U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
The Office of Transportation Policy Studies (HPTS) assesses the potential for Federal transportation policies and strategies to effectively address future transportation needs. The Office additionally manages FHWA's strategic planning and serves as its economic hub for grant, regulatory, and policy analysis.
HPTS consists of two teams: The Policy and Strategy Analysis Team and the Investment and Economic Analysis Team.
The Policy and Strategy Analysis Team supports FHWA and USDOT by conducting studies on specific transportation policy and program delivery options and managing FHWA's strategic planning process. The team's responsibilities include:
The Economic Investment Strategies Team supports national investment decision making through research providing an empirical basis for assessing the value and cost-effectiveness of highway investments. The team's responsibilities include:
Please direct all questions and comments to PolicyStudiesFeedback@dot.gov.