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Partnering and Leveraging

Table of Contents

  1. OVERVIEW
  2. I. INTRODUCTION
  3. II: WHAT ARE PARTNERSHIPS AND WHAT IS LEVERAGING?
  4. III: STEPS IN PARTNERING AND LEVERAGING
    1. Step 1: Cultivate Partner Relationships.
    2. Step 2: Define a Specific Need.
    3. Step 3: Structure the Partnership.
    4. Step 4: Manage the Partnership Process.
  5. IV: FROM INDIAN COUNTY
    1. Tribe-State Partnership: Upper Sioux Community and Minnesota Department of Transportation
    2. Tribe-State Partnership: Passamaquoddy Tribe and Maine Department of Transportation
    3. Region-Tribe Partnership: Reservation Transportation Authority and San Diego Association of Governments
  6. V: TOOLBOX AND CHECKLIST
  7. APPENDIX A: FOR FURTHER READING
  8. APPENDIX B: PARTNERSHIP MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT: PASSAMAQUODDY TRIBE AND MAINE DOT
  9. APPENDIX C: PRACTICE WHILE YOU LEARN! - ONE POSSIBLE ANSWER

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Figure 1: Training Modules for Tribal Transportation Decisionmaking

Figure 2: Practice While You Learn!

Figure 3: RTA Intertribal Service Area

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Table 1: Steps in Building Partnerships

Overview

You are participating in a training session sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).It is part of a continuing educational series designed for tribal governments entitled Transportation Decision-making: Information Tools for Tribal Governments. The series offers modules in transportation planning, transportation programming, intergovernmental relations, safety and asset management.This is shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Training model for Tribal Transportation Decisionmaking[1]

Each of the training modules is laid out in this graphic of the training module series. At the top of the image is the Introduction to Planning module. Below are three modules, Developing a Long-Range Transportation Plan, Data Collection and Use, and Public Involvement, aligned in a row labeled “planning.” Underneath these modules are two more, Tribal Consultation and Partnering and Leveraging aligned in a row labeled “Tribal Intergovernmental Relations.” Below them are four modules, Developing the Transportation Improvement Program, Funding Resources, Financial Planning, and Project Prioritization, aligned in a row labeled “programming.” In the bottom-most row, labeled “other elements,” are the remaining two modules, Safety and Asset Management. All of the modules are encompassed in a large circle with the rows labeled just outside.

This module topic is Partnering and Leveraging.Let’s begin!

Updated: 12/19/2013
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