The mission of Minnesota LTAP is to improve the skills and knowledge of local transportation agencies through training, technical assistance, and technology transfer and to foster a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation system. Minnesota LTAP conducts workshops and seminars, conferences, customized training, demonstrations, and distance learning. In addition, Minnesota LTAP publishes newsletters and maintains a Web site with extensive resources. Minnesota LTAP is part of the National Local Technical Assistance Program Association (NLTAPA), a network of centers nationwide—one in each state and Puerto Rico—as well as several Tribal Technical Assistance Programs, or TTAPs. In addition, there are six centers in Mexico.