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Transportation planning capacity building

Transportation PlanningCapacity Building

Indiana MPO Conference

October 15-17, 2003


What is transportation planning capacity building

What is Transportation Planning Capacity Building?

Mission

Support effective transportation planning in state, metropolitan, rural and tribal settings. Assist decision-makers, transportation officials and staff resolve the increasingly complex issues they face when addressing transportation needs in their communities.


Transportation planning capacity building

Transportation Planning Capacity Building

Focus Areas

To improve these types of planning:

  • Asset Management

  • Cost Estimation

  • CSS/CSD

  • Financial Planning

  • Freight

  • Human & Natural Environment

  • Intermodal

  • Land Use

  • Models

  • New MPOs/Boundaries

  • Operations

  • Planning Performance Measures

  • Programming process

  • Public Involvement

  • Safety

  • Security

  • State Consultation

  • Systems Planning

Partners & Audiences

Tools

  • Metropolitan

  • Statewide

  • Rural and Local Communities

  • Tribal

  • FHWA/FTA

  • State DOTs

  • MPOs

  • Public Transport. Providers

  • Tribal Governments

  • Rural Officials

  • Environmental Agencies

  • Elected Officials

  • City DOTs

  • County DOTs

  • Businesses

  • Public

  • Technical Assistance

  • Peer Exchange

  • Scans

  • Case Studies

  • Effective Practices

  • Expert Panels

  • Deployment

  • Internet

  • Publications

  • Videos

  • Training

  • NHI/NTI

  • Short Courses

  • Workshops


Program objectives

Program Objectives

  • Easy to find answers to transportation planning questions

  • Responsive to practitioner needs

  • Flexible approaches

  • Peer-to-peer networking

  • Commitment to continued learning


Relationship to oversight and research

Relationship to Oversight and Research

  • Oversight identifies the needs.

  • Researchdevelops solutions.

  • Capacity Building is the delivery apparatus.

    It also returns perspectives, ideas and concerns from stakeholder outreach.


Transportation planning capacity building

Transportation Planning Capacity Building

Focus Areas

To improve these types of planning:

  • Asset Management

  • Cost Estimation

  • CSS/CSD

  • Financial Planning

  • Freight

  • Human & Natural Environment

  • Intermodal

  • Land Use

  • Models

  • New MPOs/Boundaries

  • Operations

  • Planning Performance Measures

  • Programming process

  • Public Involvement

  • Safety

  • Security

  • State Consultation

  • Systems Planning

Partners & Audiences

Tools

  • Metropolitan

  • Statewide

  • Rural and Local Communities

  • Tribal

  • FHWA/FTA

  • State DOTs

  • MPOs

  • Public Transport. Providers

  • Tribal Governments

  • Rural Officials

  • Environmental Agencies

  • Elected Officials

  • City DOTs

  • County DOTs

  • Businesses

  • Public

  • Technical Assistance

  • Peer Exchange

  • Scans

  • Case Studies

  • Effective Practices

  • Expert Panels

  • Deployment

  • Internet

  • Publications

  • Videos

  • Training

  • NHI/NTI

  • Short Courses

  • Workshops


Program audiences

Program Audiences

  • Decision Makers

  • Staff

  • Non-Metropolitan Local Officials

  • Tribal Government Officials

  • Others


Transportation planning capacity building

Transportation Planning Capacity Building

Focus Areas

Toimprove these types of planning:

  • Asset Management

  • Cost Estimation

  • CSS/CSD

  • Financial Planning

  • Freight

  • Human & Natural Environment

  • Intermodal

  • Land Use

  • Models

  • New MPOs/Boundaries

  • Operations

  • Planning Performance Measures

  • Programming process

  • Public Involvement

  • Safety

  • Security

  • State Consultation

  • Systems Planning

Partners & Audiences

Tools

  • Metropolitan

  • Statewide

  • Rural and Local Communities

  • Tribal

  • FHWA/FTA

  • State DOTs

  • MPOs

  • Public Transport. Providers

  • Tribal Governments

  • Rural Officials

  • Environmental Agencies

  • Elected Officials

  • City DOTs

  • County DOTs

  • Businesses

  • Public

  • Technical Assistance

  • Peer Exchange

  • Scans

  • Case Studies

  • Effective Practices

  • Expert Panels

  • Deployment

  • Internet

  • Publications

  • Videos

  • Training

  • NHI/NTI

  • Short Courses

  • Workshops


Focus areas

Focus Areas

  • Determined from:

    • Stakeholder outreach meetings

      • Metropolitan

      • Statewide

      • Rural

    • Customer Feedback

      • Program Evaluations

      • Individual Contact


Transportation planning capacity building

Transportation Planning Capacity Building

Focus Areas

To improve these types of planning:

  • Asset Management

  • Cost Estimation

  • CSS/CSD

  • Financial Planning

  • Freight

  • Human & Natural Environment

  • Intermodal

  • Land Use

  • Models

  • New MPOs/Boundaries

  • Operations

  • Planning Performance Measures

  • Programming process

  • Public Involvement

  • Safety

  • Security

  • State Consultation

  • Systems Planning

Partners & Audiences

Tools

  • Metropolitan

  • Statewide

  • Rural and Local Communities

  • Tribal

  • FHWA/FTA

  • State DOTs

  • MPOs

  • Public Transport. Providers

  • Tribal Governments

  • Rural Officials

  • Environmental Agencies

  • Elected Officials

  • City DOTs

  • County DOTs

  • Businesses

  • Public

  • Technical Assistance

  • Peer Exchange

  • Scans

  • Case Studies

  • Effective Practices

  • Expert Panels

  • Deployment

  • Internet

  • Publications

  • Videos

  • Training

  • NHI/NTI

  • Short Courses

  • Workshops


Publications

Publications

  • Metropolitan Planning Process Briefing Book

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • A Citizen’s Guide to Transportation Decisionmaking

  • Planning for Transportation in Rural Areas

  • Community Impact Assessment

  • Public Involvement

  • Environmental Streamlining

  • Transportation Conformity: A Basic Guide for State and Local Officials


Training courses and workshops

Training Courses and Workshops

  • Metropolitan Planning

  • Statewide Planning

  • Public Involvement

  • Linking Planning and NEPA

  • Integrating Freight in the Transportation Planning Process

  • Travel Demand Forecasting

  • Administration of FHWA Planning Grants

  • Fundamentals of Title VI/Env. Justice

  • Air Quality Monitoring


Technical resources

Technical Resources

  • New MPO case studies

  • Public involvement evaluation case studies

  • Dynamics of on-street parking (with NYU)

  • Talking Freight Series

  • Planning Studies: Flex funding, Transit Operators

  • Transportation and Land Use Scan


The peer programs

The Peer Programs

  • Forum for sharing ideas & noteworthy practices.

  • Strengthens transportation planning practices.

  • Builds relationships & reinforces cooperation between agencies.

  • Designed to meet specific needs of a region, State, or locality.


Peer program services

Peer Program Services

  • Peer-to-Peer Site Visits

  • Roundtables

  • Workshops

  • Topic-specific forums


Peer programs topics to date

Peer Programs Topics to Date

  • Financial Planning, Denver, CO,

  • Management and Operations, Washington, DC

  • Land Use and Transportation Models, Tucson, AZ

  • Public Transportation in the Planning Process, Baltimore, MD

  • Rural transportation planning, Indianapolis, IN

  • Context Sensitive Solutions/Context Sensitive Design in Large Central Cities, New York, NY

  • Transportation and Land Use, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Freight in the Planning Process, Philadelphia, PA

  • Others


How to apply

How To Apply

  • An individual MPO, State DOT, transit agency, or tribal organization may apply.

  • FHWA Division/FTA Regional Offices may apply on behalf of an agency.

  • Application and instructions are located on the Peer Programs Page at www.planning.dot.gov.

  • Roles and Responsibilities Fact Sheet & Peer Program brochure for more information.


Peer program policies

Peer Program Policies

  • FHWA Division/FTA Regional Offices are encouraged to work cooperatively.

  • FHWA Divisions and FTA Regional Offices are responsible for coordinating logistics etc., in cooperation with the agency seeking assistance.


Upcoming peer programs

Upcoming Peer Programs

  • Community Impact Assessment, Indianapolis, IN

  • MPO Regional Coordination, Gettysburg, PA

  • Performance Measurement Roundtable, Washington, DC

  • Safety and Security in the Planning Process, Washington, DC

  • Land Use, Transit, Livability, Atlanta, GA


Peer program coordinators

Peer Program Coordinators

  • FHWA: Sherry Ways, (202) 366-1587

  • FTA: Carolyn Mulvihill, (202) 366-2258


Www planning dot gov

www.planning.dot.gov


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www.planning.dot.gov

Brief introduction to

planning area

program.

Related information

broken down by

subject areas,

resources,

publications, and

programs.


Tpcb peer programs

TPCB – Peer Programs

  • Available Online:

  • About the Peer Program

  • Program Application

  • Peer Exchange Reports

  • Peer Events and more…


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www.planning.dot.gov

Calendar

of Events

  • Training & Education

  • Training Courses

  • Academic Institutions

  • Educational Papers

  • Transportation Data

  • Resources

Related

Web Sites

Field

Contacts


Upcoming technical information

Upcoming Technical Information

  • Transportation and Land Use: national scan report; transportation, land use, physical activity report

  • Financial planning: national scan report, plain language brochure on transportation finance basics

  • Systems Planning

  • Land Use and Economic Development

  • Transit Supportive Land Use Development

  • Operations and Planning Support – Case Studies and Primer

  • Integrating Transportation, Land Use and Public Health

  • Rural Transportation


Other capacity building programs

Other Capacity Building Programs

  • Travel Model Improvement Program (TMIP)

    • Mike Culp, 202-366-9229

  • Freight Professional Development Program (FPD)

    • Scott Johnson, 202-366-9498

  • ITS Professional Capacity Building

    • Ron Giguere, 202-366-2203


For more information

For More Information

  • www.planning.dot.gov

  • Charlie Goodman @ (202) 366-1944

    [email protected]

  • David Kuehn @ (202) 366-6072 [email protected]

  • Robert Ritter @ (202) 493-2139

    [email protected]

  • Effie Stallsmith @ (202) 366-5653

    [email protected]


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