Strategic Plan Implementation Support Services for SCOTSEM

The objective of this research is to provide support services to assist the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Special Committee on Transportation Security and Emergency Management (SCOTSEM) to accomplish the new Mission as articulated in the 4th Generation Strategic Directions (2014-2018) Plan. The scope of these services encompasses the following three (3) tasks, plus monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting: Task 1: 4th Generation Strategic Directions Implementation. The research team will work with and provide technical and strategic support to AASHTO as it pertains to the SCOTSEM transition. The research team will provide advice and support to the SCOTSEM Leadership Team and will coordinate with the other AASHTO and Transportation Research Board (TRB) initiatives that may influence or be influenced by SCOTSEM. The research team will assist AASHTO staff in developing committee and subcommittee meeting agendas and will coordinate communication from subcontractors. Key support services carried out under this Task may include but are not limited to: (1) developing draft and final Work Plans for the SCOTSEM Leadership Team; (2) assisting in developing Technical Working Group Work Plans; (3) drafting Performance Measures for consideration by the Special Committee; and (4) drafting necessary Annual Reports and Performance Reports. Task 2: Facilitating Research Deployment/Dissemination. The research team will assist with the development of documents outlining activities for dissemination of research results into activity practice and AASHTO policy. Support services provided for in this Task may include but are not limited to: (1) designing peer to peer exchange events; (2) trend identification leading to research directions and needs; (3) dissemination planning of previous research results; (4) trend monitoring and reporting to AASHTO staff and SCOTSEM leadership; and (5) classification and recommendations of which research products should be considered for adoption and/or balloting by the AASHTO community. Task 3: Coordinate/Integrate Outreach and Stakeholder Engagement. The research team will assist with various stakeholder outreach activities in order to raise the visibility of SCOTSEM within AASHTO and the Department of Transportation (DOT) community. Support services provided for in this task may include but are not limited to: (1) assisting the SCOTSEM Leadership Team and AASHTO staff in support of their activities through committee meetings, conference calls, and webinars; (2) develop SCOTSEM informational material; (3) provide support for 2015 annual meeting planning activities; (4) provide support for 2016 annual meeting planning activities; and (5) develop SCOTSEM briefing materials for use by the SCOTSEM Leadership Team.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $100000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 20-59(14)C

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

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

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Parker, Stephan

  • Principal Investigators:

    Fletcher, David

  • Start Date: 20150811
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20170210
  • Source Data: RiP Project 41150

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01612628
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 20-59(14)C
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Oct 2 2016 1:00AM