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Transportation Performance Management

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June 2015

  1. Online Performance Dashboards
  2. Safety & Mobility
  3. Transportation Planning
  4. Performance Measures & Reports
  5. Webinars, Education and Training
  6. Innovation

1. Online Performance Dashboards

  • Idaho Transportation Department Dashboard - Performance Measures
    ITD - 06/10/2015
    Click on each gauge for additional information

  • Presentation on West Virginia DOT’s Dashboard (.pdf, 3.9 mb)
    WVDOT - 06/10/2015
    Transportation Data in a Dash

  • Ohio DOT - Capital Programs Dashboard (.pdf, 0.7 mb)
    Ohio DOT - 06/10/2015

2. Safety & Mobility

  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation Safety Report- Spring 2015
    Wisconsin DOT - 06/10/2015
    This report features the latest data from four safety measures and highlights on-going efforts to minimize the number of deaths, injuries and crashes on Wisconsin roadways. One of the four measures, seat belt use, is measured annually during our Click It or Ticket campaign. Wearing seat belts saves lives. Buckling a seat belt every time, on every trip, decreases the risk of being ejected or thrown about the vehicle in the event of a crash.

  • Not by ACCIDENT
    Roads & Bridges - 06/10/2015
    Transportation planners can reduce crashes by incorporating safety from the beginning. The rationale for linking safety and planning is that substantial crash reductions may be achieved by considering safety explicitly within the planning process.

  • Minnesota Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP)
    - 06/10/2015
    The 2014-2019 Strategic Highway Safety Plan coordinates with 15 existing transportation plans and includes input from multimodal transportation organizations, the Minnesota Safety Council, the Minnesota Department of Transportation Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations Office and Passenger Rail Office.

  • Charlotte, N.C., Launches Revamped Public Safety Communications Network
    GovTech - 06/10/2015
    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Fire Department and other responders now have access to 4G wireless speed in the field.

3. Transportation Planning

  • Performance-Based Planning
    FHWA TPCB - 06/10/2015
    The Performance-Based Planning focus area page is a one-stop shop for resources about performance-based planning and performance measures on the TPCB website. It includes links to publications, legislation and guidance, recent peer events, upcoming calendar events, and related websites.

  • Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan: 2014-2033
    MnDOT - 06/10/2015
    Performance-based planning: MnDOT used performance measures, targets, and trends to identify its future investment needs on the state highway system and examine its ability to meet its performance goals. The 20-Year Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan 2014-2033 supports the guiding principles from the Minnesota GO vision and link the policies and strategies laid out in the Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan to improvements on the state highway system.

  • ADOPTION OF FY 201 5 UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM Fiscal Year 2015 (.pdf, 0.3 mb)
    Southeast Arkansas Regional Planning Commission - 06/10/2015
    This Planning task reflects all those activities associated in ensuring community involvement in the planning process, monitoring of on-going planning activities, and ensuring that all modes of transportation are considered in the planning process in terms of addressing the planning factors as stated in MAP-21

  • Federal Resource Guide for Infrastructure Planning and Design (.pdf, 0.8 mb)
    HUD - 06/10/2015
    The White House released the Federal Resource Guide for Infrastructure Planning and Design, which describes the importance of planning and design in the life of infrastructure projects. This guide includes environmental review considerations and case studies that cover a variety of planning scenarios and potential challenges.

  • New Web Resource Helps States and MPOs Improve Collaborative Transportation Decision Making
    FHWA HEP - 06/10/2015
    Developed as part of the second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2), PlanWorks is a web resource that supports collaborative decision making in transportation planning and project development.

4. Performance Measures & Reports

  • NHDOT'S Balanced Scorecard
    NHDOT - 06/10/2015
    The Department Scorecard summarizes the 2011 Actual, 2012 Expected, 2015 Projection and Goal, and 2017 Projection and Goal data for each of the thirty performance summaries. Each performance measure is linked to a performance summary which provides additional information for that measure.

  • Caltrans Strategic Management Plan 2015-2020 (.pdf, 1.9 mb)
    Caltrans - 06/10/2015

  • WSDOT’s Goals, Performance and Trends (.pdf, 0.5 mb)
    WSDOT - 06/10/2015
    Overview of the key performance indicators for five of the six policy goals. It shows the current and previous performance mark for each measure, and indicates which way the program is trending.

  • Spokane Transit Performance Measures First Quarter 2015 (.pdf, 0.6 mb)
    Spokane Transit - 06/10/2015

  • PA Transportation Performance 2015 Report
    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation - 06/10/2015

  • Five-Year Idaho Transportation Investment Plan (.pdf, 15.3 mb)
    ITD - 06/10/2015
    This plan allows citizens to see, in non-technical terms, the transportation projects IDT plans to deliver over the next five years. It provides project information to customers and partners in a clear, concise manner. This allows IDT to increase transparency and shows accountability for delivering on their promises.

  • Performance Reporting Timeliness of NEPA Data
    FHWA HEP - 06/10/2015
    Studies and collections of data that identify and explain the amount of time required to complete the NEPA Process

5. Webinars, Education and Training

  • AASHTO Conference: 21st Century Mobility for Freight and Passenger Transportation
    UDOT - 06/10/2015
    The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is pleased to host AASHTO's Conference on 21st Century Mobility for Freight and Passenger Transportation. The Conference will include meetings of AASHTO's Standing Committee on Environment, Subcommittee on Highway Transport, Standing Committee on Public Transportation, and Standing Committee on Planning. FHWA's Environmental Excellence Awards will be presented.

    - 06/10/2015
    14th AASHTO/TRB Conference on Transportation Infrastructure will take place on July 19-23, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. The conference will explore the state-of-the-art, state-of-the-practice, and practical innovations in infrastructure, maintenance operations, and management. The American Association of State Highways and Transportation Officials (AASHTO); Subcommittee on Maintenance (SCOM), and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Maintenance and Preservation Committees organize and conduct conferences every year to provide information on the state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice in maintenance operations and management to professionals responsible for maintaining and preserving highways. July 19-23, 2015 - Des Moines, Iowa

  • TRB Webinar: Using Winter Severity Indices for Winter Maintenance Performance Management
    TRB - 06/10/2015
    TRB will conduct a webinar on July 29, 2015, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm ET that will share experiences from transportation agencies that have successfully developed a methodology for Winter Severity Indices (WSI) and have used it to measure and report performance. Three speakers —two from two state departments of transportation and a representative from Canada—will present their respective agency's approach.

  • 2015 Transportation Datapalooza
    FHWA - 06/10/2015
    Conference Time and Date: June 16, 2015 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and June 17, 2015 from 8:30 to 5:00 pm Conference Location U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E. Washington, DC 20590

  • Webinar: Let’s Talk Performance: Telling the Performance Story
    FHWA Office of Transportation Performance Management - 06/10/2015
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT) This event is open to FHWA and FTA staff, State DOTs, MPOs, transit providers, and other stakeholder agencies. This webinar is the last in a series of six webinars focused on transportation performance management implementation activities.

6. Innovation

  • Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS)
    - 06/10/2015
    From its inception, the DADSS program has been, and continues to be, working toward a voluntary, non-regulatory countermeasure to reduce drunk driving. The purpose is to explore the feasibility, the potential benefits of, and the potential challenges associated with a more widespread use of in-vehicle technology to prevent alcohol-impaired driving.

  • Michigan DOT considers using drones to monitor road conditions
    Roads & Bridges - 06/10/2015
    Michigan DOT is looking into using drones to improve safety for highway construction workers and drivers.

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