The How: Case Studies Advancing Planning for Operations
Best Practices Illustrating the Benefits of Planning for Operations
A strategic approach to planning for operations that is guided by specific objectives and regular performance measurement will help ensure that the most effective operations strategies are incorporated into transportation plans. In many regions around the country, agencies are already applying elements of this approach in a variety of ways. The case studies below are just some of the examples of where this is being done.
- Capital District Transportation Committee (Albany, New York area)
Placing the Congestion Management Process in the Context of Metropolitan Transportation Planning Goals and Objectives
- Denver Regional Council of Governments (Denver, Colorado area)
The Denver Region Traffic Signal System Improvement Program: Planning for Management and Operations
- Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area)
Planning for Congestion Management and Tracking Progress
- Metropolitan Transportation Commission (San Francisco Bay Area, California)
Developing Regional Objectives and Performance Measures to Improve System Operations
- Pima Association of Governments (Tucson, Arizona area)
Regional Concept for Transportation Operations Fosters Planning for Operations in the Tucson Metropolitan Area
- Wilmington Area Planning Council (Newark, Delaware area)
A Performance-Based Approach to Integrating Congestion Management into the Metropolitan Planning Process
These case studies illustrate the benefits of planning for operations. For more information on planning for operations, please contact Wayne Berman at Wayne.Berman@dot.gov.