The Overall Work Program (OWP) outlines the transportation and environmental work of NOACA staff during the fiscal year running from July 1 through June 30. It is one of three major planning documents mandated by the federal government for metropolitan planning organizations.
Activities in the FY 2017 OWP include:
- Write a transportation plan for the region with a 20 year planning horizon
- Create a new four-year capital budget (TIP) for transportation
- Implement the transportation asset management plan
- Establish performance targets and measures for pavement condition and other measures of system condition, and amend them to NOACA’s Regional Investment Policy
- Administer a signal timing project that will improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion
- Implement a Transportation Safety Action Plan in coordination with law enforcement and other local partners
- Collaborate with business and non-profit groups to create policy documents and reports
- Implement a “Big Data” program that will integrate transportation, socioeconomic and other data
- Implement a Transportation Choice program to assist individuals using alternative forms of transportation, including cycling, walking, carpooling, vanpooling, transit, etc.
The NOACA Board of Directors formally adopted the FY 2017 Overall Work Program on March 11, 2016 via Resolution 2016-004.