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  • 1. GIS-T “Lightning Talk” on TFTN David Blackstone Ohio DOT
  • 2. 1. What does TFTN mean to me?
    • How would I define TFTN?
      • Create it Once – Use it a Bunch
    • Are road centerlines a good place to start?
      • Yes – Should function as a spatial reference system
    • Should it include all roads?
      • Yes – Expands users base – 911, etc.
    • What else?
      • Address specific locations
  • 3. 2. What is role of various levels of government?
    • What role should the Federal Government take in TFTN?
      • Not a top – down implementation
      • Adopt developed standards across Federal Agencies
    • What role should State Government take in TFTN?
      • Sponsor - Coordinator
    • What role should Local Government take in TFTN?
      • Data creator and maintainer
  • 4. 3. What is the role of other stakeholders?
    • Is there a role for the private sector?
      • Yes. Same/similar constituent base
      • Geo Coding
      • NBI
    • Is there a role for the public-at-large?
      • Yes.
    • Are there other important stakeholders that we should reach out to?
      • Census
      • 911 Coordinator/National Emergency Number Association (NENA)
      • US Postal Services
      • FHWA – HPMS
      • FEMA
      • FGDC
      • NSGIC
  • 5. 4. What is the availability of data?
    • Does adequate road geometry exist?
      • Varies by governmental level : Federal, State & Local
      • Local level generally have more stringent criteria
      • Lowest common denominator
    • What attributes make sense?
      • Form follows function
    • Is the data in the public domain?
      • Yes
  • 6. 5. What existing programs might play a role in data provisioning, and how so?
    • Does the Highway Performance Measurement System (HPMS) play a part?
      • Yes. Currently the only Roadway(LRS) network provided by States to Federal governmental on an annual basis.
      • HPMS LRS not always native DOT LRS
    • Do efforts related to emergency numbering (e9ll) play a part?
      • Yes. Of all potential users, 911 has by far the most critical requirements: Accuracy, Completeness, Timeliness
  • 7. 5. What existing programs might play a role in data provisioning, and how so?
    • Do efforts related to census-taking play a part?
      • Yes. MAF/TIGER Accuracy Improvement Project
    • Do efforts related to “The National Map” play a part?
      • What is the purpose of The National Map
    • What other programs play a part?
      • Safety (crashes)
  • 8. Next!
    • Hand it over to the next panelist
    • Be ready to answer questions when other speakers are done