​4th GENERATION STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS (2014­‐2018)

The complete document is available at 4th GEN STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS August 2014.pdf.

Vision

A national transportation community focused on the all hazards infrastructure protection and emergency management of a resilient surface transportation system.

Mission

Serve state DOTs, other AASHTO committees, and partner organizations by developing, promoting, and supporting the coordinated implementation of all hazards infrastructure protection, emergency response, and related system operations/resilience programs.

Goals

  1. Advocate for the role of all hazards infrastructure protection and emergency management in a resilient transportation system.
  2. Assist in shaping and implementing national policy, legislation, funding, and regulatory development affecting transportation infrastructure protection and emergency management issues.
  3. Investigate, develop, and report on recent advances in infrastructure protection, security, and emergency management issues in urban and statewide environments, including consideration of their social and economic impacts.
  4. Advance the state-of-the-practice and awareness of transportation infrastructure protection and emergency management through training, technical assistance, and technology transfer activities.
  5. Develop, promote and encourage effective working relationships among state transportation officials and other stakeholders responsible for various aspects of transportation infrastructure protection, emergency management and system operations.
  6. Develop and promote a research and implementation plan for transportation infrastructure protection, security, and emergency management.