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Build Smart, Build Steady: Winning Strategies for Building Integrated Corridor Management Over Time

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This webinar introduces FHWA's primer titled, “Build Smart, Build Steady: Winning Strategies for Building Integrated Corridor Management Over Time” and explains how best to use it (FHWA-HOP-19-039). The primer can be downloaded here
The webinar provides information to agencies on how to: 

  • Deploy incrementally Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) and supporting Decision Support Systems (DSS). 
  • Adapt the ICM deployment and associated organizational form over time. 
  • Achieve long-term ICM financial sustainability. 

The webinar also presents key challenges observed for ICM deployments in various states of maturity across the country, and suggested actions to mitigate them.

Target Audience

  • ICM community
  • Agencies who are either actively operating or considering ICM.
  • Agency leadership and staff that are involved in championing, decision making, or day to day operation of ICM. 
  • Note: Audience is assumed to have a basic knowledge of the tenets and strategies behind ICM.

Learning Objectives

Provide an overview of the new resource available to practitioners:

  • Build Smart, Build Steady: Winning Strategies for Building Integrated Corridor Management Over Time: Report FHWA-HOP-19-039
  • Discuss key concepts and messages of primer

Neil Spiller, FHWA Ops: Neil Spiller has been with FHWA Headquarters, Office of Operations (HOP) in Washington D.C, since 2003. He is a program manager for three areas: Managed (MLs); Integrated Corridor Management (ICM); and Localized Congestion and Bottleneck Reduction (LBR). In addition, he is the HOP contact and liaison for the discontinued Access Management program, but for which HOP still has national “community activity” presence, promotion and endorsement of AM principles. Prior to coming to FHWA, Mr. Spiller was the Traffic Engineer and Transportation Planner for Frederick County, MD for 11 years, and prior to that, eight years as a private-practice consulting engineer. He obtained his Civil Engineering degree from the University of Maryland.
John Hicks, Noblis: John Hicks is a transportation planner at Noblis with six years of experience in the transportation industry, focusing on multimodal transportation operations, planning and evaluation, smart cities, and urban and regional planning. He obtained his planning certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) in November 2020. Mr. Hicks has supported various USDOT ITS program tasks, including Integrated Corridor Management (ICM), Mobility on Demand (MOD), ITS Evaluation, Smart Cities, and the Complete Trip – ITS4US Deployment Program. He has conducted or led a wide variety of activities to include research, program/project evaluation, program and strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, and acquisition support. He is a co-author of the “Mainstreaming Integrated Corridor Management: An Executive Level Primer.” 



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Organizational Capability Element:

    Integrated Corridor Management

Operations Area of Practice:

    Corridor and Arterial Traffic Management
    Integrated ITS Deployment