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Highway Information Seminar (2013) - Agenda

Monday, November 18, 2013

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Additional Learning

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Morning Plenary Session

Welcome – Seminar Sponsor

Ralph Davis, Office of Highway Policy Information

General Announcements and Overview – Moderator

Ron Erickson, Office of Highway Policy Information

8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Greetings

David Kim, Associate Administrator, Office of Policy and Governmental Affairs

8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening

David Winter, Director, Office of Highway Policy Information

9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. How Your Data Are / Aren't Influencing the Transportation Program

Tianjia Tang, Office of Highway Policy Information

9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Networking Break

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Performance Management

Peter Stephanos, Director, Office of Transportation Performance Management

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. A Mini-Course on Financing Federal-Aid Highways

Todd Kohr, Legislative Analysis Team

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions
(Concurrent sessions; individual tracks for Travel Monitoring, Highway System Performance, and Motor Fuel Data).

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Session 1

  1. Traffic Monitoring and HPMS Joint Session: A Review of the 2012 Submittal
    1. Federal Perspective
    2. State Perspective
  2. System Updates
    1. Fuels and Fash, 4.0
    2. Integrated Transportation Data Platform (ITDP)

2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Networking Break

3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Session 2

  1. Traffic and HPMS Joined Session - Data Quality and Why We Should Care
  2. Highway Finance Reassessment and Motor Fuel Reporting
    1. Revised Forms: 561
    2. Revised Forms, 534, 543, and 536
    3. Motor Fuel Data Reporting

4:15 p.m. End of Tuesday Session

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Morning Breakout Sessions

8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Session 3

  1. HPMS Submittal Workflow
  2. Traffic Volume and Classification Counts
  1. Local Finance, Tolls and Drivers Licenses
    1. Local Finance
    2. Toll Facilities Reporting
    3. Driver License Reporting

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Networking Break

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Session 4

  1. HPMS and Traffic Monitoring Joint Session - Vehicle Summary Data
  2. Motor Fuels Tax and Heavy Vehicle Use Tax
    1. Heavy Vehicle Use Tax
    2. Fuel Tax Evasion
    3. Non-highway Gasoline Estimating Process

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Session 5

  1. HPMS Review Process
  2. Truck Weight Study & Weigh-in Motion
  3. Highway Finance (FHWA 500 Series Forms)

2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Networking Break

3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Session 6

  1. HPMS –ARNOLD and All Public Roads Research Project
  2. Travel, Modeling and VMT Forecasting
  3. Finance (Bonds)

4:30p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Division Office Round Table (Off-site)

Thursday, November 21, 2013

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions

8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Session 7

  1. Functional Classification & Mileage Certification
  2. Travel Modeling and National Household Travel Survey
  3. 500 Series Data Reviews

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Networking Break

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Session 8

  1. HPMS – Moving forward to the 2013 Submittal
  2. 500 Series Data Reviews

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Plenary Session

Issues and Updates

Wrap-up/Close-out Roundtable

  • David Winter, Office Director
  • Ralph M. Davis, Motor Fuels and Driver Licensing - Division Chief
  • Dr. Tianjia Tang, Traffic Surveys and Monitoring - Division Chief
  • Chris Allen, HPMS and Recovery Act - Division Chief

End of Seminar – Moderator (12:30 p.m.)

 

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