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Regional Concept for Transportation Operations

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1. Report No.

2. Government Accession No3. Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle

Regional Concept for Transportation Operations: The Blueprint for Action

A Primer
5. Report Date

June 2007
6. Performing Organization code:
7. Author(s)

Jocelyn Bauer, Michael Smith, and John Mason
8. Performing Organization Report No.
9. Performing Organization Name and Address

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)1710 SAIC Drive
M/S T1-12-3
McLean, VA 22102
10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.

12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address

Federal Highway Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Ave SE
Washington, DC 20590
13. Type of Report and Period Covered

Final Report
August 2004 – June 2007
14. Sponsoring Agency Code

15. Supplementary Notes

Mr. Wayne Berman, Contracting Officer's Task Manager
16. Abstract

A Regional Concept for Transportation Operations (RCTO) is a management tool to assist in planning and implementing management and operations strategies in a collaborative and sustained manner. Developing an RCTO helps partnering agencies think through and reach consensus on what they want to achieve in the next 3 to 5 years and how they are going to get there. The purpose of this document is to explain what an RCTO is, the development of its elements, and its applicability.
17. Key Words

regional concept for transportation operations, planning, regional operations, transportation systems management and operations, planning for operations, operations objective, operations strategies, regional ITS architecture
18. Distribution Statement

No restrictions. This document is available to the public from: The National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161.
19. Security Classif. (of this report)

20. Security Classif. (of this Page)

21. No of Pages

23. Price


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