Performance Measures

Evaluation and Performance Measurement of Congestion Pricing Projects (NCHRP, 2012)

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 694: Evaluation and Performance Measurement of Congestion Pricing Projects is designed to help transportation agencies select or develop measures to evaluate congestion-pricing projects; collect the necessary data; track

Bicycling and Walking in the U.S.: 2012 Benchmarking Report (Alliance for Biking and Walking, 2012)

This 3rd biennial benchmarking report looks at data and policies in all 50 states and the 51 largest US cities to examine how they stack up for walking and biking. This is a useful tool for local and state officials that would like to improve conditions and safety for bicyclists and pedestrians,

NCHRP Report 708: A Guidebook for Sustainability Performance Measurement for Transportation Agencies (2011)

This guidebook provides state departments of transportation (DOTs) and other transportation agencies with a practical and easy-to-use approach to identify and apply sustainability-related performance measures, some number of which may already be integrated into agency business practices, to

Performance Measures for Freight Transportation (NCFRP Report 10, 2011)

The objective of this research was to develop measures to gauge the performance of the U.S. freight transportation system. The measures as sought in the project statement are intended to support investment, operations, and policy decisions by a range of stakeholders, both public and private. The

Transitioning to a Performance-Based Federal Surface Transportation Policy (Bipartisan Policy Center, 2010)

One problem with transportation infrastructure spending is that desired outcomes are often poorly articulated or measured. For both environmental and financial reasons, there is a major push to implement new performance measures. Read more here.

Performance Measures Report for Pavements (PennDOT, 2010)

PennDOT produces performance measures reports similar to this statewide version, tailored to each MPO in the state to aid them in managing their assets. Also see PennDOT’s Performance Measures Annual Report for Bridges. Download Performance Measures Annual Report for Pavements

Performance Measures Report for Bridges (PennDOT, 2010)

PennDOT produces performance measures reports similar to this statewide version, tailored to each MPO in the state to aid them in managing their assets. Also see PennDOT’s Performance Measures Annual Report for Pavements. Download 2010 Performance Measures Annual Report for Bridges