Office of Planning, Environment, & Realty (HEP)
Scope the effort and engage partners.
Considerations: Process goals, objectives, budget, and stakeholder roles and responsibilities.
Output: Work plan.
Establish baseline analysis. Identify factors and trends that affect the state, region, community, or study area.
Considerations: Transportation and land supply, suitability, and demand; state, regional, community, or study-area trends.
Outputs: Transportation systems inventory, land suitability analysis, evaluation of historical trends.
Establish future goals and aspirations based on values of the state, region, community, or study area.
Considerations: Key values and priorities for the state, community, region, or study area.
Outputs: Set of working principles that document broad state, community, region, or study-area goals and preferences.
Create baseline and alternative scenarios.
Considerations: Scenario types, analysis tools, travel demand model.
Outputs: Identification of appropriate scenario analysis tool or refinement of travel demand model; baseline and alternative scenarios.
Assess scenario impacts, influences, and effects.
Considerations: Indicators to help evaluate scenario performance.
Outputs: Refined or calibrated analysis tool(s) or model(s) if necessary; list of indicators to compare scenario outcomes; qualitative or quantitative assessment of scenario impacts.
Craft the comprehensive vision. Identify strategic actions and performance measures.
Considerations: Stakeholder feedback on scenarios and the future blueprint; potential actions, investments, or policies to lead the state, community, region, or study area toward the comprehensive vision.
Outputs: Comprehensive vision; action steps; performance measures to assess progress; plan for monitoring progress.