Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.
Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter. Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.
Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines.
OCR for page 103
Measuring and Improving Infrastructure Performance Appendix A THE COMMITTEE ON MEASURING AND IMPROVING INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORMANCE STATEMENT OF TASK1 The committee will meet as a whole and in working panels to identify key issues and make recommendations regarding how infrastructure (transport, water resources, and waste management) performance is characterized; how standards of performance are set; standards' positive and negative influence on effective service provision; and impacts of these matters on the cost-effectiveness of infrastructure. Focusing on urban infrastructure, committee members, with staff support, will review previous work in the field, prepare workable multimodal definitions of performance, and recommend a common framework for infrastructure management and improving infrastructure performance. One or more reports will be prepared to present the committee's work and recommendations. The committee's work is sponsored by the USACE, Institute for Water Resources, as part of a program to explore the federal role in national infrastructure policy. 1 This Statement of Task is presented to the committee at project initiation and filed with the National Research Council records office as Committee Records Form #1.
Representative terms from entire chapter: