The Alabama Transportation Assistance Program (ATAP), home to Alabama’s Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), serves state and local transportation and public works agencies in Alabama through training and technical assistance in the areas of safety, infrastructure management, workforce development, and organizational excellence. ATAP, housed within the Auburn University Transportation Research Institute (AUTRI) is a partnership among the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Alabama Department of Transportation, and Auburn University. Auburn University has had the privilege of housing the Alabama LTAP since its inception in 1983.