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HPMS Data Collection Workshop Agenda

March 8-10, 2005

Timely Reporting of Quality Data

Sheraton City Centre Hotel
150 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Final Agenda

 Tuesday, March 8

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast / Registration
8:00 a.m. Welcome/Opening Comments/Introductions/Purpose
  • Fred Orloski, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
  • Steven Call, FHWA Utah Division Office
  • Carlos Braceras, Utah DOT Deputy Director
8:20 a.m. Current Issues and Events
  • Using Data to Effectively Measure Highway Performance
    Christine Johnson, FHWA Director of Field Services West
  • Reauthorization: Are we there yet?
    Darren Timothy, FHWA Office of Legislation & Strategic Planning
9:00 a.m. Introductions and Status Report of State, MPO, And Other Agency Activities
  • Robert Rozycki, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
  • Ralph Volpe, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Continued Introductions and Status Report of State, MPO, Other Agency Activities
10:45 a.m. FHWA Concerns for Quality and Timely Data
  • Fred Orloski, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
11:30 a.m. Lunch (on your own)
12:30 p.m. Uses and Applications of Timely Data Moderator
Moderator: Ralph Volpe, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
  • FHWA Uses of HPMS Data
    Fred Orloski, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
  • HPMS Data and its Use in the National and State HERS Model
    Darren Timothy, FHWA Office of Legislation & Strategic Planning
    Robert Mooney, FHWA Office of Infrastructure
2:00 p.m. FHWA Review Findings on Quality of Data
Moderator: Fred Orloski, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
  • Continuous Process Improvement Review of Tennessee IRI (Roughness) Data
    David Martin, FHWA Tennessee Division Office
  • Data Quality Improvements and Initiatives
    Fred Orloski, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Breakout Session - How to Achieve Timely Data Submittals
Moderator: Ralph Volpe, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information

Group Facilitators:
David Brokaw, Nebraska DOT
Mary Ann Dierckman, Alaska DOT
Mary Spicer, Vermont DOT
Eric Spriggs, FHWA-Resource Center - Baltimore
3:45 p.m. Summary and Discussion of Breakout Session
Group Facilitators
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
5:30 p.m. Group Outing (expenses, on your own)
Discover Downtown Salt Lake City
(Breathe some cool mountain air, explore some of the sites of downtown Salt Lake City, ride the light rail, and network with conference attendees along the way and over dinner)

 Wednesday, March 9

8:00 a.m. HPMS Software Edit Reports
  • Robert Rozycki, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
9:00 a.m. Using GIS to Collect, Edit, Verify and Maintain HPMS Data
Moderator: Eric Spriggs, FHWA Resource Center - Baltimore
  • Illinois' Experience Using GIS
    Rob Robinson, Illinois DOT
  • Using GIS to Update GPS Centerline Curve Data for the Inventory
    Brandon Sanders and Julie Towe, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
  • Simplifying Complex GIS Workflows: A Local Prospective
    Kevin Bell, Salt Lake City Trans. Dept
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Collection and Coding of Data Items (Lanes, Geometrics, and Highway Surveillance
  • Fred Orloski, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
  • Robert Rozycki, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
  • Ralph Volpe, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
12:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m. Collecting and Managing Data on Non-State System Roadways
Moderator: Tom Kearney, FHWA New York Division Office
  • Pennsylvania's Experience
    Laine Heltebridle, Pennsylvania DOT
  • Illinois' Experience Using Wireless Technology for Road Inventory Data Collection
    Rob Robinson, Illinois DOT
  • Utah's Curve Collection Equipment and Process
    Bill Lawrence and Scott Nay, Utah DOT
2:00 p.m. Local VMT Procedures
Moderator: Laine Heltebridle, Pennsylvania DOT
  • Estimation of VMT on local roads in Vermont
    Bernard Byrne, Vermont Agency of Transportation
  • Ground Count Based VMT Estimates: Filling the Hole
    Tom Kearney, FHWA NY Division Office
  • Cost Effective Reporting of Travel on Local Roads
    Tina Hatcher, Florida DOT
3:00 p.m. Combined Break and Breakout Session - How Do the States Conduct Sample Management
Moderator: Robert Rozycki, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information

Group Facilitators:
James Teeter, South Carolina DOT
Jennifer Campbell, Oregon DOT
Carol Pollock, Utah DOT
Paul Chen, Massachusetts Hwy. Dept.
3:45 p.m. Summary and Discussion of Breakout Session
Group Facilitators
4:30 p.m. Adjourn

 Thursday, March 10

8:00 a.m. Collection and Coding of Data Items (Pavements, Traffic, and Sample Criteria)
  • Fred Orloski, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
  • Robert Rozycki, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
  • Ralph Volpe, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Future Directions of Highway System Performance
Ralph Volpe, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
10:45 a.m. Open Discussion on Other HPMS-related Items
Ralph Volpe, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
11:30 a.m. Closing Comments
Fred Orloski, FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information
12:00 p.m. Meeting Adjourn

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