External Link: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/tpm/noteworthy/hif13022.pdf
Publisher: Federal Highway Administration

This case study by the FHWA cites Utah's GIS database as an example of excellent data management. According to the report, the key accomplishments were:

"• Enhanced performance based planning through the use of a GIS web-based analytical database.
• Applied performance based GIS model to plan future projects.
• Improved project decisions by using GIS database investment scenarios.
• Created an environment where all partners can use the same GIS database tools to make decisions.
• Used inventory databases to monitor assets and predict future transportation infrastructure status."

Related Components: Component C: Data Management
Related TPM Areas: General