- Performance Dashboards
- Safety, Mobility, Congestion
- Asset Management
- Research, Technical Reports, Guides
- Events, Conferences, Workshops, Webinars
- Performance Measures & Reports
- Proposed & Final Rulings
1. Performance Dashboards
Wyoming DOT Overall Dashboard
Wyoming DOT - 08/12/2016
The dashboard shows strategic performance improvements for agency's goals
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Dashboard
MBTA - 08/12/2016
The MBTA Performance Dashboard website contains metrics for Bus, Subway, Commuter Rail reliability, ridership, and operating budgets
Los Angeles's Street Wize
Streetwize.lacity.org - 08/12/2016
Los Angeles's tool Streetwize shares real-time information with public and multiple city departments. City employees can go online and see whether the road they want to repave is already scheduled to be torn up soon for some other reason, like replacing a sewer pipe.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) - 08/12/2016
Vital Signs is the San Francisco Bay Area's comprehensive performance monitoring tool, tracking regional, local, and national performance trends across transportation, land use, the economy, and the environment.
2. Safety, Mobility, Congestion
NYC DOT Lays Out a Strategy to Make Left Turns Less Dangerous
StreetsBlog NYC - 08/12/2016
In 2015, drivers turning left accounted for 30 percent of pedestrian and bicyclist injuries in New York City — three times the share caused by right turns
New York City 2016 Mobility Report
NYC Department of Transportation - 08/12/2016
New York City is currently hosting the highest number of residents, jobs, and tourists in its history. In other words, there has never been more demand for transportation.
FHWA - 08/12/2016
Pavement edge drop-off on highways has been linked to many serious crashes, including fatal collisions. To mitigate vertical drop-offs, FHWA advocates installing the Safety EdgeSM on pavements during paving or resurfacing projects.
Road Diet Frequently Asked Questions
FHWA - 08/12/2016
A Road Diet is roadway reconfiguration used to increase safety and livability at a low cost.
Texas A&M's Campus Transportation Technology Initiative Moves Forward
GovTech - 08/12/2016
The university has released a Request for Information to improve campus transportation as it relates to safety, mobility and efficiency for all the different people who use it.
Memphis Synchronizes Traffic Signals to Reduce Congestion
GovTech - 08/12/2016
Thanks to the 120 miles of fiber-optic cable connecting traffic signals in Memphis, commuters are much more likely to hit a series of green intersections.
3. Asset Management
TSP2, AASHTO - 08/12/2016
Bridge Preservation Presentations
Utah 2016 Transportation Asset Management Plan
UDOT - 08/12/2016
To improve the strong efforts already made with bridges and pavement,UDOT is reconfirming existing asset management strategies and providing a comprehensive view of the asset management process.
Integrating Asset Management Plans into Transportation Agency Processes: Briefing Paper
TAM ETG - 08/12/2016
Asset management plans intersect with many other functions, stakeholder groups, and agency processes because of their large scope, great complexity, and long horizons. A state transportation asset management plan (TAMP) must assess tens of thousands of separate transportation assets.
Georgia Department of Transportation- 2014-2018 Transportation Asset Management Plan
Georgia Department of Transportation - 08/12/2016
Effective transportation asset management requires a thorough knowledge of the inventory and condition of assets, lifecycle costs, strategic goals and objectives as well as data on how assets are performing in response to stakeholder demand. Most importantly, transportation funds need to be utilized and allocated with responsible stewardship and maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
4. Research, Technical Reports, Guides
Preliminary Investigation: Performance-Based Budgeting for Maintenance Activites
Caltrans Division of Research, Innovation and System Information - 08/12/2016
Caltrans’ Division of Maintenance sought information about the tools and practices used by other state departments of transportation (DOTs) to allocate resources to maintenance activities based on performance-based needs.
How SafeTrack has impacted traffic on area roadways so far
TPB News - 08/12/2016
Analysts at the TPB have examined hour-by-hour traffic patterns on area roadways during the first four “safety surges” of DC Metro’s aggressive, yearlong SafeTrack maintenance program. The analysis reveals some noteworthy impacts that could help traffic management agencies, transit providers, employers, and daily commuters plan for future disruptions.
Shared Mobility and the Transformation
TRB - 08/12/20166
TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 188: Shared Mobility and the Transformation of Public Transit examines the relationship of public transportation (including paratransit and demand-responsive services) to shared modes, including bikesharing, carsharing, microtransit, and ridesourcing services provided by companies such as Uber and Lyft. The report examines issues and explores opportunities and challenges as they relate to technology-enabled mobility services, including suggesting ways that transit can learn from, build upon, and interface with these new modes.
5. Events, Conferences, Workshops, Webinars
Webinar Recordings from Performance Summit 2016 for Transportation Partners
Florida DOT - 08/12/2016
The Florida Department of Transportation hosted the first "Performance Summit for Transportation Partners" in May, 2016. The Summit was comprised of several highly interactive topical webinars. The objective was to obtain valued input from partners on the performance aspects of plans and programs spanning all modes of transportation.
TRB Webinar: Guide to 21st Century Planning at State Departments of Transportation
TRB - 08/12/2016
TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that features research from National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 798: Role of Planning in a 21st Century State DOT - Supporting Strategic Decision-Making. This webinar will provide guidance on how the planning function in a state DOT can more effectively support future strategic decisionmaking. The presenters will provide an overview of the 21st Century Planning Guide, review the skills and knowledge needed for a 21st century planner, and discuss how the guide can connect agency planning decision to results.
The National Work Zone Management Conference
ARTBA - 08/12/2016
September 20-22, 2016 | Springfield, VA 22150 | The Workzone Management Conference is free for all attendees; $100 fee covers only your breakfast and lunch each day.
TRB Webinar: Developing In-Stream Flow Control Structure Guidance Combining Field, Laboratory, and Numerical Experiments
TRB - 08/12/2016
TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that discusses research from National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 795: Design Methods for In-Stream Flow Control Structures. In-stream flow control structures are used to limit lateral migration and reduce bank erosion
TRB Partners in Research Symposium: Transformational Technologies
TRB - 08/12/2016
Detroit, MI | October 31 - November 1, 2016 | New technologies have the potential to transform transportation as we know it. Public agencies are being challenged to facilitate the deployment of these technologies in a manner and timeframe that will lead to improved safety, reduced congestion, enhanced sustainability, and economic development. Technologies that are expected to be addressed include connected and automated vehicles, shared-use mobility services, smart cities and the internet-of-things, unmanned aircraft systems, NextGen, big data and cyber security, and alternate fueled vehicles.
15TH NATIONAL TOOLS OF THE TRADE CONFERENCE: REGISTRATION OPEN
TRB COMMITTEE ADA30 - 08/12/2016
Charleston, South Carolina | September 12-14, 2016 | The conference will focus on economical, ready-to-use, and practical tools and techniques designed to help transportation professionals in planning and programming multi-modal transportation facilities in small- and medium-sized communities. The conference will also discuss future research and implementation needs related to transportation planning for small- and medium-sized communities.
6. Performance Measures & Reports
Tracker: Measures of Departmental Performance (July 2016)
MoDot - 08/12/2016
Report shows tangible results and serves as a tool to assess how well MoDot deliver services and products
7. Proposed & Final Rulings
FTA Final rule establishes a National Transit Asset Management (TAM)System in accordance MAP-21
Federal Register - 08/12/2016
The Federal Transit Administration is publishing a final rule to define the term state of good repairand to establish minimum Federal requirements for transit asset management that will apply to all recipients and subrecipients of chapter 53 funds that own, operate, or manage public transportation capital assets.
National Performance Management Measures; Assessing Performance of the National Highway System, Freight Movement on the Interstate System, and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program
Federal Register - 08/12/2016
A Proposed Rule by the Federal Highway Administration posted on April 22, 2016.Comment period ends (August 20, 2016)
Supporting Performance-Based Planning and Programming through Scenario Planning
FHWA, HEP - 08/12/2016
The purpose of this guidebook is to help transportation practitioners build their knowledge of ways in which scenario planning methods, metrics, processes, and outcomes can enhance transportation decision making across the spectrum of the performance-based planning and programming (PBPP) process.
North Florida Transportation Planning Organization's Unified Planning Work Program
North Florida Transportation Planning Organization - 08/12/2016
The UPWP is a task based budget outlining all major transportation planning activities to be undertaken by the TPO for the two-year planning period beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2018.