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Highway National Trend Report (Sample)

Last updated on 2018-11-02

Service Area Overview

Transportation departments are responsible for the management and improvement of a jurisdiction's street, highway, and transit infrastructure.  The transportation department maintains existing assets and identifies future projects, which contribute to the continued improvement of transportation modality both within a jurisdiction and the surrounding region.  Surface and access roads, highways, and public transit provide a network of transportation options for residents and visitors within a jurisdiction.   

Influencing Factors Include

  • Demographics:  Regional funding is appropriated to reflect population characteristics and growth patterns.  The comparative size or amount of population growth of a jurisdiction, in relation to neighboring communities, may affect highway conditions and projects.
  • Regional Funding:  Highway maintenance, improvement, and extension is often financed through regional transportation funding.  Regional funding is utilized within a jurisdiction according to citizen priorities within a jurisdiction.
  • Citizen Priorities:  The types of highway projects and variety of transportation alternatives available within a jurisdiction may be affected my citizen priorities within the community.  Public meetings and ballot measures for infrastructure improvements are the most common means of determining citizen priorities at any given time within a jurisdiction.

 

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Footnotes

Expenditures: Paved Road Rehabilitation per paved lane mile

National Peers: Albany, Austin, Bettendorf, Bowling Green, Columbia, Denison, Farmers Branch, Gahanna, Germantown, Goodyear , Grandview, Greer, Harrisonville, Hermosa Beach, Irving, La Vista, McAllen, McKinney, Mesa, Midland, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Olathe, Orland Park, Raleigh, Rancho Cucamonga, Richmond Heights, San Antonio, Santa Fe County, Scottsdale, Tracy, Windsor

Lane Miles: Satisfactory or Better Condition as % of Miles Assessed

Lane Miles: Satisfactory or Better Condition as % of Miles Assessed: To be calculated as paved lane miles assessed as being satisfactory divided by the total number of lane miles assessed.

 

DEFINITIONS
Paved lane miles assessed:
INCLUDE
● All paved lane miles for which condition was assessed during the reporting period, regardless of condition.
● Please report lane miles assessed using any number of standard systems for objectively rating road conditions (e.g., PAVER).
EXCLUDE
● Lane miles assessed using informal “looking- out- the-window“ surveys.

 

Satisfactory or better condition:
INCLUDE
● Only results from any number of standard systems for objectively rating road conditions (e.g., PAVER).
EXCLUDE
● Lane miles assessed using informal “looking- out- the-window“ surveys.

 

NOTE: This calculation should not be based on total lane mile in the jurisdiction unless the condition of all of those lane miles was assessed within the fiscal year.

 

National Peers: Columbia, Dallas, Denison, Destin, Farmers Branch, Gahanna, Germantown, Goodyear , Grandview, Harrisonville, Irving, Johnson City, Kansas City, Kennesaw, La Vista, McAllen, McKinney, Mesa, Midland, Milton, Oklahoma City, Olathe, Santa Fe County, Savannah, Scottsdale, Windsor

Expenditures per paved lane mile: Paved Road Rehabilitation

Expenditures: Paved Road Rehabilitation Per Paved Lane Miles:

National Peers: Albany (OR), Austin (TX), Bettendorf (IA), Bowling Green (KY), Columbia (MO), Goodyear (AZ), Grandview (MO), Greer (SC), Harrisonville (MO), Hermosa Beach (CA), La Vista (NE), McAllen (TX), Mesa (AZ), New Orleans (LA), Oklahoma City (OK), Olathe (KS), Orland Park (IL), Raleigh (NC), Rancho Cucamonga (CA), San Antonio (TX), Santa Fe County (NM), Scottsdale (AZ), Tracy (CA), Windsor (CT).