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FHWA LTAP/TTAP Update Technology Partnerships Programs 2013 LTAP/TTAP National Conference: Boise, ID.

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1 FHWA LTAP/TTAP Update Technology Partnerships Programs 2013 LTAP/TTAP National Conference: Boise, ID

2 Program Overview Remarks from Mike Burk Safety Focus Technology Transfer and Deployment News Strategic Planning Committee Highlights

3 Notes from The Director Mike Burk Director Technology Partnership Programs

4 Our forecast calls for… Sustained emphasis on roadway safety Rising importance of Technology Transfer Increased attention on local public agencies in transportation

5 Our challenges and opportunities include…. Managing expectations Remaining innovative MAP-21: The next chapter Keeping partnerships relevant

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7 National LTAP Association/FHWA Joint Safety Program

8 Strategic Focus on Safety Goal: Achieve the fullest possible integration of roadway safety into the program. “By strategically managing our safety efforts, we can bring greater alignment to our work and ensure we use our resources in an efficient and effective way. Safety has always been a cornerstone of LTAP/TTAP and this more strategic focus will enable the Program to provide even more effective services to our local customers and safety stakeholders.” --NLTAPA Endorsement Statement, August 2011

9 National Technology Transfer and Deployment News

10 September 24, 2013: Locally Administered Federal-aid Projects December 4, 2013: Intersection and Interchange Geometrics March 2014: TBD June 2014: TBD

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12 SHRP2 Implementation Assistance Program 12 Assistance Opportunities Available to help State DOTs, MPOs, local agencies, and other interested organizations to deploy SHRP2 Solutions Open for applications twice per year Round 1 launched in February 2013; and Round 2 launched in August SHRP2 Solutions have been included in the program to date

13 Round 1 Implementation Assistance First Round at a Glance 34 States and the District of Columbia 6 SHRP2 Solutions at work on 108 transportation projects 2 proof of concept pilots 74 lead adopter incentives 24 user incentives Limited technical assistance to 8 States 13

14 Round 2 Products 14 Expediting Project Delivery (C19)Gary Jensen Office of Human Environment Performance Specifications for Rapid Renewal (R07) Jennifer Balis Office of Infrastructure Managing Risk in Rapid Renewal Projects (R09) LaToya Johnson Office of Innovative Program Delivery Railroad-DOT Mitigation Strategies (R16)Joseph Taylor Office of Infrastructure

15 Round 2 Implementation Assistance Schedule Implementation Assistance Timeline –Application period opens August 2 –Application period closes September 6 –Awards announced Mid-October More information at 15

16 Mark Your Calendars: 11 th Low Volume Road Conference July 12-15, 2015 Suggestions from LTAP/TTAPs on “Hot Topics” welcome!

17 Technology Transfer Group

18 T2 Group Roster: Scott BershingJosh Jones Bill BivinDavid Orr Matt CarterValerie Pitts Matthew EndersMark Sandifer Sara HubbardErik Wells

19 T2 Group Objectives: Identify technologies with local relevance that are easily adaptable/easily implementable Define conveyance mechanisms for Centers to connect and share technologies Monitor effectiveness of these mechanisms

20 T2 Group Highlights: Survey results documented and disseminated Enhanced presence of topics at conference Conveyance mechanisms identified Exploration of complimentary efforts commenced

21 Strategic Planning Committee

22 FHWA Strategic Planning Committee Victoria Beale - OH – to serve through 2015 Lisa Harris – KS through 2013 Donna Shea – CT through 2013 John Velat – MI TTAP through 2014 Dave Waldo – AK through 2014 Vacant – to be filled in 2014 for Renee Railsback – CO [NLTAPA] Jeff Zaharewicz – FHWA LTAP/TTAP Program Manager

23 SPC 2013 July 9-11 Sessions 2012 Review/2013 Hot Topics Program performance data review LTAP/TTAP Strategic Issues LTAP/TTAP Operational Issues

24 SPC 2013 Outcomes 2012 Review/2013 Hot Topics Messaging Connectivity Service to Centers Program Performance Data Review Define Refine Service to Centers

25 SPC 2013 Outcomes Strategic Issues Explore funding implications Design and implement a safety-esque focus on Asset Management Operational Issues Continue focused program at 2014 Regional Meetings Heighten “Operational Awareness” Strengthen partnering efforts with others in NHI and RC Program Performance Data Review Define Refine Service to Centers

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27 Thank You, Boise!


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