Transportation officials recognize that a reliable and sustainable transportation system is needed to fulfill their agency’s mission and goals.
The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's pre-publication draft of NCHRP Research Report 970: Mainstreaming System Resilience Concepts into Transportation Agencies: A Guide provides transportation officials with a self-assessment tool to assess the current status of an agency’s efforts to improve the resilience of the transportation system through the mainstreaming of resilience concepts into agency decision-making and procedures. The tool can be applied to a broad array of natural and human-caused threats to transportation systems and services. The report is related to NCHRP Web-Only Document 293: Deploying Transportation Resilience Practices in State DOTS.
Supplemental materials to the report include a Posters Compilation and the Program Agenda from the 2018 Transportation Resilience Innovations Summit and Exchange, and a PowerPoint Presentation on resilience.
Table of Contents
|Table of Contents||2-8|
|Chapter 1: Introduction||12-19|
|Chapter 2: A Framework and Self-Assessment Tool for Mainstreaming Transportation Agency Resilience Capabilities||20-36|
|Chapter 3 Assess Current Practice (Step 1)||37-50|
|Chapter 4: Organize for Success (Step 2)||51-63|
|Chapter 5: Develop an External Communications Strategy and Plan (Step 3)||64-75|
|Chapter 6: Implement Early Wins (Step 4)||76-87|
|Chapter 7: Understand the Hazards and Threats (Step 5)||88-109|
|Chapter 8: Understand the Impacts (Step 6)||110-124|
|Chapter 9: Determine Vulnerability and Prioritize (Step 7)||125-134|
|Chapter 10: Identify Actions to Enhance Resilience (Step 8)||135-136|
|Chapter 11: Assess Strategies for Enhancing Emergency Response Capabilities (Step 8A)||137-157|
|Chapter 12: Identify Enhancements to Operations and Maintenance Activities (Step 8B)||158-169|
|Chapter 13: Undertake Detailed Assessments of Exposed Assets and New Projects (Step 8C)||170-182|
|Chapter 14: Integrate into Asset Management (Step 8D)||183-195|
|Chapter 15: Program and Implement Resilience Measures (Step 9)||196-206|
|Chapter 16: Monitor and Manage System Performance (Step 10)||207-217|
|Chapter 17: Mainstreaming Resilience into Agency Functional Areas||218-232|
|Appendix A: Relationship to Other Resilience Frameworks||233-235|
|Appendix B: Templates for Functional Unit Action||236-248|
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