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Strategic planning for tftn trb jan 12 2010


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Strategic planning for tftn trb jan 12 2010

  1. 1. STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR TRANSPORTATION FOR THE NATION (TFTN) Transportation Research Board, Spatial Education Sub-Committee Steve Lewis, USDOT Patricia Solano, Koniag Technology Solutions January 12 2010
  2. 2. TFTN - Background <ul><li>NSGIC Advocacy Agenda Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Goal to build national transportation base layers for use by all levels of government </li></ul><ul><li>Complements & reinforces other current efforts to develop national framework data layers (e.g. IFTN) </li></ul>
  3. 3. TFTN and USDOT <ul><li>USDOT is a full partner in TFTN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation Theme Lead for the NSDI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Produce and Maintain the National Transportation Atlas Databases (NTAD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FHWA HPMS Program collecting data from State DOTs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funding the Strategic Planning Effort </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Strategic Planning Effort <ul><li>Identify and engage the entire stakeholder community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All levels of government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private Sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open StreetMap </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Define requirements, challenges and opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Document progress already made, good ideas & challenge current assumptions </li></ul><ul><li>Explore implementation issues </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate funding requirements and sources </li></ul>
  5. 5. What’s Been Done? <ul><li>Funds obligated and contractors selected in August 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Koniag Services Inc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applied Geographics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contract still not in place. January 15, 2010? </li></ul><ul><li>USGS/Census sponsored meeting of federal stakeholders </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why a Strategic Plan? <ul><li>Increase probability of success </li></ul><ul><li>Defining where we want to go: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision & goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities & threats </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Defining Current Situation <ul><li>Where are we? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who are we </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it done? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How is it done? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengths and weaknesses </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Implementation Plan <ul><li>How to get there? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phases & Milestones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lessons learned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program marketing </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Objectives <ul><ul><li>Research and evaluate the need, scope, requirements, potential benefits and feasibility of TFTN, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involve stakeholders in the information gathering and consensus building process. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Key Issues <ul><li>Institutional Readiness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose and motivation, constraints, roles across different levels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Best Practices and Current Models </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordination and integration, lessons learned, identify duplication of efforts, amplify success </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content of the TFTN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Core attributes for road centerlines, core uses, other transportation modes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits - Who and how, willingness to pay, public goods </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Road Ahead <ul><li>Creation of a Steering Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Perform outreach activities: interviews, workshops, meetings, surveys, case studies, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of what’s working, what’s needed – current practices, requirements, strategies, standards, documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of institutional constraints, capacity, operational authority, motivation, benefits, etc. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Examples of Target Meetings Date Conference Location February 17-19, 2010 ESRI Federal User Conference Washington, DC April 12-14, 2010 Geographic Information System for Transportation (GIS-T) Symposium Charleston, West Virginia July 12-16, 2010 ESRI User Conference San Diego, California
  13. 13. Comments/Questions <ul><li>Steve Lewis </li></ul><ul><li>(202) 366-9223 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Patricia Solano </li></ul><ul><li>(703)853-5457 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>