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External and Affiliate Training Resources

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

The FHWA Resource Center offers training and expert assistance in a variety of transportation technical areas. Their training offerings are designed to meet the needs of FHWA Division offices, state Departments of Transportation, metropolitan planning organizations, regional transportation planning organizations, local agencies, as well as other customer segments throughout the United States.

The Resource Center's Technical Service Teams offer tailored workshops, briefings, and seminars, based on customer requirements. In addition, many team members are instructors at courses offered through the National Highway Institute and National Transit Institute. Team members are also available for consultation on an as-needed basis.

For further information on training and expert assistance, please visit the applicable FHWA Resource Center team listed below:

TC3 Curriculum for the Technical Transportation Workforce

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) provides online training and courses geared towards the technical transportation workforce. Training is provided for the following categories:

  • Construction
  • Employee Development
  • Maintenance
  • Materials
  • Pavement Preservation
  • Traffic and Safety

Some training are free for public employees in participating states, including New Mexico. For more information on how to register for these courses, please contact the LTAP Center, or browse a list of available courses online:

TC3 Training Courses

National Highway Institute

The National Highway Institute (NHI) provides training, course materials and free training seminars tailored to meet the needs of the transportation community. NHI provides instructor-led training (in-person), web-conference and web-based training on the following topics:

  • Asset Management
  • Business, Public Administration and Quality
  • Communications
  • Construction and Maintenance
  • Design and Traffic Operations
  • Environment
  • Financial Management
  • Freight and Transportation Logistics
  • Geotechnical
  • Highway Safety
  • Hydraulics
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Pavement and Materials
  • Real Estate
  • Structures
  • Transportation Performance Management
  • Transportation Planning

Training costs vary, and are sometimes provided at-no-cost to public employees. For more information, or to find available training in New Mexico and surrounding states, please visit the NHI website using the following link:

NHI Training Courses

National Transit Institute

The National Transit Institute (NTI) at Rutgers provides training and education programs for the public transit industry. NTI provides instructor-led training (in-person), web-conference and web-based training on the following program areas:

  • Advanced Technologies
  • Management Development
  • Multimodal Transportation Planning
  • Transit Program Management and Compliance
  • Workplace Safety and Security

Training costs vary, and are sometimes provided at-no-cost to public employees. For more information, or to find available training in New Mexico and surrounding states, please visit the NTI website using the following link:

NTI Training Courses

American Public Works Association

The American Public Works Association (APWA) conducts eLearning programs through their website. The site offers Click, Listen & Learn webinars which are interactive educations programs delivered online, and other slide-based, self-paced programs delivered online through a learning management system. While some of the Click, Listen & Learn webinars are free of charge, the learning management system courses must first be purchased through APWA’s eLearning portal. For more information, and to see a listing of webinars and courses currently being offered, please visit the APWA website using the following link:

APWA eLearning Webinars and Courses

Associated Contractors of New Mexico

The Associated Contractors of New Mexico (ACNM) provides training on traffic control, and aids NMDOT in their Technician Training and Certifications Program (TTCP). To find out more information, or to schedule a training, contact ACNM using the following link:

ACNM Training

TTCP Training

National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse is dedicated to providing the transportation construction industry and the general public with comprehensive information to improve motorist, worker, and pedestrian safety in roadway work zones. The clearinghouse hosts online training modules and tools geared towards work zone safety measures and best practices. For more information, and to view and download training resources, visit the clearinghouse online using the following link:

National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse