U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration

California Division

Technology Deployment

FHWA has a few technology development and deployment efforts that are used to aide the transportation industry in building and operating better facilities. Programs operate on a national and local scale. Some of these efforts are listed below.

California Division Office

The CA Division Office is working on technology deployment of several technologies. The office has an engineering services team that has identified technologies that will benefit the transportation industry in California. For more information, click here.


Caltrans' Research Program has one of the largest transportation research programs in the country. They provide leadership in several areas of expertise within the transportation field. For more information, click here.

Local Program

The Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is a program established to provide technical assistance to the local transportation officials at city, counties, and Indian tribes across the country. California has two of these centers located within the state. The LTAP center that services the cities and counties is located at the University of California - Berkeley. There is also a Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) center in the Los Angeles area. For more information, click here.

National Programs

Turner Fairbanks Research Laboratory gives information about technical specialist, laboratories, projects and publications. More information can be found at their website. For more information, click here.

FHWA technology deployment publications are also produced. They include (Public Roads, Focus, and Research and Technology Reporter. For more information, click here.

Pooled funds studies are an important part of our National Research program. This allows different entities to come together and share resources to achieve a common goal. For more information, click here.


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