May 2017
May 21-27, 2017
The American Public Works Association (APWA) has sponsored National Public Works Week since 1960.  APWA members use this week to energize and educate the public on the importance of public works to their daily lives: planning, building, managing and operating at the heart of their local communities to improve everyday quality of life.  

APWA encourages public works agencies and professionals to take the opportunity to make their stories known in their communities.  There are a variety of resources available on the APWA website to assist agencies in the development and implementation of their own celebrations.  

To download the resources or to learn more about National Public Works Week, visit APWA's site here:   National Public Works Week
Upcoming Workshops
May
10 - Customer Service, Corbin
16 - WZTC Technician Requalification (AM & PM), Madisonville
24 - Traffic Incident Management, Lexington
31 - Environmental Awareness, Georgetown


To register for any of our classes, visit the Event Calendar online.

*We continue to add new course dates to the calendar as the classes become full.  For a full list of classes, visit the Event Calendar or call us at 800-432-0719.
For a complete list of workshops, conferences and trainings, 
and  to check availability, click here .  
This webinar series will explore the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) on highways.  It is provided free of charge by the Federal Highway Administration.  

Webinars will be held on:
June 6
July 11
August 8
September 5

Presenter: Fred Judson, UAS Program Directory, Ohio/Indiana UAS Center
Mr. Judson will discuss Ohio UAS History, an overview of the UAS Center, recent and future projects and direction, and research areas.  

Link to join the web conference:

Teleconference Number to access audio portion:
877-336-1839, Access code: 8085178

If you have questions, please contact Donna Harris, 202-366-7172 or James Gray, 517-702-1834.
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
With warmer weather, it's time to remind everyone to be on alert and to share the road with motorcyclists.

Motorcyclist deaths occurred 27 times more frequently than fatalities in other vehicles, based on 2014 crash data.  

Safe riding practices and cooperation from all road users will help reduce the number of fatalities and injuries on our nation's highways.  By raising motorists' awareness, both drivers and riders will be safer sharing the road. 

To learn more visit: NHTSA Motorcycle Safety.
Ryan Hagan and Leonard Sullivan with Louisville Metro attended their last class for the Road Master Program on April 26 and will be graduating at the end of this year.  

Are you on track to graduate this year?  If so, let the on-site coordinator know when it's your last class.  We will post your "Last Class" photo to our Facebook account!

For questions about the Roads Scholar or Road Master Programs, contact Becky Boston at becky.boston@uky.edu or 859-257-4509.
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