Dollars & Sense: Aligning Transportation Spending

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
CM | 1.25
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•    To understand the various approaches to project selection and performance management.
•    To learn about innovative approaches to aligning funding decisions to performance measures.
•    To learn to apply innovative approaches in one’s own community by overcoming barriers and harnessing opportunities.

This panel highlights practice-ready research from a University of Oregon-Transportation for America-Natural Resources Defense Council research project examining the integration of long range transportation plan goals, project selection criteria and funding decisions in case studies across the country.  Participants will learn about innovative approaches to rethinking how transportation spending can be better aligned with goals and performance measures at the state and metropolitan scale.  Panelists will highlight challenges and opportunities for rethinking transportation funding decisions.  The panel includes members of the research team from University of Oregon and Transportation for America in addition to MPO and state agency staff.  


Nick Donohue , Richmond , VA (see bio)
David Vautin , AICP , San Francisco , CA (see bio)
Rebecca Lewis , , Eugene , OR (see bio)
Alex Depompolo , Washington , DC