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Data Collection and Use

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. What Is Data?
    1. Data Collection
    2. Data Analysis
  3. How Is Data Used in Transportation Planning?
    1. Long-Range Transportation Plan
    2. Identify System Needs
    3. Select Projects and Strategies
    4. Prioritize and Rank Projects
    5. Fund Projects
    6. Monitor and Revise Long-Range Transportation Plan
    7. Use Data for Tribal and Indian Reservation Roads Transportation Improvement Programs
  4. Where Can Tribes Find Data?
    1. Data Already Available within the Tribe
    2. Data Available on the Internet
    3. Partnerships to Develop Data
  5. Why Are Data Management and Maintenance Important?
    1. Quality Control and Quality Assurance Examples
    2. Data Maintenance
    3. "Bad" Data
    4. Review and Update of Data
  6. How Can Data Be Used to Tell a Story?
    1. Geographic Information System
    2. Visualization Techniques


FHWA Federal Highway Administration
GIS Geographic Information Systems
IRRTIP Indian Reservation Roads Transportation Improvement Program
LRTP Long-Range Transportation Plan
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
QA Quality Assurance
QC Quality Control
TTIP Tribal Transportation Improvement Program
Updated: 5/8/2015
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