Update on FHWA Activities Initiatives Jack Jernigan FHWA

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Update on FHWA Activities & Initiatives Jack Jernigan FHWA AASHTO RAC Meeting Wichita, Kansas

Update on FHWA Activities & Initiatives Jack Jernigan FHWA AASHTO RAC Meeting Wichita, Kansas July 24, 2018

FHWA Staff Updates • Brandye Hendrickson continues as Acting Administrator • Cheryl Walker is

FHWA Staff Updates • Brandye Hendrickson continues as Acting Administrator • Cheryl Walker is Acting Executive Director following the retirement of Butch Waidelich • Monique Evans is now the Eastern Federal Lands Division Director • James Pol is Acting Office Director for FHWA’s Office of Safety R&D. 2

Public Roads 100 th Anniversary • First Public Roads issue printed in May 1918

Public Roads 100 th Anniversary • First Public Roads issue printed in May 1918 by the Office of Public Roads and Engineering, a unit of the U. S. Department of Agriculture • Public Roads will continue to feature the latest developments in Federal Highway policies, programs, and research and technology • Special 100 th anniversary edition of Public Roads is online now 3

Automated Vehicles (AV) • USDOT is in the process of developing an AV 3.

Automated Vehicles (AV) • USDOT is in the process of developing an AV 3. 0 Policy that is multimodal in nature. The policy should come out later this year. • FHWA launched the National Dialogue on Highway Automation at ITS America in June. • The National Dialog is intended to engage stakeholders and prepare FHWA for incorporating automation considerations. 4

SPR-B Guidance Pending Release • Brings SPR-B Guidance current with FAST Act • Includes

SPR-B Guidance Pending Release • Brings SPR-B Guidance current with FAST Act • Includes adoption of requirements of 2 CFR 200 • Clarifies that a research project ceases to be eligible once it has been deployed and no longer meets the RD&T definitions. 5

Every Day Counts: EDC-5 • EDC-5 Innovation Summits have been scheduled for Fall 2018:

Every Day Counts: EDC-5 • EDC-5 Innovation Summits have been scheduled for Fall 2018: – Baltimore, MD October 18 -19, 2018 – Albany, NY October 24 -25, 2018 – St. Louis, MO October 29 -30, 2018 – Portland, OR November 8 -9, 2018 – Orlando, FL November 27 -28, 2018 6

Accelerated Innovation Deployment Demonstration Grant Program • More than $6. 4 million in grants

Accelerated Innovation Deployment Demonstration Grant Program • More than $6. 4 million in grants from the AID Demonstration program will fund projects in Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota and Rhode Island, as well as the Pueblo of Acoma tribal government in New Mexico. • The grants will be used to improve safety, mobility and project delivery and will encourage similar innovations nationwide. 7

FHWA Updating Website • FHWA is migrating FHWA’s public-facing website www. fhwa. dot. gov

FHWA Updating Website • FHWA is migrating FHWA’s public-facing website www. fhwa. dot. gov to the content management system (CMS) Drupal. • FHWA’s website modernization effort will enable the agency to be more responsive and transparent to the public. • The newly designed R&T portion of the FHWA website will go live on August 3, 2018. 8

Questions? jack. jernigan@dot. gov www. fhwa. dot. gov

Questions? jack. [email protected] gov www. fhwa. dot. gov