Mission Statement

Our Mission:

The UNH Technology Transfer Center fosters a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound surface transportation system by improving skills and increasing knowledge of the transportation workforce and decision makers.

As the site of the state’s Local Technical Assistance Program, it works to enable local counties, cities and towns to improve their roads and bridges by supplying them with a variety of training programs, an information clearinghouse, new and existing technology updates, personalized technical assistance, training videos and materials, and newsletters.  LTAP Centers nationally are able to provide local road departments with workforce development services; resources to enhance safety and security; solutions to environmental, congestion, capacity and other issues.

Vision: Improve the quality and safety of the surface transportation system through collaborative partnerships, training and information exchange

What is LTAP?

LTAP is the Local Technical Assistance Program. LTAP is part of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and was established in 1982. Beginning with 10 Centers throughout the United States, the LTAP network now has 52 centers, and 1 serving tribal governments. LTAP Centers are the way the FHWA helps local highway agencies in each state meet the challenge of maintaining and rehabilitating roads and bridges, learn about best practices and innovative technology to meet local needs. UNH T2 Center is also part of the National Local Technical Assistance Program Association (NLTAPA). NLTAPA is a not-for-profit organization representing the LTAP and TTAP member centers across the country and Puerto Rico. States and Puerto Rico.