Partnering for Performance with State DOTs
National Rural Transportation Peer Learning Conference
Cincinnati 2014
NCDOT Strategic Prioritization Office of Transportation
Known as SPOT
Bi-annual prioritization of all transportation pro...
SPOT Work Group
Work Group members provide input & act as liaisons to respective
organizations
Representation:
• Local...
Eastern North Carolina MPO/RPO Coalition
Purpose was to discuss
regional cooperation in project
prioritization and top ...
Eastern North Carolina MPO/RPO Coalition
Representatives from 14 MPO/RPOs participated covering 41 counties
Became a gro...
Strategic Transportation Investment (STI)
House Bill 817 signed into Law June 26, 2013
Most significant NC transportatio...
Strategic Mobility Formula: How it Works
40% of Funds = $6B 30% of Funds = $6B 30% of Funds = $3B
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Statewide Mobility ...
regions &
divisions
regions &
divisions
STI Highway Project Scoring and Criteria Overview
Insert Table of Eligibility
11
Statewide Mobility Regional Impact Div...
Statewide Mobility Criteria
12
Criteria Weight
Benefit/Cost 30%
Congestion 30%
Economic Competitiveness 10%
Safety 1...
Regional Impact Category
Options for Investment Strategies across the State
P3.0 Workgroup will assist the Department in...
Regional Impact Default Criteria
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Criteria Weight
Benefit/Cost 30%
Congestion 30%
Economic Competitiveness
Safety ...
Division Needs Category
Options for Investment Strategies across the state
P3.0 Workgroup will assist the Department in ...
HIGHWAY – Division Needs Default Criteria
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Criteria Weight
Benefit/Cost 20%
Congestion 20%
Economic Competitiveness...
Paired Region A & B Unique Formulas
Eastern NC MPO/RPO Coalition provided perfect foundation for this
kind of regional c...
Region A Regional Impact Proposed Criteria
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Criteria Weight (Region A) Weight (Default)
Benefit/Cost 20% 30%
Congest...
Region B Regional Impact Proposed Criteria
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Criteria Weight (Region B) Weight (Default)
Benefit/Cost 20% 30%
Congest...
Divisions 1 & 4 Division Needs Proposed Criteria
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Criteria Weight (Division 1 & 4) Weight (Default)
Benefit/Cost 10% ...
Divisions 2 & 3 Division Needs Proposed Criteria
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Criteria Weight (Division 2 & 3) Weight (Default)
Benefit/Cost 20% ...
Concerns, Issues and Improvements
During SPOT 3.0 process there was no data to run for testing criteria or
formulas
Acc...
Questions?
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Partnering for Performance with State DOTs: North Carolina

Presentation by Patrick Flanagan, Eastern Carolina Council of Governments, at the 2014 National Rural Transportation Conference.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Government & Nonprofit      
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Transcripts - Partnering for Performance with State DOTs: North Carolina

  • 1. Partnering for Performance with State DOTs National Rural Transportation Peer Learning Conference Cincinnati 2014
  • 2. NCDOT Strategic Prioritization Office of Transportation Known as SPOT Bi-annual prioritization of all transportation projects in the state Data driven process Local input will be part of the scoring criteria for all projects. Stakeholders from around the state formed to implement and improve SPOT process after every round 2
  • 3. SPOT Work Group Work Group members provide input & act as liaisons to respective organizations Representation: • Local Partners - MPOs, RPOs • Advocacy Groups – Metro Mayors Coalition, Assoc. of County Commissioners, NC League of Municipalities, NC Regional Councils of Gov’t • Internal NCDOT Staff – Transportation Planning Branch, Program Development, 5 Non-Hwy Modes, Ports Authority, 3 Division Engineers. • FHWA (advisory) 3
  • 4. Eastern North Carolina MPO/RPO Coalition Purpose was to discuss regional cooperation in project prioritization and top priority projects Key assets were discussed and agreed upon: • Military • Agriculture • Health Care • Tourism • Education 4
  • 5. Eastern North Carolina MPO/RPO Coalition Representatives from 14 MPO/RPOs participated covering 41 counties Became a group to: 1) Strategically address the collective transportation needs of eastern North Carolina through cooperative dialogue and regional support, 2) Educate stakeholders on transportation issues and their impact on our communities, and 3) Develop transportation policy recommendations that may enhance the long-term economic prosperity of eastern North Carolina Albemarle RPO • Cape Fear RPO • Down East RPO • Eastern Carolina RPO • Goldsboro MPO Greenville MPO • Jacksonville MPO • Lumber River RPO • Mid-Carolina RPO • Mid-East RPO Peanut Belt RPO • Rocky Mount MPO • Upper Coastal Plain RPO • Wilmington MPO 6
  • 6. Strategic Transportation Investment (STI) House Bill 817 signed into Law June 26, 2013 Most significant NC transportation legislation since 1989 Highway Trust Fund Prioritization 3.0 Workgroup charged with providing recommendations to NCDOT on weights and criteria 7
  • 7. Strategic Mobility Formula: How it Works 40% of Funds = $6B 30% of Funds = $6B 30% of Funds = $3B 8 Statewide Mobility Regional Impact Estimated $15B in Funds for SFY 2016-2025 Division Needs Focus  Address Significant Congestion and Bottlenecks Eligible Projects - Statewide (such as Interstates) • Selection based 100% on data • programmed prior to Local Input Ranking Focus  Improve Connectivity within Regions Eligible Projects - Those not selected in Statewide Mobility Category - Regional Projects • Selection based 70% on data & 30% local input • Funding based on population within region Focus  Address Local Needs Eligible Projects - Those not selected in Statewide or Regional categories - Division Projects • Selection based on 50% data & 50% local input • Funding based on equal share for each Division = ~$34M per yr
  • 8. regions & divisions
  • 9. regions & divisions
  • 10. STI Highway Project Scoring and Criteria Overview Insert Table of Eligibility 11 Statewide Mobility Regional Impact Division Needs Eligible Projects: • Statewide • Statewide • Regional • Statewide • Regional • Division Overall Weights: 100% Quantitative Data 70% Quantitative Data / 30% Local Input 50% Quantitative Data / 50% Local Input Quant. Criteria • Benefit-Cost • Congestion • Economic Comp. • Safety • Freight • Multimodal • Pavement Condition • Lane Width • Shoulder Width • Benefit-cost • Congestion • Safety • Freight • Multimodal • Pavement Condition • Lane Width • Shoulder Width • Accessibility/Connectivity • Benefit-cost • Congestion • Safety • Freight • Multimodal • Pavement Condition • Lane Width • Shoulder Width • Accessibility/Connectivity Notes: Projects selected prior to local input Quant. criteria can be different for each region Quant. criteria can be different for each Division
  • 11. Statewide Mobility Criteria 12 Criteria Weight Benefit/Cost 30% Congestion 30% Economic Competitiveness 10% Safety 10% Multimodal (& Freight + Military) 20% Pavement Condition Lane Width Shoulder Width
  • 12. Regional Impact Category Options for Investment Strategies across the State P3.0 Workgroup will assist the Department in determining Regional Impact “default” strategy across the state (same for each paired funding region) OR Paired Funding Regions develop their own investment strategy Requirement: ALL parties in the Region (MPOs/RPOs/Division Engineer) must agree on quantitative criteria prior to July 1, 2013 13
  • 13. Regional Impact Default Criteria 14 Criteria Weight Benefit/Cost 30% Congestion 30% Economic Competitiveness Safety 10% Multimodal [& Freight + Military] Pavement Condition Lane Width Shoulder Width Accessibility/Connectivity
  • 14. Division Needs Category Options for Investment Strategies across the state P3.0 Workgroup will assist the Department in determining Division Needs “default” strategy across the state (same for each Division) OR Parties in each Division develop their own investment strategy Requirement: ALL parties in the Division (MPOs/RPOs/Division Engineer) must agree on quantitative criteria prior to July 1, 2013 15
  • 15. HIGHWAY – Division Needs Default Criteria 16 Criteria Weight Benefit/Cost 20% Congestion 20% Economic Competitiveness Safety 10% Multimodal [& Freight + Military] Pavement Condition Lane Width Shoulder Width Accessibility/Connectivity
  • 16. Paired Region A & B Unique Formulas Eastern NC MPO/RPO Coalition provided perfect foundation for this kind of regional collaboration MPO and RPO staff met with NCDOT Division Engineers to establish unique formulas on June 5, 2013 Every MPO and RPO had adopted these unique formulas by June 27, 2013 Prioritization 3.0 Workgroup charged with providing recommendations to NCDOT on weights and criteria 17
  • 17. Region A Regional Impact Proposed Criteria 18 Criteria Weight (Region A) Weight (Default) Benefit/Cost 20% 30% Congestion 15% 30% Economic Competitiveness Safety 15% 10% Multimodal [& Freight + Military] Pavement Condition Lane Width 10% Shoulder Width 10% Accessibility/Connectivity
  • 18. Region B Regional Impact Proposed Criteria 19 Criteria Weight (Region B) Weight (Default) Benefit/Cost 20% 30% Congestion 30% Economic Competitiveness Safety 25% 10% Multimodal [& Freight + Military] 25% Pavement Condition Lane Width Shoulder Width Accessibility/Connectivity
  • 19. Divisions 1 & 4 Division Needs Proposed Criteria 20 Criteria Weight (Division 1 & 4) Weight (Default) Benefit/Cost 10% 20% Congestion 10% 20% Economic Competitiveness Safety 10% 10% Multimodal [& Freight + Military] Pavement Condition Lane Width 10% Shoulder Width 10% Accessibility/Connectivity
  • 20. Divisions 2 & 3 Division Needs Proposed Criteria 21 Criteria Weight (Division 2 & 3) Weight (Default) Benefit/Cost 20% Congestion 20% 20% Economic Competitiveness Safety 20% 10% Multimodal [& Freight + Military] 10% Pavement Condition Lane Width Shoulder Width Accessibility/Connectivity
  • 21. Concerns, Issues and Improvements During SPOT 3.0 process there was no data to run for testing criteria or formulas Accessibility/Connectivity was not fully finalized by Workgroup in June Multimodal was hampered by only counting if the project touched the property line of one of the designated facilities Draft STIP will be released today 22
  • 22. Questions? 23

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