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Texas Transportation Plan 2050

Enhance Safety

Promote Safety
Additional objectives emphasized for statewide planning:

  • Work with stakeholders to identify and develop proven and data-driven strategies, countermeasures, and programs
  • Reduce crashes and lessen crash severity by implementing engineering solutions
  • Use education and outreach to promote safe driving, bicycling, and pedestrian activities
  • Coordinate with first responders to improve incident response times
Optimize System Performance: Movement of People and Goods

Optimize System Performance: Movement of People and Goods
Additional objectives emphasized for statewide planning:

  • Reduce congestion through both traditional and alternative strategies
  • Enable reliable travel times
  • Increase travel options/connections
  • Ensure freight can move efficiently
  • Increase access to jobs, services, and activity centers
  • Leverage transportation assets to support economic growth and vitality
Communicate Effectively

Focus on the Customer: Communicate Effectively
Additional objectives emphasized for statewide planning:

  • Communicate effectively with the public and partners
  • Be accountable and transparent in decision-making
  • Encourage feedback from the public and stakeholders
  • Inform the public and stakeholders on TxDOT roles, costs, funding, and investment tradeoffs
  • Improve communication and coordination with all planning partners and stakeholders
Preserve our Infrastructure

Preserve our Assets
Additional objectives emphasized for statewide planning:

  • Preserve integrity of bridges and highway structures
  • Provide roads that are smooth and structurally sound
  • Keep other assets and technological devices operating
  • Reduce long-term costs
  • Mitigate asset risks
Sustainably Fund and Effectively Deliver the Right Projects

Deliver the Right Projects
Additional objectives emphasized for statewide planning:

  • Reduce user costs
  • Identify and maintain reliable funding
  • Improve analytic capabilities to maximize the value of investments
  • Fairly distribute transportation benefits and costs
  • Strategically deploy innovative technology to increase effectiveness and efficiency of the system
  • Maintain sustainable funding
Protect and Preserve the Human and Natural Environment

Foster Stewardship: Protect and Preserve the Human and Natural Environment
Additional objectives emphasized for statewide planning:

  • Enhance communities’ quality of life through infrastructure and design choices
  • Incorporate environmental resource considerations early in the planning process
  • Avoid, minimize, and/or mitigate adverse impacts to cultural, natural, and historic resources
  • Design a resilient and future-focused transportation system

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