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TPM Support and Assistance

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Transportation Performance Management (TPM) is pleased to offer support and assistance to State DOTs, MPOs, and transit providers implementing MAP-21 performance provisions. The Office of TPM plans to provide support and assistance that

  • fosters a creative environment that encourages stakeholders engage with each other on State, regional, and national TPM and PBPP approaches;
  • provides technical assistance on policy, program, and subject-matter specific issues across a broad range of transportation performance management topics through capacity building activities;
  • supports and encourages the creation of State and regional TPM champions;
  • promotes a holistic approach to program development and implementation; and
  • provides a forum to listen to stakeholders' issues and to work together to identify actionable solutions.

Examples of support and assistance include the following area:

  1. Regional/Cluster Collaboration Workshops on Transportation Performance Management (TPM)

    • One-and-one-half day to two day workshops for a collection of State DOTs, MPOs, and Transit providers that engage a region or cluster of State DOTs, MPOs, and Transit providers in high-level discussions on MAP-21 performance requirements as well as TPM and Performance-based Planning and Programming noteworthy practices. If a need is identified, FHWA will also provide content specific performance management training to participants during the workshop. Experienced Peer or technical experts will facilitate several components of the workshops. Submit requests for TPM workshops and technical assistance at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/tpm/p2p/.

  2. State Specific Workshops on Implementing TPM

    • These workshops bring together a State DOT, MPOs, transit providers, and other relevant agencies to discuss and develop an action plan on what they can do now and on how to implement MAP-21 performance provisions. If a need is identified, FHWA will also provide content specific performance management training to participants during the workshop. Experienced Peer or technical experts will facilitate several components of the workshops. Submit requests for TPM workshops and technical assistance at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/tpm/p2p/.

  3. TPM Peer-to-Peer Exchanges and Demonstration Workshops

    • The Office of TPM will coordinate the hosting of onsite Peer-to-Peer Exchanges and demonstration workshops to facilitate technology and knowledge transfer among requesting/identified transportation agencies. Using referrals, market research, and literature reviews, the Office of TPM will proactively identify agencies that could benefit from participating in TPM Peer-to-Peer Exchanges. Up to 3 Peer-to-Peer Exchanges and/or demonstration workshops are anticipated for FY2014. If a need is identified, FHWA will also provide content specific performance management training to participants during the workshop. Experienced Peer or technical experts will facilitate several components of the workshops. Submit requests for TPM workshops and technical assistance at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/tpm/p2p/.

  4. TPM Roundtable

    • The Office of TPM will coordinate the hosting of quarterly "TPM Roundtable" informational meetings where participants will discuss MAP-21 performance management and performance-based planning implementation activities, share TPM-related information, and exchange ideas on how to make TPM work at the national level. More information about these Roundtables is available at www.fhwa.dot.gov/tpm/roundtable.

  5. "Let's Talk Performance"

  6. TPM Community of Practice

    • TPM Community of Practice provides online collaboration and document sharing via a website hosted by FHWA for use by staff from FHWA, State DOTs, MPOs, Transit providers and other relevant stakeholders. This portal also contains the TPM Roundtable notes, the TRB ABC30 Committee on Performance Measurement Website, and materials from TPM external workshops. The TPM Community of Practice can be accessed at www.fhwa.dot.gov/tpm/cop.

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Updated: 02/25/2014