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October 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  Innovation Station: From New Approach to Everyday Practice, FHWA Incentives Help States Standardize Innovation
  Tips from Tony
  FHWA Office of Safety Provides Updated List of Proven Safety Countermeasures
  Tips from Tony - Answer

Previous Issues

September 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  New Tailgate Talk - Heavy Equipment & Heavy Equipment Hazards
  Tips from Tony
  Innovation Station: NE Transportation Safety Conference
  Big Changes in Store for UConn Trees & Yours
  International Walk & Bike to School/Work Day
  Emergency Response Equipment Expo
  Tips from Tony - Answer

August 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  Getting Hands-On: Moving the Class into the Lab
  Icelandic Traffic Signal
  Tips from Tony
  Advice from CIRMA: Cyber Security
  Innovation Station: There's an APP for That!
  Tips from Tony - Answer

July 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  Innovation Station: CT's Creative Solutions Award Winner - Town of Bloomfield's Construction Trailer
  Tips from Tony
  Fairfield Receives Prestigious ISSA Award
  Advice from CIRMA: Warm Weather Exposures - Dealing with Heat Stress
  Crash Database Developed at UConn Gets National Attention
  Tips from Tony - Answer

June 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  Innovation Station: Colorado's "You Show Us" Contest Winner - Sign Repair Stand
  Tips from Tony
  Thanks for Sharing! Ellington & West Hartford Departments of Public Works' Open Houses
  Community Connectivity Grant Program - Let'sGoCT!
  CIRMA - Avoiding Ticks & TickBorne Diseases
  Tips from Tony - Answer

May 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  Town of West Hartford ‐Department of Public Works Open House
  Share the Road with Pedestrians, Bicyclists and Motorcyclists ‐Safety is Everyone's Responsibility
  Tips from Tony
  June ‐ National Safety Month
  National Public Works Week ‐ May 21‐27, 2017
  Tips from Tony - Answer

April 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  2017 Roadway Safety Poster Contest Winners Announced
  Tips from Tony
  OSHA Fact Sheet - Work Zone Traffic Safety
  National Distracted Driving Awareness Month - Will You Make the Pledge?
  CT T2 Center's Director, Donna Shea - Honoroed Recipient of the CT ITE's Herbert S. Levinson Transportation Leadership Award
  Tips from Tony - Answer

March 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  Innovation Station: 2017 Creative Solutions Award Program
  Tips from Tony
  New England APWA Chapter Spring Conference - Register Today!
  Workers Safety: Fatigue - You're More Than Tired; You're Deadly
  Tips from Tony - Answer

February 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  New England APWA Chapter Spring Conference - Save the Date
  CTDOT Receives an Award for the CT Safe Routes to School Program
  FHWA's Express Yourself! Share Your Excitement for Road Diets and Post a Selfie Today
  Innovation Station: Connecticut's New Data Visualization Tools
  There's Still Time To Enter Your Child In the Roadway Safety Poster Contest!

January 2017 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  2017 Roadway Safety Poster Contest is Underway!
  Tips from Tony
  NEW Tailgate Talk - Staying Fit for Snow Fighting
  Innovation Station: City of Norwalk Wins the U.S. DOT's Mayors' Challenge Award
  AASHTO - Transportation Project in Connecticut Wins Top National Award
  Tips from Tony - Answer

December 2016 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  City of Meriden - 2016 Recipient of the CASHO Distinguished Service Award
  Happy Holidays from the T2 Center
  Tips from Tony
  Thanks to our Safety Advisory Committee!
  The Exciting Work of a T2 Center Student Employee
  Innovation Station

November 2016 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  Introducing Supervisor's Signpost - Leading By Influence
  CT Team Participates in the Every Day Counts (EDC) Summit #4
  Connecticut's New Innovation Station
  An Alternative for Shiny Metal Beam Guide Rail
  33rd Annual CASHO-CIRMA Snow Plow Roadeo - Winner Announcement

October 2016 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Fairfield's Public Works Department Has Taken the Pink Pledge - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  Tips from Tony
  Public Works Chief Runs to Check Shape of Roads
  National Work & Family Month - October 2016
  CTDOT New Research Website
  Tips from Tony - Answer

September 2016 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Focus on Training
  September is National Preparedness Month
  South Windsor's New Multi-Use Field
  Back to School Safety
  CTDOT Nominated for a National Award - Vote Today!

August 2016 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  2016 Creative Solutions Award Competition - Deadline EXTENDED
  Look Who Is Coming to Town!
  NEW Tailgate Talk - Good Housekeeping
  New Trainings Being Offered This Fall
  Save the Date: ITS-CT Annual Meeting

July 2016 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Internships - Introducing the Next Generation to Careers in Public Works
  Work Zone Safety for Drivers
  Tips from Tony
  Summer Driving Tips
  Tips from Tony ~ Answer

June 2016 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Town of Ellington - Grounds & Turf Demonstration
  Protecting Workers from Effects of Heat
  Applications Being Accepted to the Transportation Leadership Program
  Tips from Tony
  2016 Creative Solutions Award Competition - Now Accepting Submissions
  Tips from Tony ~ Answer

May 2016 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  T2 Staff Support the Largest Snow Conference in North America
  City of Danbury Public Works Awareness Day Event
  Canton's Department of Public Works Celebrates Earth Day
  Tips from Tony
  Challenges and Opportunities: Women in Transportation

April 2016 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Roadway Safety Poster Contest Winners Announced
  Children of Simsbury ~ Public Works Fans!
  Go! Exploring the Word of Transportation
  Tips from Tony
  April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  Tips from Tony ~ Answer

March 2016 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  New England APWA Chapter - 2016 Spring Conference
  Tips from Tony
  Happy Spring from the T2 Center
  Leadership Lessons Newsletters - Available on the T2 Center Website
  Tips from Tony ~ Answer

February 2016 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Town of Fairfield Demos the Snow Dragon Melter!
  American Red Cross Winter Storm Preparedness
  Prevent Workplace Backing Accidents
  Tips from Tony
  University Transportation Center (UTC) 2015 Outstanding Student of the Year!
  Tips from Tony ~ Answer

January 2016 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Introducing CT DOT's New Strategic Highway Safety Plan Website!
  Great News About T2 Center's Safety Circuit Rider Program
  Tips from Tony
  NCHRP Report on Local Road Safety
  National Center for Rural Road Safety ~ Monthly Webinar Series
  Tips from Tony - Answer

December 2015 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Training Opportunities in 2016
  Introducing the National Rural Road Safety Center Website
  Tips from Tony
  SaferRide, NHTSA's New Mobile App!
  Happy Holidays from the T2 Center
  Tips from Tony - Answer

November 2015 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  National Best Practices Award Goes to a CT "Team"
  Happy Thanksgiving
  NHTSA's Don't Wreck the Holidays Campaign
  Tips from Tony
  APWA North American Snow Conference
  Tips from Tony - Answers

October 2015 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Congratulations Graduates!
  Winter Operations Survival Lessons
  Vernon Wins Big at the CASHO Snow Plow Roadeo
  Tips from Tony
  Be Prepared for Winter Driving
  Tips from Tony - Answers

September 2015 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Complete Streets
  New! Work Zone Safety App
  Tips from Tony
  2015 Creative Solutions Award Winner

July 2015 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Vernon Public Works Day
  Protecting Workers from the Effects of Heat
  Tips from Tony
  Sign Installation and
Maintenance
  Road Work Map


June 2015 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  2015 Public Works Manual
  2015 CIRMA Risk Management Awards
  Tips from Tony
  New Tailgate Talk  
  Update From Conn-OSHA
  Safe Summer Driving Tips


May 2015 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  Heroes of New London Public Works
  South Windsor is Leader in Customer Service
  Spring Public Works Academy Kicks Off
  Tips from Tony  
  National Public Works Week
  25th Anniversary of ADA
  OSHA National Safety Stand Down


April 2015 Issue

  In This Issue:   
  Rollover Safety When Mowing
  Creative Solutions Award
  Leaders Making a Difference
  Tips from Tony  
  Thank You- Superpave Show & Tell
  CT Safety Academy - Safety Analysis Training
  NEW! Special Events Roundtable


March 2015 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Roadway Safety Poster Contest
  Thank You from T2!
  Tips from Tony
  Two Towns Team Up  
  Sharing the Road
  CTLS Student of the Year


February 2015 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  New Series: Tailgate Talks
  T2 Hosts New Listserv
  EDC Exchange at T2 Center
  Preventing Slips & Falls  
  Social Media & Local Govts.
  Roadway Safety Poster Contest


January 2015 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  2015 Roadway Safety Poster Contest
  Superpave Show and Tell
  Traffic Signal Circuit Rider Program
  Staying Safe in Winter
Weather
 
  NHTSA SuperBowl Campaign


December 2014 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Protecting Workers from Winter Cold
  T2 Tech Brief: Sharing the Road
  Thank You Mark Carlino!
  Thank You T2 Advisory Committee!  
  You Could Win Big!
  FHWA Introduces Every Day Counts 3
  T2 Safety Brief: Using Portable Generators Safely


November 2014 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Congratulations 2014 Graduates!
  2014 Creative Solutions Award Winners
  A Round of Applause for Fall Public Works Academy!
  You Could Win Big!!  
  T2 Center Hosts New England APWA
  T2 Center Signs Alliance with ConnOSHA
  How to Avoid Highway Work Zone Injuries and Deaths
  Info To Go: Winter Operations
  Don't Wreck the Holidays Campaign


September 2014 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Interested in Doing a Road Safety Assessment in Your Town?
  TLP Presentations Will Become Resources for All
  T2 Center Expands Equipment Loan Program
  Town Spotlight: South Windsor  
  Info To Go: Worker & Workplace Safety
  September is National Preparedness Month
  Win A Free T2 Training!
  We Want Your Pictures!


August 2014 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  T2 Center Partners With APWA New England Chapter
  Participating In A Peer Exchange
  Download Work Zone Safety Apps For Your Phone
  Quiz- Winner Gets Free Spot In T2 Training!  
  Twitter 101: Tweet News To Residents
  OSHA Creates Interactive Hazards Game


July 2014 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Transportation Leadership Cohort One Almost at the Finish Line!
  Do You Know Your Retro?
  Nominations Due for 2014 Creative Solutions Award
  T2 Goes to St. Louis!  
  Test Your Lockout/Tagout Knowledge
  Are You a Friend of T2?


June 2014 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Public Works Academy- Fall Session
  Transportation Leadership Program
  Effective Presentations
  Risk Management  


May 2014 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  T2 Team Attends Region 1 LTAP
Conference
  T2 Center Hosts Education Stations at CASHO Equipment Show
  Tree Tips From the Tree Tops
  We're Kicking Off Our Public Works Academy!
  National Public Works Week is Right Around the Corner!
  May is National Bicycle Safety Month


April 2014 Issue ac (1K)

  In This Issue:   
  Roadway Safety Poster Contest Winners Announced
  A Day at the Races
  CT Crash Data Repository
  First National Distracted Driving Campaign Launched
      
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