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The Policy, Data & Analysis division at the Oregon Department of Transportation periodically conducts projects to update statewide plans or to develop or update guidance documents affecting Oregon transportation agencies and planners.
Below are planning projects in process today. Click the accordions below to find out more, including how to get involved and provide your feedback to help make sure the documents reflect interests and concerns throughout the state.
The Oregon Transportation Plan (OTP) was first adopted in 1992, and it was updated in 2006. Now, we are updating it again to meet current and future transportation needs of all Oregonians. This update will shape our state’s transportation decisions and investments for the next 20–25 years. Visit the project web page for detailed information, updates, upcoming events and opportunities to get involved.
The Oregon Freight Plan, or OFP, is a multi-modal
topic plan with an aim to
improve freight connections to local, Native American, state, regional,
national and global markets in order to increase trade-related jobs and income
for workers and businesses. This topic plan is a supporting
element of the Oregon Transportation Plan, and was last updated in 2017. Per
FHWA requirements, this is to be updated on a 5-year cycle, with ODOT currently
working with a consultant on a data
and trends oriented update which will conclude Q4 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact Project Manager John Boren.
ODOT is amending the OHP Goal 6 policy to reflect recent legislative changes, modernize the policy with updated terms and considerations and provide direction for the rate setting Rule Advisory Committee. ODOT is working with various stakeholder groups on the policy development. The draft policy will be available for public comment for at least 45 days.
Oregon Highway Plan Amendment
The Oregon Transportation Planning Rule was updated in 2022 to incorporate the Department of Land Conservation and Development's Climate Friendly and Equitable Communities rulemaking. This rulemaking establishes new and expanded requirements for land use and transportation planning within Oregon's eight metropolitan areas. To support local implementation efforts, the ODOT Statewide Planning and Transportation Planning & Analysis units will establish new analysis methods and tools, update guidance documents for transportation planning and provide funding to support implementation at the local level. Related work of the Climate Office to support regional greenhouse gas reduction planning can be found on the Climate Office scenario planning webpage.
Planning for Climate Friendly & Equitable Communities
The Policy, Data & Analysis division at the Oregon Department of Transportation periodically conducts planning studies that potentially may lead to a more formal plan in the future.
Below are planning studies that may be in progress or have been completed. Click the accordions below to find out more, including how to get involved and provide your feedback to help make sure the documents reflect interests and concerns throughout the state.
ODOT conducted this study in response to a request from Oregon State Legislature. It identifies policies and actions that could improve households’ quality of life by increasing housing opportunities with easy connections to transit. This comes at a time of focused attention on housing affordability, transportation access, and climate impacts. The results of this study can help agencies address these concerns.
Oregon Transit and Housing Study Main Page
Supporting the daily activity of Oregon businesses and residents is key to the mission of ODOT. Policy-makers must make strategic choices about how and where resources are spent. Effective solutions require an understanding of why and how people and businesses use the transportation system. Congestion impacts the mobility of people and freight in Oregon, imposing costs to system users that impact economic opportunities and global competitiveness. This biennial report is prepared the end of calendar years ending in odd numbers to report results for the previous data year, e.g. 2023 study reports out 2022 data.
See the currently available Congestion Overviews at the RITIS page in the Case Studies section.
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