Hi all,

This might be worth attending. Note the emphasis on MAP-21 performance measures and the fact that the availability of ped/bike data is one of the topics that US DOT solicited ideas about in terms of performance measures.

Phyllis

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From: <michael.nesbitt@dot.gov>
Date: Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 6:28 AM
Subject: Webinar: National Online Dialogue Results
To: michael.nesbitt@dot.gov


 

Greetings:

Thank you for viewing or contributing to FHWA’s National Online Dialogue on Improving Transportation Performance. Your participation in the dialogue made it a success. During the dialogue, stakeholders explored a variety of important topics, such as the

 

  • Adequacy of arterial traffic volume data for performance management
  • Need for better trade-off analysis tools
  • Need for more peer-to-peer workshops
  • Availability of bicycle/pedestrian data
  • Development of methods for establishing performance measures and target setting

FHWA is hosting a webinar on how the results of the dialogue will be used. During the webinar, FHWA will share:

  • Details on how it is using selected idea submissions to shape its stakeholder engagement and communication activities.
  • Results from the online dialogue, including a full report for download.
  • Upcoming transportation performance management stakeholder engagement activities and opportunities

 

Please share the attached flyer and register for the Ideas in Action: National Online Dialogue Results Webinar

 

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2012

Time: 1:30-3:00 EDT

To register for the webinar visit the link below:

http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/webconference/web_conf_learner_reg.aspx?webconfid=24745

 

 

The archive of the National Online Dialogue will be available until August 17.

To review the archives visit : https://fhwaperformance.ideascale.com/

 

Coincidently, the dialogue concluded a few weeks before the signing of a 27-month authorization for surface transportation funding. Included in the 27-month funding authorization is language requiring the use of performance management principles. The dialogue allowed FHWA to have a timely, “no-harm” conversation with a diverse group of stakeholders on how the transportation community can better use performance management principles.

 

A summary of highway priorities in the Moving America Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) can be found at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/map21/summaryinfo.cfm.

 

A pdf version can be downloaded at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/map21/docs/map21_summary_hgwy_provisions.pdf

 

For more additional information contact:

 

Michael Nesbitt

Stakeholder Engagement Lead

Proposed Office of Transportation Performance Management

202-366-1179

michael.nesbitt@dot.gov

 

 


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