Surfaces is set for April 27 and 28 at Eagle Crest Resort. More info here. 
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THE T2 CENTER NEWSLETTER 

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The Winter 2015/2016 Oregon Roads newsletter is now available. Read about the Flood Cleanup Safety, Roads Scholar Level 2, multiple Winter Maintenance topics, available resources and webinars, upcoming trainings, and much more.
Don't forget that our newsletter is now paperless. To receive the Oregon Roads Newsletter, send us your contact information using the link below.
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THE T2 LENDING LIBRARY

Need a boost in your training program? Out of ideas? We have a well stocked library of training and safety videos on a wide range of subjects. All public agencies in Oregon are welcome to use this free service; your only cost is for postage to return borrowed items. Visit our lending library page for more information. 

NEW, FREE PUBLICATIONS

We will gladly send you any (or all) of these publications -- for free! Just complete this quick form, and we'll get them right in the mail.

Living On Shaky Ground: How to Survive Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Oregon
This 24-page publication will help readers to prepare for earthquakes and tsunamis in Oregon. It explains how to prepare for, survive, and recover from them. It also describes what we can do today to save lives, reduce injuries, and minimize damage. An ideal reference for road maintenance first responders to help them get their families prepared, so they can better help their communities when the time comes.

Order hardcopies from the T2 Center or reproduce your own from this pdf file.   

Traffic Engineering and Highway Safety Bulletin: Intersection Control
This publication, produced by the Department of the Army’s Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Transportation Engineering Agency, outlines appropriate uses of various intersection control devices, such as STOP, YIELD, Multiway stop control, signals, or no control.

Order hardcopies from the T2 Center or reproduce your own from this pdf file.


Intersection Safety: A Manual for Local Rural Road Owners
One of the most pressing traffic safety issues on local roads is intersection safety. Many local rural intersections lack suitable design standards, delineation, and signing that may be provided on higher volume roadways. Many were not officially designed, but rather "evolved" over time to their current geometric configuration.
 
Spiral-bound hardcopies available from the T2 Center or pdf file available here for download.

 

 

 

Roadway Departure Safety: A Manual for Local Rural Road Owners

Local rural roads vary from two-lane paved highways to gravel or dirt roads in mountainous, forest, or tribal areas. A portion of these roadways lack basic signing, pavement markings, and appropriate alignment and delineation features. In many cases local agencies have no plans for improvements due to factors such as funding, low traffic volumes, or topographical challenges.
This booklet provides local road practitioners with relevant information to reduce roadway departure crashes on the roadway network.

This booklet provides local road practitioners with relevant information to reduce roadway departure crashes on the roadway network. Spiral-bound hardcopies available from the T2 Center or pdf file available here for download.
 
Roadway Safety Information Analysis: A Manual for Local Rural Road Owners
This booklet was developed to provide processes and examples for typical information needs and analyses local practitioners can use to help improve the safety of local rural roads. Its purpose is to acquaint local practitioners – regardless of background or experience level – with the information sources, calculations, tools, and methods to make data-supported decisions regarding local rural road safety.
 
Spiral-bound hardcopies available from the T2 Center or pdf file available here for download.
 
QUESTIONS? Contact us! (503) 986-2855 or by email

PARTNERSHIP TRAINING

Scholarships for tuition to Oregon APWA training events are available! Click here for more information about the APWA scholarship program and requirements or contact the Oregon APWA at (541) 994-3201 or by email for scholarship requirements and requests.
 
Sign up now for the following program:
April 27 - 28, 2016
Redmond

FREE WORKPLACE TRAINING 

Did you know that the T2 Center offers free training to public agencies and their crew on the following topics? 

  • - Public Agency Work Zone Traffic Control (Flagging)
  • - Defensive Driving
  • - Safe Forklift Operation (refresher)
  • - Forklift Operator Training (initial certification)
  • - HazMat Awareness
  • - Sleep Deprivation
  • - Work Zone Integrity
  • - Pre-trip Inspection
  • - Equipment Tie-down
  • - Drug and Alcohol Awareness for CDL Holders
  • - Drug and Alcohol Awareness for Supervisors
  • - Emergency Bridge Assessment
  • - Hearing Protection
We will bring them right to your agency and supply all of the class materials. All you have to do is have the required minimum number of people for the class and a place to hold it.

Click here to view course descriptions on the Circuit Rider classes offered. Click on Training Calendar to view current classes scheduled. 

If you do not have enough people to fill a class, you may be able to join in on one being hosted by another agency or host one yourself and we can advertise the class in order to fill it.
 
Call us at (503) 986-2855 to schedule a class.