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Planned Special Events: Checklists for Practitioners

Prepared by

U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
Office of Transportation Management

October 2006


Table of Contents

empty cell Technical Report Documentation Page
empty cell Notice
empty cell Introduction
Checklist 1 Initial Planning Activities Checklist
empty cell Step 1. Information and Data Collection
empty cell Step 2. Assessment of Event-oriented Risks
empty cell Step 3. Assessment of External Factors Affecting Scope of Event Impact
empty cell Step 4. Contingency Planning
empty cell Step 5. Event Operations Planning
empty cell Step 6. Selection of Measures of Effectiveness
Checklist 2 Feasibility Study Checklist
empty cell Step 1. Travel Forecast
empty cell Step 2. Market Area Analysis
empty cell Step 3. Parking Demand Analysis
empty cell Step 4. Traffic Demand Analysis
empty cell Step 5. Roadway Capacity Analysis
Checklist 3 Traffic Management Plan Checklist
empty cell Step 1. Traffic Flow Route Planning
empty cell Step 2. Site Access and Parking Planning
empty cell Step 3. Pedestrian Access Planning
empty cell Step 4. Traffic Control Planning
empty cell Step 5. Travel Demand Management and Transit Service Planning
empty cell Step 6. Other Advance Planning Objectives
Checklist 4 Implementation Activities Checklist
empty cell Step 1. Develop an Implementation Plan
empty cell Step 2. Conduct Stakeholder Simulation Exercise
empty cell Step 3. Establish Interagency Communication Service and Compatibility
empty cell Step 4. Test Equipment Resources
empty cell Step 5. Recruit and Train Volunteers
Checklist 5 Day-of-Event Activities Checklist
empty cell Step 1. Traffic Management Team Management Process
empty cell Step 2. Multi-agency Command Post Designation
empty cell Step 3. Traffic Management Plan Evaluation During Day-of-Event
empty cell Step 4. Traffic Monitoring on Day-of-Event
Checklist 6 Post-Event Activities Checklist
empty cell Step 1. Review and Compile Measures of Effectiveness
empty cell Step 2. Participant Evaluation
empty cell Step 3. Post-Event Debriefing Meeting
empty cell Step 4. Post-Event Report
empty cell Supplemental Lists

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