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28-503. Performance based planning and programming
A. The division shall develop for submission to the board performance based planning and programming processes for use by the department.
B. The division shall consult with local, regional and tribal transportation agencies before developing the processes. The division shall encourage and assist tribal transportation agencies that want to adopt these performance based planning and programming processes.
C. The performance based planning and programming processes shall provide a means of evaluating the current performance of the plan developed pursuant to section 28-506 and the five year transportation facilities construction program developed pursuant to section 28-6951 and for evaluating and prioritizing proposed changes to the plan and program.
D. In compliance with policies established pursuant to section 28-304, the department and the board shall use the performance based planning and programming processes in determining future allocations of state and federal financial resources among the department's major program categories.
E. The performance based planning and programming processes shall be used to monitor and evaluate the performance outcomes of transportation planning and programming decisions made by the department and the board.
F. The performance based processes shall:
1. Be periodically reviewed and updated as conditions and system requirements change.
2. Include, at a minimum, all of the following:
(a) Uniform transportation system performance measures established pursuant to section 28-504 and the routine collection and reporting of adopted performance measures.
(b) Uniform transportation system performance factors for evaluating existing and potential projects and services established pursuant to section 28-505.
(c) Weights to be applied to the performance factors identified pursuant to subdivision (b) in evaluating and prioritizing proposed changes to the system. These performance factor weights shall consider and recognize local and regional differences in transportation system performance expectations and shall be used in all state transportation planning.
(d) Systematic forecasts of the anticipated performance outcomes of proposed expenditures.
(e) Systematic periodic reporting and certification of system performance.
3. Integrate planning, programming and reporting processes to ensure a sustainable and reliable highway system.