NCHRP Report 666: Target-Setting Methods and Data Management to Support Performance-Based Resource Allocation by Transportation Agencies - Volume I: Research Report, and Volume II: Guide for Target Setting and Data Management
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NCHRP Report 666:
Target-Setting Methods and Data Management to Support Performance-Based Resource Allocation by Transportation Agencies - Volume I: Research Report, and Volume II: Guide for Target Setting and Data Management
(2010)
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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 666: Target Setting Methods and Data Management to Support Performance-Based Resource Allocation by Transportation Agencies - Volume I: Research Report, and Volume II: Guide for Target-Setting and Data Management provides a framework and specific guidance for setting performance targets and for ensuring that appropriate data are available to support performance-based decision-making.

Volume III to this report was published separately in an electronic-only format as NCHRP Web-Only Document 154. Volume III includes case studies of organizations investigated in the research used to develop NCHRP Report 666.

NCHRP Report 706: Uses of Risk Management and Data Management to Support Target-Setting for Performance-Based Resource Allocation by Transportation Agencies was released in 2011 and supplements NCHRP Report 666. NCHRP Report 706 describes how risk management and data management may be used by transportation agencies to support management target-setting for performance based resource allocation.

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133 pages | 8.5 x 11
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Front Matter i-ix
Summary 1-9
Volume 1 - Research Report 10-11
1.3 Organization of the Report 12-13
Chapter 2 - Performance-Based Resource Allocation 14-15
2.1 Current Practice Among State DOTs 16-18
3.1 The Role of Targets in Performance-Based Resource Allocation 19-24
3.2 Factors Influencing Target-Setting 25-31
3.3 Approaches for Target-Setting 32-41
3.4 Role of Economic Models and Management Systems in Target-Setting and Tradeoff Analysis 42-50
3.5 Topic Areas for Volume II Guidance 51-51
4.1 Introduction 52-52
4.2 Elements of Effective Data Stewardship and Management 53-54
4.3 Organization and Governance 55-58
4.4 Data Sharing 59-60
4.5 Documentation and Reporting 61-61
4.6 Technology 62-66
4.7 Relationships to Target-Setting and Resource Allocation 67-68
4.8 Summary of Success Factors and Obstacles 69-70
4.9 Future Research 71-72
Volume 2 - Guide for Target-Setting and Data Management 73-74
Step 1 - Establish Performance Management Framework 75-78
Step 2 - Evaluate the Factors Influencing Target-Setting 79-85
Step 3 - Select the Appropriate Approaches for Target-Setting 86-90
Step 4 - Establish Methods for Achieving Targets 91-93
Step 5 - Track Progress Towards Targets 94-95
Step 6 - Adjust Targets Over Time 96-97
Chapter 2 - Guide for Data Management 98-98
2.1 Establishing the Need for Data Management/Governance 99-105
2.2 Establishing Goals for Data Management 106-106
2.3 Assessing Current State of Data Programs 107-113
2.4 Establish Data Governance Programs 114-116
2.5 Technology for Data Management 117-121
2.6 Linking Data to Planning, Performance Measures, and Target-Setting Processes 122-123
Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications 124-124

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