FHWA Issues Interim Guidance Documents for MAP-21 and Schedules Stakeholder Webinars

Posted on: September 25th, 2012 by NADO Admin

On September 25, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released interim guidance documents (http://www NULL.fhwa NULL.dot NULL.gov/map21/guidance/index NULL.cfm) as well as Questions and Answers (http://www NULL.fhwa NULL.dot NULL.gov/map21/qandas/index NULL.cfm) regarding implementation of the new MAP-21 transportation law.  The materials have been posted online:

  • FHWA MAP-21 Main Page: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/map21/ (http://www NULL.fhwa NULL.dot NULL.gov/map21/)
  • FHWA Guidance Page: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/map21/guidance/index.cfm (http://www NULL.fhwa NULL.dot NULL.gov/map21/guidance/index NULL.cfm)
  • FHWA Questions and Answers Page: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/map21/qandas/index.cfm (http://www NULL.fhwa NULL.dot NULL.gov/map21/qandas/index NULL.cfm)

FHWA has also just announced two webinars—tomorrow and Thursday—to provide an overview of the new MAP-21 guidance documents.  NADO members and other partners and stakeholders are invited to participate.  Details are as follows:

MAP-21 Implementation Webinars:

  • Wednesday, September 26 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. EST: To register online, go to: http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/webconference/web_conf_learner_reg.aspx?webconfid=25047 (http://www NULL.nhi NULL.fhwa NULL.dot NULL.gov/resources/webconference/web_conf_learner_reg NULL.aspx?webconfid=25047)
  • Thursday, September 27 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. EST: To register online, go to: http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/webconference/web_conf_learner_reg.aspx?webconfid=25066 (http://www NULL.nhi NULL.fhwa NULL.dot NULL.gov/resources/webconference/web_conf_learner_reg NULL.aspx?webconfid=25066)

Two National On-Line Dialogues for MAP-21 Implementation

U.S. DOT has also extended the National Online Dialogue on Performance Measures comment deadline to this Sunday, September 30.  Please be sure to join the discussion online at http://map21performance.ideascale.com (http://map21performance NULL.ideascale NULL.com).  The National Online Dialogue on MAP-21 Freight Policy is still open as well and can be accessed at http://freightdialogue.ideascale.com/ (http://freightdialogue NULL.ideascale NULL.com/).

NADO will continue to provide updates on details/guidance released regarding Regional Transportation Planning Organizations (RTPOs).

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