Performance Areas Freight
- June 1, 2015
This project was a 2014 John and Jane Public Competition winner. From TRB Committee ADA 60: The six-county region represented by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) includes the nation’s largest container port complex; the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach; key land ports-of-entry between California and Baja California, Mexico; and over 830 million square feet of warehousing space served by an extensive network of highways and rail mainlines. To highlight the importance of investing in the transportation system to transport goods, SCAG developed the following communication materials: Video: “Southern California Delivers the Goods” that highlights how imported goods are transported from one mode to the other through an extensive transportation network, while undergoing multiple handling processes before arriving at a store shelf. Infographic: “BY THE NUMBERS: Goods Movement in Southern California” that provides interesting facts about goods movement activities in Southern California.
- February 19, 2015
An article on the celebration of 10 Years of Performance Management with the Tracker tool at MoDOT. Tracker allows MoDOT to measure how well products and services are delivered to its customers and has made the department a national leader in the area of performance management. For more information about Tracker, and to download this quarter's report go to http://www.modot.org/about/Tracker.htm.
An article in Connections, an online publication for active employees and retirees, on the celebration of 10 Years of Performance Management with the Tracker tool at MoDOT.
An article in Express Lane, an online publication for transportation-related news and information, on the celebration of 10 Years of Performance Management with the Tracker tool at MoDOT.
This video was created to celebrate 10 years of Performance Management with MoDOT's Tracker tool.
- May 1, 2015
Keeping commercial trucks moving on Washington state’s highway is vital to the economy, improves traffic flow and reduces impacts to the environment. Gray Notebook 57 Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks Annual Report explains how the CVISN system achieves all these tasks while saving the trucking industry millions of dollars and tens of thousands of hours each year.
- October 1, 2014
WSDOT’s Corridor Capacity Report’s ‘Dashboard of Indicators’ presents multimodal system performance measures over a five year period, giving a holistic view of the changes in system conditions. Collaboration with transit, planning and other state agencies is critical for achieving a corridor-based customer focused multimodal performance measurement and analysis that leading to a comprehensive story telling that resonates with WSDOT stakeholders. These corridor snapshots act as a regional dashboard on measures like person miles traveled and annual emissions, as well as digging into metrics for every mode.
What are the implications of MAP-21 newly proposed rules for safety, pavement and bridges? WSDOT has developed a website and folios that share general and technical information intended to enhance the understanding of federal rule making for the general public as well as technical audiences. As proposed rules are released and other rules become finalized, the website will be updated to reflect current information.
- June 1, 2015