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By Josias Zietsman; National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.; National Cooperative Highway Research Program.; American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.; United States. Federal Highway Administration.; et al

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These measure a product or concrete item that results from a process action. • Process measures relate to inputs or products related to a transportation agency’s activities. These measure components of an agency practice that are deemed to support the related goal or objective. Table 3 shows examples of outcome, output, and process measures that support the same sustainability goal. Table 3. Example of outcome, output, and process measures. Goal: Reduce waste generated by transportation-related activity Measure Example Outcome Change in the amount of waste generated by type, weight, or volume Output Change in the percentage of operational activities with a recycling plan or waste diversion goal Process An asset management system exists While it might be easier for your agency to track process measures (since they relate most directly to actions taken by your agency), it is important to include output and outcome measures in order to truly address the goals of sustainability in terms of the transportation system performance and community level impacts.

Material resource flows, and 7. Economic health. Within each of these seven focus areas, ODOT has developed goals, indicators, strategies, and actions. shtml#Sustainability_Plan__Volumes _I__II__III_. Mapping Goals to Sustainability Principles The sample goals in Table 1 reflect general sustainability principles as they apply to the transportation sector. All of your goals that form part of the final agency goal set should relate to at least one principle of sustainability. Often, a goal will support more than one principle.

Involving the private sector promotes success – Success has come from early and active engagement with the private sector supply chain. Setting clear goals and requirements allows the supply chain to innovate before new regulations disrupt practices. • Agency objectives can be distinguished as functional and impact objectives – To address the confusion between those goals that can be directly changed by agency activities and those that are a result of those changes, SRA has created two types of objectives: functional and impact.

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