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This presentation is part of the 2012 National Highway Research Priorities Webinar Series.

Crosscutting Policy and Innovative Financing Research

Coordination of Highway Research with University Transportation Centers (UTCs)
May 10, 2012

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Michael F. Trentacoste
Associate Administrator for
Research, Development, and Technology (RD&T)
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)


Coordination of Highway Researchwith University Transportation Centers (UTCs) - Michael F. Trentacoste Associate Administrator for Research, Development, and Technology (RD&T) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) - Webinar on National Highway Research Priorities May 10, 2012


Webinar Series Topics and Dates

  1. State of Good Repair, March 28th
  2. Economic Competitiveness, April 5th
  3. Safety, May 8th
  4. Livability and Sustainability, May 9th
  5. Policy and Innovative Financing, May 10th

Invited Participants

Host and Presenters


Webinar Purpose


Thanks for Your Participation

Thanks to the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) for this opportunity to communicate priorities to the UTCs

For more information about UTC participation, contact:
Debra Elston, 202-493-3181
www.fhwa.dot.gov/research


Visit our Web Site at www.fhwa.dot.gov/research


Crosscutting Policy Research - Mary Lynn Tischer, Ph.D., Director - Ross Crichton, Team Leader - Office of Transportation Policy Studies - Federal Highway Administration - Coordination of Highway Research with University Transportation Centers - May 10, 2012


Topics to be Considered


The Context: Public Policy Analysis


Associate Administrator for Policy and Governmental Affairs


Challenges


Roadmap Areas


C&P Report Question


Latest C&P Report Answers

Average Annual Spending ($B 2008) for 2009 to 2028
Sustain Current Spending Scenario $ 91.1
Maintain Conditions and Performance Scenario $101.0
Intermediate Improvement Scenario $133.5
Improve Conditions and Performance Scenario $170.1

Amounts shown represent combined investment by all levels of government not just the Federal portion.


Arriving at the C&P Answers


Background: HERS


Background: Benefits and Costs


Research Questions: General


Research Questions: Travel Demand


Research Questions: Capital


Research Questions: Travel Time


Research Questions: Operating Cost


Research Questions: Crash Costs


Research Questions: Agency Costs


Research Questions: Societal Costs


Policy Roadmap Contacts


Any questions?

For more information, contact:

Mary Lynn Tischer, 202-366-9232
ML.Tischer@dot.gov


Visit our Web Site at www.fhwa.dot.gov/research


Delivering Transportation Services: Innovative Financing, Revenue Generation, and Procurement Strategies - Regina McElroy Office of Innovative Program Delivery Federal Highway Administration - Coordination of Highway Research with University Transportation Centers May 10,2012


Office of Innovative Program Delivery (OIPD)

Picture of the U.S. DOT Headquarters building located on 1200 New Jersey Avenue S.E.  in Washington D.C.


Why OIPD?


Why Project Finance?


What is Innovative Project Finance?

Well, it is not traditional . . .

Image of a chart comparing the difference between traditional financing between 1956 and 1991 and Federal financial innovations in 1991 (P3s); 1995 (GARVEEs); 1997 (TIFIA); 2005 (PABs); and 2009 (BABs).


Why OIPD?


Roadmap Development

Picture of a map with a push pin at an intersection point of two major roadways.


Where Are We Today?

Image 1:  Aerial photograph of the Port of Miami Tunnel, FL
Port of Miami Tunnel, FL
Image 2:  Aerial photograph of State Highway 130, TX
SH 130, TX

Where Do We Want to Be?

Image 1:  Simulated image of electronic toll lanes on I-595, FL, which is a multi-lane highway
I-595, FL
Image 2:  Aerial photograph of the "HOT Lanes" on the Capital Beltway in VA
Capital Beltway, HOT Lanes, VA

How Do We Get There?

Image 1:  Artist rendering of improvements to IH 635, TX
IH 635, TX
Image 2:  Photograph of highway signage and exit the North Tarrant Express project in TX
North Tarrant, TX

Graphic showing the cyclical relationship between Stakeholders/Customers, Roadmaps, Fiscal Resources and Products and Services.


Roadmap Development

Photograph of a conference room with participants engaged in a meeting


Slide 46 Graphic spanning 2009 thru 2016 that identify the various initiatives associated with the Roadmap Development phases/elements to include Research, Policy Development/Innovations, Tools, Stewardship, and Capacity Building/ Training/Outreach/Awareness/Technical Assistance.


What Are We Looking At Now?


Getting Involved?


Please visit our Web site for more information on the Office of Innovative Program Delivery and innovative finance tools

www.fhwa.dot.gov/ipd

Collage of images (clockwise from top):  Photograph of a multi-lane toll both on a major interstate; photograph of traffic congestion on a multi-lane highway;  photograph of a two man crew holding a "Road Work Ahead" sign  and a "Caution – Watch For Slow Traffic Ahead" sign in the background on a multi-lane highway; photograph of a major metropolitan city and its thoroughfares at night


Any questions?

For more information, contact:

Regina McElroy, 202-366-8006
Regina.Mcelroy@dot.gov


Visit our Web Site at www.fhwa.dot.gov/research

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