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OFFICE OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNER-FAIRBANK HIGHWAY RESEARCH CENTER

Innovative Tools, Techniques, and Processes to Accelerate Project Delivery in Broad Angency Announcement (BAA)

Project Information

Project ID:
FHWA-PROJ-21-0026
Project Abstract:

This project will provide research and implementation assistance on statewide and regional transportation planning processes, in the Planning and Environment Linkages (PEL) context to build the practitioners’ capacity to implement PEL in support of accelerating project delivery. This project will build directly on the PEL Framework and other FHWA existing PEL resources. The research will include consideration of strategies, tools, and data for institutionalizing PEL in many areas.

Project Status:
Active
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount):
$374,794.00
Start Date:
End Date:
Public Access Plan:
Yes
Grant/Contract ID:
  • 693JJ321C000011
FHWA Program Area:
  • Planning, Environment, and Realty
FHWA AMRP Program:
  • Accelerating Project Delivery
  • Performance Based Planning
FHWA Activity:
  • Data and Analysis
  • Human Factors
Project Outputs:

To develop a refined framework, and then to provide framework implementation assistance to the State DOTs.

1. This project will produce three workshops, materials and PowerPoint presentation, and summary of workshop discussions.

2. This project will create a peer exchange workshop (and its materials and PowerPoint presentation) and a summary of peer exchange outcomes June 15, 2022.

3. This project will develop a refined framework for accelerating project delivery refined national PEL framework summary/toolkit; PowerPoint presentation; and web-based content.

4. This project will provide framework implementation assistance, and Section 508-compliant final summary report.

Project Outcomes/Impact:

The FHWA realizes how important relationships are and proposes developing a process for assessing DOTs or other participants in this round of work to understand where they have strong relationships, and where investing in stronger relationships might be appropriate. This new research will build directly on the PEL Framework, which the contractor is currently working onto strengthen interagency and interdepartmental coordination, opportunities for coordinated data organization, and for the development of planning products supporting NEPA.

Contact Information

First Name:
Cheng
Middle Initial:
J
Last Name:
Yan
Phone Number:
(202) 366-9206
Email Address:
Team:
Planning Capacity Building Team
Office:
Office of Planning
Office Code:
HEPP-20

Management Organizations

Sponsor Organization

Organization Role:
Sponsor Organization
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty - Office of Planning
Contact Role:
Contract Office Representative
Contact:

Managing Organization

Organization Role:
Project Managing Organization
Organization:
Renaissance Planning
Contact Role:
Project Lead

Partners and Other Sponsor/Managing/Performing Organizations

Organization Role:
Project Managing Organization
Organization:
Renaissance Planning
Contact Role:
Project Lead