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OHP Mobility Policy Revisions - 2011


The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) and the Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) established a Joint Subcommittee to consider issues surrounding the Transportation Planning Rule (TPR) and Oregon Highway Plan (OHP) mobility standards (now referred to as targets). The Joint Subcommittee developed priority recommendations for TPR and OHP work with stakeholder input.

ODOT worked to address the Joint Subcommittee’s recommendations for the OHP mobility policy. The OHP establishes highway mobility targets to maintain acceptable and reliable levels of mobility on the state highway system, particularly related to transportation planning decisions. Task considerations for OHP work focused on extensive revisions to OHP Policy 1F, but also include ongoing and future modifications to internal procedures and guidance to implement the revised policy direction.

Senate Bill 795 (2011 Session) supported the work of the Joint Subcommittee and required that the recommendations, including OHP revisions, be addressed prior to January 1, 2012.

DLCD initiated a coordinated process to consider TPR revisions over this same time period.

Legislative Report

OHP Policy 1F Revisions - Adopted

The Oregon Transportation Commission reviewed and adopted changes to OHP Policy 1F at their December 21, 2011 meeting.

OHP Policy 1F Revisions: Adopted by OTC December 21, 2011
"Draft Findings of Compliance with Oregon's Statewide Planning Goals" and other staff report items as shown below were adopted by the OTC as its own findings and supporting information to support the revisions to OHP Policy 1F.

Full Packet for OTC Agenda Item

Individual Packet Attachments for OTC Agenda Item:

Outreach and Implementation

The recent amendments to the TPR and OHP were presented via webcast on March 22, 2012.

Overview Documents DLCD Summary of TPR 0060 Amendments Memorandum of Understanding between ODOT and FHWA on applying OHP Alternative Mobility Targets to Project Design

Background and Links

Staff Contacts

Erik Havig
Planning Section Manager
(503) 986-4127

Michael Rock
(503) 986-3179