A Framework for Collaborative Decision Making on Additions to Highway Capacity


Issue Date: 2012-12-31

Overview: TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Capacity Projet C01 has released a prepublication, non-edited version of a report titled A Framework for Collaborative Decision Making on Additions to Highway Capacity that describes a framework—including for long-range planning, corridor planning, project programming, environmental review, and environmental permitting— that supports collaborative business practices for reaching decisions on adding highway capacity when necessary.

The framework delivers case studies and supportive materials in a searchable, web-based, format called Transportation for Communities: Advancing Projects through Partnerships (TCAPP). TCAPP is organized around decision points in the planning, programming, environmental review, and permitting processes.

Source Organization Location: Washington, DC

Operations Area of Practice: Business Processes/Policies and Procedures, Communicating Reliability Information, Interagency Agreements / Cooperation / MOUs, Leadership, Organizational Models, Performance Management, Procurement Approaches, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), Strategic Planning, TSMO Culture

Organizational Capability Element: Planning, Procurement, Programming/Budget/Funding, Project Development, Performance Measurement, Leadership/Championship, Organizational Structure/Staffing, Recruitment and Retention, Local government/MPO/RTPA cooperation, Outsourcing/PPP

Content Type: Informational Product

Role in Organization: CEO / GM / Commissioner, Director / Program Manager, Engineer, Manager / First Line Supervisor, Principal Engineer, Public Safety Officer, Researcher/Academic, Senior Engineer, Senior Manager, Transportation Planner

Publishing Organization: SHRP2 Program

Maturity Level of Program: Assessment (L1), Deployment (L3), Development (L2), Monitoring (L4)

Objective: Available Tools, How-To, Learning