Research Program Design---Administration of Highway and Transportation Agencies. State DOT Administration of Local Road Safety Aid

The objectives of this research were to (a) describe how departments of transportation (DOTs) organize themselves to administer programs to enhance safety on local roads and (b) assess the performance of alternative organizational strategies. The research report is intended to inform American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and DOT leadership on issues and options for effective DOT administration of local road safety aid. The research entailed a survey of how state agencies administer local road safety aid, including where responsibility is assigned, support for leadership and authority, technical capability and expertise, and how program performance is assessed and reported.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 20-24(87)

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Performing Organizations:

    ICF International

  • Principal Investigators:

    Preston, Howard

  • Start Date: 20130422
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20140621
  • Source Data: RiP Project 37796

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01549572
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 20-24(87)
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2015 1:01AM