An Interim Guidebook on the Congestion Management Process in Metropolitan Transportation Planning
This interim guidebook document showcases opportunities to utilize an objective driven, performance-based approach to enhance the quality of CMP. This interim guidebook document, along with the M&O interim guidebook document, were finalized in late 2008 after FHWA and FTA conduct a wide-ranging outreach program in Summer 2008 to showcase the guidebooks and receive further input on this approach.
Congestion Management Process (CMP) Innovations: A Menu of Options
This document was prepared for the New York State Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (NYSMPOs). The document provides a menu of options for metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) to consider in implementing a Congestion Management Plan (CMP).
Congestion Management Process (CMP): Planning for Operations
U.S. Dot Congestion webpage.
Getting More by Working Together – Opportunities for Linking Planning and Operations
This resource guide is designed to help planning and operations managers understand the value of working together and realize the benefits of pursuing management and operations strategies at the regional scale.
Management & Operations in the Metropolitan Transportation Plan: A Guidebook for Creating an Objectives-Driven, Performance-Based Approach
This interim guidebook document showcases opportunities to utilize an objectives-driven, performance-based approach to enhance the quality of M&O in the planning process. This interim guidebook document, along with the CMP interim guidebook document, will be finalized in the Fall of 2008 after FHWA and FTA conduct a wide-ranging outreach program in Summer 2008 to showcase the guidebooks and receive further input on this approach.
CMP Federal Requirements - 2007 Federal Register, sections 450.320 and 500.109.
A description of the federal requirements related to the CMP.
FHWA Congestion Website – Focus on Congestion Relief
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is focusing on a number of high-priority efforts to help reduce congestion on the nation's highways. Together, these efforts provide information that allows more informed decisions, better coordination and quick action that help avoid and reduce traffic congestion. See more information on these and other strategies in the Congestion Reduction Toolbox.
FHWA System Management and Operations: A Planner's Resource
Planning for Operations is a joint effort between operations and planning that encompasses the important institutional underpinnings needed for effective Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations.
Transportation Research Board Access Management Manual
TRB's Access Management Manual provides technical information on access management techniques, together with information on how access management programs can be effectively developed and administered. It presents access management -- the systematic control of the location, spacing, design, and operation of driveways, median openings, interchanges, and street connections to a roadway -- comprehensively, in an effort to integrate planning and engineering practices with the transportation and land use decisions that contribute to access outcomes.