Florida's Access Management Review Committee Procedure

  • Posted on: Sun, 10/13/2013 - 22:18
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The Values We Used To Craft A Successful Review Process

  • Process should be consistent

  • Need to involve a multi-disciplinary management level team in each district

  • Communication between all parties is critical throughout the process

  • Florida DOT staff will use creativity and flexibility to resolve issues

 

Some Closing Thoughts

  • Look for solutions within your organization

  • We found a model process in one of our districts.

Design Exceptions and Deviations from Standards

  • Posted on: Sun, 10/13/2013 - 22:17
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Traffic Operational Analyses (TOA)

  • A TOA will be required for all development projects that are expected to generate 200 or more vehicle trips per day and for which a Traffic Impact Study (TIS) was not completed.

  • A TOA will be required for any development project for which changes in land use are intended after the completion of a TIS or TOA, if enough additional vehicle trips are being generated beyond those accounted for in the TIS or TOA, as determined by the County Coordinator.

Modifications for Private Access Approaches on Limited Access Facilities

  • Posted on: Sun, 10/13/2013 - 22:16
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Proposed Changes & Improvements

  • Use the county assessed value as the baseline value for calculating the difference vs. going through a costly and time consuming appraisal process.

  • Charge only a percentage of the determined value for changes to residential (less than 10 dwellings) and farm access.

  • Charge full amount of determined value for commercial, retail, etc…

  • Charge an administrative fee for processing requests.

Massachusetts Access Management Design

  • Posted on: Fri, 08/30/2013 - 23:04
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Massachusetts DOT

Outline

  • Functional Classification System
  • Land Use Controls
  • Corridor Planning
  • Permitting
  • Project Design

Where do we go next

  • Complete Streets training,
  • Expanding adoption to private developers getting permits,
  • Training for municipalities
  • Benefits of Multimodal system to AM
  • Implement Guidelines
  • Performance Measures

Access Connection Issues — Permitting versus Retrofit

  • Posted on: Sat, 07/06/2013 - 18:48
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Access Management Regulations • Roadway Classification • Access Management Standards • Permitting Retrofit Projects • Cost is borne by the public • Benefits accrue to the public Conclusions • B/C criteria are applicable to retrofit projects • Warrants for permitting should be lower than for retrofit

Incorporating Geometric Design Into Access Permit Regulations

  • Posted on: Wed, 07/03/2013 - 23:45
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We know that highways are the most dangerous facilities s on the face of the earth. AND we know that access related crashes represent over 55 percent of all reported accidents. We need to become more focused on Highway safety improvements In the last 10 years, over 430,000 dead. Guides and manuals are not enforceable – its actually the agencies engineering authority, usually through the chief engineer. It’s the opinion of the chief engineer, using guides and manuals as references, as compared to the wishes of the property owner.