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21st Century Operations Using 21st Century Technologies

Statewide Opportunities For Linking Planning and Operations
A Primer

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Table of Contents

Cover Letter


1.0 Background and Purpose

1.1 What is the Purpose of this Primer?

1.2 Why Link planning and operations at State DOTs?

1.3 Quick Reference/Linking Planning and Operations

1.4 Identified Gaps for State DOTs

2.0 Opportunities for Linking Planning and Operations

2.1 Data, Analysis Tools, and Performance Measures

2.2 Operations in transportation plans/corridor studies

2.3 Institutional

2.4 Regional Considerations

2.5 Policy and Regulation

3.0 Self Assessment

4.0 Resources

List of Tables

List of Figures

Federal Highway Administration
Office of Transportation Management, (HOTM)
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration

June 2008
Publication #FHWA-HOP-08-028

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