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Transportation Planning Capacity Building Indiana MPO Conference October 15-17, 2003.

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1 Transportation Planning Capacity Building Indiana MPO Conference October 15-17, 2003

2 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. What is Transportation Planning Capacity Building?

3 To improve these types of planning: Metropolitan Statewide Rural and Local Communities Tribal Partners & Audiences FHWA/FTA State DOTs MPOs Public Transport. Providers Tribal Governments Rural Officials Environmental Agencies Elected Officials City DOTs County DOTs Businesses Public Focus Areas 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 Tools Technical Assistance Peer Exchange Scans Case Studies Effective Practices Expert Panels Deployment Internet Publications Videos Training NHI/NTI Short Courses Workshops Transportation Planning Capacity Building

4 Easy to find answers to transportation planning questions Responsive to practitioner needs Flexible approaches Peer-to-peer networking Commitment to continued learning Program Objectives

5 Oversight identifies the needs. Research develops solutions. Capacity Building is the delivery apparatus. It also returns perspectives, ideas and concerns from stakeholder outreach. Relationship to Oversight and Research

6 To improve these types of planning: Metropolitan Statewide Rural and Local Communities Tribal Partners & Audiences FHWA/FTA State DOTs MPOs Public Transport. Providers Tribal Governments Rural Officials Environmental Agencies Elected Officials City DOTs County DOTs Businesses Public Focus Areas 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 Tools Technical Assistance Peer Exchange Scans Case Studies Effective Practices Expert Panels Deployment Internet Publications Videos Training NHI/NTI Short Courses Workshops Transportation Planning Capacity Building

7 Decision Makers Staff Non-Metropolitan Local Officials Tribal Government Officials Others Program Audiences

8 To improve these types of planning: Metropolitan Statewide Rural and Local Communities Tribal Partners & Audiences FHWA/FTA State DOTs MPOs Public Transport. Providers Tribal Governments Rural Officials Environmental Agencies Elected Officials City DOTs County DOTs Businesses Public Focus Areas 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 Tools Technical Assistance Peer Exchange Scans Case Studies Effective Practices Expert Panels Deployment Internet Publications Videos Training NHI/NTI Short Courses Workshops Transportation Planning Capacity Building

9 Determined from: –Stakeholder outreach meetings Metropolitan Statewide Rural –Customer Feedback Program Evaluations Individual Contact Focus Areas

10 To improve these types of planning: Metropolitan Statewide Rural and Local Communities Tribal Partners & Audiences FHWA/FTA State DOTs MPOs Public Transport. Providers Tribal Governments Rural Officials Environmental Agencies Elected Officials City DOTs County DOTs Businesses Public Focus Areas 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 Tools Technical Assistance Peer Exchange Scans Case Studies Effective Practices Expert Panels Deployment Internet Publications Videos Training NHI/NTI Short Courses Workshops Transportation Planning Capacity Building

11 Metropolitan Planning Process Briefing Book Frequently Asked Questions A Citizens 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 Publications

12 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 Training Courses and Workshops

13 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 Technical Resources

14 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.

15 Peer Program Services Peer-to-Peer Site Visits Roundtables Workshops Topic-specific forums

16 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

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

18 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.

19 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

20 Peer Program Coordinators FHWA: Sherry Ways, (202) FTA: Carolyn Mulvihill, (202)

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22 Brief introduction to planning area program. Related information broken down by subject areas, resources, publications, and programs.

23 TPCB – Peer Programs Available Online: About the Peer Program Program Application Peer Exchange Reports Peer Events and more…

24 Calendar of Events Related Web Sites Field Contacts Training & Education Training Courses Academic Institutions Educational Papers Transportation Data Resources

25 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 Upcoming Technical Information

26 Travel Model Improvement Program (TMIP) –Mike Culp, Freight Professional Development Program (FPD) –Scott Johnson, ITS Professional Capacity Building –Ron Giguere, Other Capacity Building Programs

27 For More Information Charlie (202) David (202) Robert (202) Effie (202)


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