Author Archives: Connecticut T2 Center

About Connecticut T2 Center

The Training & Technical Assistance Center at UCONN provides education and technical assistance to members of Connecticut's Transportation and Public Safety Community, including municipal public works directors, street and road maintenance superintendents and staff, city and town engineers, Connecticut Department of Transportation employees, transportation planners and law enforcement professionals serving as legal traffic authorities. We are Connecticut's LTAP Center

2022 Ceremony Honoring T2 Center Program Graduates

On November 17, 2022, the Training & Technical Assistance (T2) Center staff, guests and Connecticut’s top transportation leaders honored 102 professionals who completed one or more of nine different certificate programs in 2022. There were 47 Public Works Academy graduates, … Continue reading

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Safety Matters: Pedestrian Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Pedestrian Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility October is National Pedestrian Safety Month so what better time to remind ourselves that ensuring pedestrian safety on our roadways is everyone’s responsibility. At some point throughout your day you will be a pedestrian, even … Continue reading

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Safety Matters: Learn About the Safety Circuit Rider Team

Learn About the Safety Circuit Rider Team On October 1, 2022, the Safety Circuit Rider (SCR) program will begin a five-year reauthorization. The T2 Center is very pleased to have this opportunity to continue our good work with local Connecticut … Continue reading

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Safety Matters: Speed Display Signs for Speed Management in Urban Communities

Safety Matters: Speed Display Signs for Speed Management in Urban Communities Across the country, speeding remains a problem on every type of roadway and in every type of community. Speed-related crashes often result in serious injuries or fatalities. In 2020, … Continue reading

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Leaders to Watch: Garrett Bolella, City of Norwalk

Garrett Bolella, City of Norwalk Garrett Bolella, P.E., P.T.O.E., Assistant Director of Transportation Services for the City of Norwalk, was named one of the 2022 40 Under 40 by the Fairfield County Business Journal. On June 16, 2022, Garrett was … Continue reading

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Safety Matters: New Equipment Available for Loan – Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer

New Equipment Available for Loan – Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer Pavement marking visibility is an important safety measure for road users. When drivers can adequately see center lines, edge lines, crosswalks and other pavement markings, they can make safe and appropriate … Continue reading

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Four Strategies for Finding Your Voice by Jo Miller

Four Strategies for Finding Your Voice by Jo Miller Originally Published forbes.com, August 18, 2021 When Stephanie Matthews worked as a producer in broadcast news, promoting her expertise and accomplishments was something of a nonissue. Her TV shows, stories, and … Continue reading

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Safety Matters: Safe Streets and Roads for All – Grant Program

Safe Streets and Roads for All – Grant Program On May 16, 2022, The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the application process is now open for communities of all sizes to apply for $1 billion in Fiscal Year … Continue reading

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Signal Spotlight: Greenwich Arch Street Corridor Adaptive Signal Project

Signal Spotlight: Greenwich Arch Street Corridor Adaptive Signal Project In late April, the Town of Greenwich Department of Public Works unveiled the long-awaited Arch Street Corridor Improvement project, which was funded through the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program. … Continue reading

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Leaders to Watch: Gabriella M. Circosta-Cohee, Town of Greenwich

Gabriella M. Circosta-Cohee, Town of Greenwich Gabriella M. Circosta-Cohee, P.E. is a Senior Civil Engineer with the Town of Greenwich Department of Public Works Engineering Division and has more than 20 years of experience working in both the private and … Continue reading

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