LTC, Jack R. Widmeyer Transportation Research Conference, 11/04/2011, Garth Hopkins

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  • 1. Garth Hopkins
    Chief, Office of Regional and Interagency Planning
    California Department of Transportation
    HQ Division of Transportation Planning
  • 2. California Department
    of Transportation (Caltrans)
    www.dot.ca.gov
    • Caltrans carries out its mission of improving mobility across California with six primary programs: Aeronautics, Highway Transportation, Mass Transportation, Transportation Planning, Administration and the Equipment Service Center;
    • 3. Manages more than 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes;
    • 4. Provides inter-city rail services;
    • 5. Permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports;
    • 6. And work with local/regional agencies.
    • 7. The Caltrans Fiscal Year 2009/10 Highlights Report is available at:
    http://www.dot.ca.gov/ctjournal/2010-2/
  • 8. The Strategic Research Plan
    Approved in 2008/2009
    Driven by research needs and the Caltrans Strategic Plan
    38 Strategic Research Questions (SRQs)
    9 Priority SRQs
  • 9.
  • Presentation Content
  • 24. Summary of Selected Current Climate Change and Energy Related Research Projects
    • Traffic & Travel Demand Management
    • 25. Alternative Fuels/Vehicles
    • 26. Data, Modeling & Performance Measures
    • 27. Climate Change Adaptation
    • 28. Planning and Policy
    • 29. Materials
  • My View of Needed Climate Change & Alternative Fuel Related Research Topics
    Climate Change
    • How is climate change going to impact our transportation infrastructure over the next 100 years?
    • 30. How should all levels of government and the private sector begin to plan for these changes?
    Alternative Fuels
    • What are some valid estimates of the statewide alternative vehicle fleet, and what types of fuel will they be using?
    • 31. What will be the impacts, and what should Caltrans and the regional planning agencies be doing to prepare for this?
  • Caltrans Research Funds
    State Planning and Research Funds – available through the Caltrans Division of Research and Innovation – Contact Nancy Chinlund at nancy.chinlund@dot.ca.gov
    Partnership Planning and State Transit Planning (5304) Funds – Contact LaNae Van Valen at laenae.vanvalen@dot.ca.gov