The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Area, has released the draft version of the Regional Performance Measures – System Performance Report 2021 Update.
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) surface transportation legislation established a performance- and outcome-based program. As part of this program, MAP-21 and the current Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act legislation require that States and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) prepare and use a set of federally-established performance measures that are tied to national performance goals. Each MPO must set regional targets in the areas of roadway safety, transit asset management, transit safety, pavement condition, bridge condition, roadway performance, and freight.
Setting the initial and subsequent HRTPO targets was a collaborative effort. The Transportation Technical Advisory Committee (TTAC) – which is made up of staff from Hampton Roads localities and stakeholders – recommended targets for the HRTPO Board to consider. In order to assist the TTAC, the committee formed a Regional Performance Measures Working Group. This group includes staff from localities, transit agencies, VDOT, and subject-matter experts.
This Regional Performance Measures – System Performance Report includes a description of the methodology used to calculate each measure, historical data trends for each of the areas, information on statewide targets, a description of the targets that have been established by the HRTPO, and the progress being made towards meeting the established targets. This report is updated on an annual basis to reflect updated targets as well as progress towards meeting the established targets.
More information on HRTPO’s Regional Performance Measures and Targets effort is available on HRTPO’s website at https://www.hrtpo.org/page/regional-performance-measures-and-targets.
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All interested parties are encouraged to review the draft document and send comments to Mr. Keith Nichols at email@example.com or by mail to 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320. The deadline for comments is May 21, 2021.