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  • Recognizes that we are currently maintaining national highway and road data in different forms for different purposes Highway Planning Network, Freight Analysis Framework Network, Highway Performance Monitoring System, TIGER/Line, commercial data
  • Last slide for Steve
  • In a nutshell, we need an strategic plan to better characterize where do we want to go, where are we and what is the best way to get there Requirements: data, technology, resource, standards, organizational needs, evaluate funding requirements and sources
  • Technical, Data Standards and Integration, Federal Guidance, Archiving Architecture, Communications,…
  • Technical, Data Standards and Integration, Federal Guidance, Archiving Architecture, Communications,…
  • Institutional Readiness Priority purposes and motivations Current constraints Appropriate roles for federal actors, state, local government, commercial Best Practices and Current Models Coordination and vertical integration Lessons learned from current models and programs Identify duplication of effort, amplify success Content of the TFTN Core attributes for road centerlines Core uses Other transportation modes Benefits - Who and how, willingness to pay, public goods
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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>