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

Safety Matters: Using Speed Display Signs for Speed Management

Using Speed Display Signs for Speed Management Speeding is a problem across the country, on every type of roadway and in every type of community. In an effort to address speed-related crashes on Connecticut’s rural roads, in coordination with the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Safety Matters: Using Speed Display Signs for Speed Management

Signal Spotlight: Traffic Signal Liability Considerations

Signal Spotlight: Traffic Signal Liability Considerations Traffic signals are a vital component of Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure, providing efficient travel within towns and cities and throughout the state. Motorists rely on traffic signals to assign the right of way in a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Signal Spotlight: Traffic Signal Liability Considerations

The Right Tool for the Right Job!

The Right Tool for the Right Job! “Use the right tool for the job” is common-sense advice that applies to a wide range of situations. Your employees are only as good as the tools you provide for them to effectively … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Right Tool for the Right Job!

Safety Matters: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: Don’t Be in the Dark

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: Don’t Be in the Dark The “joys” of winter can be debated – are the holidays enjoyable or stressful; is snow fun or a hassle; are you a cold-weather fan or counting the days until summer? … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Safety Matters: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: Don’t Be in the Dark

Moving Forward with Training Amidst a Pandemic

Moving Forward with Training Amidst a Pandemic 2020 started out strong for the T2 Training Programs.  We had an aggressive plan to provide a year full of learning opportunities for Connecticut’s transportation workforce and a project in the works to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Moving Forward with Training Amidst a Pandemic

Signal Spotlight: Adapt, Abide and Persist

Signal Spotlight: Adapt, Abide and Persist This year has been one for the books! We’ve all been forced to adapt, abide, and persist. Public works employees faced new social distancing guidelines that changed the way they work and responded to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Signal Spotlight: Adapt, Abide and Persist

2020: A Year Where Safety Matters Everywhere

2020: A Year Where Safety Matters Everywhere As 2020 wraps up, it seems fitting to take a look back at this extraordinary year and focus on some of the positives. When the year started, I was excited to dive further … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2020: A Year Where Safety Matters Everywhere

Signal Spotlight: Connected Snowplows Coming to Connecticut

Signal Spotlight: Connected Snowplows Coming to Connecticut The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has two projects planned for the Berlin Turnpike corridor in Newington, Connecticut to replace outdated traffic signal equipment, install an adaptive signal control system with automated traffic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Signal Spotlight: Connected Snowplows Coming to Connecticut

Safety Matters: Local Road Safety Plans

Local Road Safety Plans Keeping people safe on our roadways is an important responsibility that we all share. Roadway user, government employee, public official – whatever our role, with it comes that responsibility to do all we can to ensure … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Safety Matters: Local Road Safety Plans

New T2 Training Program: Traffic Signal Technician Certificate Program

New T2 Training Program: Traffic Signal Technician Certificate Program The T2 Center will soon add a Traffic Signal Technician Certificate Program to its list of offerings. The program consists of a series of workshops designed to provide Connecticut’s municipal traffic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on New T2 Training Program: Traffic Signal Technician Certificate Program