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Using the Sustainability Performance Measurement Framework 21 equity, and they should be looked at in intragenerational (i.e., present-day) and intergenerational (i.e., future) contexts of Income, Age, Race and ethnicity, Disabled/handicapped populations, Gender, and Geography (spatial). STEP 3 DEVELOPING OBJECTIVES These objectives provide specific actions to meet each of your agency's established goals. Chapter 6 includes a compendium of objectives and performance measures. Table 2 shows how the objectives are organized into focus areas. The focus areas represent generic transportation agency functions that cover the range of activities associated with their core business. While these focus areas may not completely align with the structure of your organization, they will help point you toward activities that are similar to those in your organization. If your agency has used the 11 goals in the framework as guidelines, many of the objectives listed in the compendium may be relevant or a good place to start. If your goals are quite different from those in the framework, the objectives in the compendium may provide examples of tone and level of specificity. Using these focus areas, consider how your goals affect all agency activities and how objectives and measures may vary in the context of different agency activities. For example, many of the measures and objectives can be used in the context of both construction and maintenance. By thinking these things through, you may find it efficient to use one measure in multiple focus areas. The objectives you set may be different for different stages of your agency's work or for different units of your organization. For example, the objectives for the planning process differ from those for construction.