Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Practices. Topic 54-08. Practices for Integrating Performance-Based Plans with Long-Range Transportation Plans and Statewide Transportation Investment Programs

The objective of this synthesis was to document current practices of departments of transportation (DOTs) related to integrating federally required performance-based plans with long-range transportation plans (LRTPs) and statewide transportation improvement programs (STIPs). DOTs must integrate the performance management goals, objectives, performance measures, and targets described in their performance-based plans into LRTPs and STIPs. However, each state DOT has a unique structure and process to meet federal and state requirements. This synthesis gathered information through a literature review, a survey of state DOTs and the District of Columbia, and follow-up interviews with selected DOTs. Four case examples illustrate a range of mature practices by state DOTs to integrate performance-based plans within LRTPs and STIPs. Michael D. Grant, Catherine Duffy, Haley Eggert, and Sarah Lettes of ICF in Arlington, Virginia, collected and synthesized the information and wrote the report. The members of the topic panel are acknowledged on page iv. This synthesis is an immediately useful document that records practices that were acceptable within the limitations of the knowledge available at the time of its preparation. As progress in research and practice continues, new knowledge will be added to that now at hand. The synthesis report can be found at


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $55000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 20-05, Topic 54-08

  • 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:

    Wadsworth, Trey

  • Performing Organizations:

    ICF International

  • Principal Investigators:

    Grant, Michael

  • Start Date: 20221025
  • Expected Completion Date: 20240425
  • Actual Completion Date: 20240425

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01845593
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 20-05, Topic 54-08
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: May 18 2022 11:13AM