Adderly rpo2012

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Kevin Adderly, Federal Highway Administration, at the 2012 National Rural Transportation Conference.

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Adderly rpo2012

  1. 1. National RPO Council of Peers Meeting April 25, 2012 FHWA Office of Planning, Environment, & Realty Activity UpdateKevinAdderly, kevin.adderly@dot.gov 1
  2. 2. Performance WorkshopsRegional Workshops on Performance Management & Performance Based Planning and Programming • Centered around discussion and examples of using transportation system performance measures as part of the planning process. • The 1st Regional workshop was in the SE on March 29th • 4 to 5 additional workshops will be held around the country • Preliminary plans for NE states in June and Midwest in September Contact: Harlan Miller, Harlan.Miller@DOT.GOV
  3. 3. LivabilityAwareness Building Webinars • CSS Clearinghouse Sponsored Livability Webinar (September 2009) • CTE Livability Webcast (November 2009)Capacity Building • FHWA/FTA Livability Initiative Training • Transportation and Land Use Webinar • Freight and Livability Planning on the Web Session • How to Work with Partners to Advance Livability Webinar 3
  4. 4. LivabilityCapacity Building • Livability in Transportation Guidebook • Livable Communities Strategic Initiative -The Role of FHWA Programs in Livability: State of the Practice Summary -Regional Livability Workshops -Tool kit of materials (fact sheets, livability principles videos) - Creating Livable Communities Booklet • Developing Performance Measures Guidebook
  5. 5. LivabilityCapacity Building • Fostering Livable Communities Newsletter • The first edition is posted • Published quarterly • An option to subscribe will be available soon.http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/livability/Report to Congress • Non-motorized Transportation Pilot Program • Shows how 4 communities of varying sizes improved their improved their walking and bicycling systems. • Also quantifies the benefits of the improvementshttp://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bikeped/ntpp.htm
  6. 6. INVEST IN-VEST - Infrastructure Voluntary Evaluation Sustainability Tool A web-based self-evaluation tool for measuring sustainability over the life cycle of a transportation project or program — from system and project planning through design and construction, to operations and maintenance
  7. 7. INVEST Goals Encourage sustainable highway practices  Internal improvement  External recognition Help agencies measure sustainability and quantify tradeoffs Provide a framework for communicating with stakeholders about sustainability Establish a method for evaluating sustainable highway systems, projects, programs
  8. 8. Next Steps For Sustainable Highways For INVEST Program • Pilot Testing  Continue strong • PD – completed coordination within • OM – completed FHWA and with partners • SP – completed and stakeholders • Weighting & Scoring Review -  Create program ongoing structure, partner on key • Updates to Website - ongoing program/research gaps • Version 1.0 Release – Summer 2012
  9. 9. www.sustainablehighways.org www.sustainablehighways.dot.govMichael Culp Connie Hill Heather HolsingerMichael.culp@dot.gov Connie.hill@dot.gov Heather.holsinger@dot.gov

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