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:


Stop Signs and Intersection Traffic Control
Thursday, October 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

Salt and Snow Management
Friday, October 12, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lehighton Borough Building
1 Constitution Avenue
Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 377-4002

Salt and Snow Management
Thursday, October 25, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wayne County Emergency Management Agency
43 Volunteer Drive
Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-5970

Speed Limits and Speed Management
Thursday, November 8, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Pike County Training Center
135 Pike County Blvd.
Lords Valley, PA 18428
(570) 296-1960

Project Oversight- Monitoring Quality By Asking the Right Questions
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Chestnuthill Township Building
271 Route 715
Brodheadsville, PA 18322
(570) 992-7247

Road Safety Audit
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance
1151 Oak Street
Pittston, PA 18640
(570) 655-5581

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.

LTAP Classes 2014-2018


NEPA GIS staff has created an online GIS story map to display the LTAP classes held between 2014-2018.  It can be viewed here.

Staff Contacts

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

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