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Transportation Performance Management

What is TPM

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FHWA defines Transportation Performance Management as a strategic approach that uses system information to make investment and policy decisions to achieve national performance goals.

In short, Transportation Performance Management:

  • Is systematically applied, a regular ongoing process
  • Provides key information to help decision makers allowing them to understand the consequences of investment decisions across multiple markets
  • Improving communications between decision makers, stakeholders and the traveling public.
  • Ensuring targets and measures are developed in cooperative partnerships and based on data and objective information

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Updated: 04/09/2015
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