Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

LTAP-LogoThe Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) has partnered with PennDOT to offer the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) training series in all seven NEPA counties: Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne Counties.

About the LTAP Program

The PennDOT Local Technical Assistance Program has been serving Pennsylvania’s municipalities with transportation road maintenance and safety training since 1983. Services available through LTAP include workshop training, on-site technical assistance, updates on the latest technologies and innovations, field demonstrations, library and information materials, and newsletters. These services are available to all municipalities in the state and are provided at no cost to the users.

Roads Scholar Program:

Offered by the Pennsylvania Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), the Roads Scholar Program provides an opportunity for municipal employees to be trained by LTAP’s professional team in the latest road-related technologies and innovations. The program provides a professional certification to municipal employees and officials who attend 10 (ten) LTAP workshops within a three-year period.

Current courses:


Stormwater Maintenance
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Schuylkill Community Education Council
1-7 West Center Street
Mahanoy City, PA 17948
(570) 773-1270

Traffic Signs Basics
Thursday, April 5, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lackawanna Co. Center for Public Safety
30 Valley View Business Park
Jessup, PA 18434
(570) 961-6700

Curves on Local Roads: Issues and Safety Tools
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Back Mountain Regional EMS Building
3593 State Route 118
Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 675-0636

Stop Signs and Intersection Traffic Control
Thursday, April 12, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Pike County Training Center
135 Pike County Blvd.
Lords Valley, PA 18428
(570) 296-1960

Unpaved and Gravel Roads: Common Maintenance Problems
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Borough of Gordon Municipal Building
324 E. Plane & Otto Streets
Gordon, PA 17936

Equipment and Worker Safety
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wayne County Emergency Management Agency
43 Volunteer Drive
Honesdale, PA 18431


To register, visit http://www.ltap.state.pa.us/ and log on using your username and password. First time users must set up an account by clicking on “Create Account.” For technical assistance when registering, call: 1-800-FOR-LTAP (1-800-367-5827) or contact Kate McMahon, Transportation Services Manager, NEPA Alliance at 570-655-5581.

Staff Contacts

Alan Baranski – Vice President, Transportation Planning Services Division
Kate McMahon – Senior Transportation Services Manager
Annette Ginocchetti – Transportation GIS Specialist
Daniel Yelito – Transportation Services Manager

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