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Study Schedule

The study is scheduled to span 16 months and is broken down into the following four phases.
  • Study Initiation (Sept, 2010 - Jan, 2011)
    • Mobilize team and administer the study
    • Develop Purpose and Need statement
    • Initiate public outreach
    • Collect and assess data and information
    • Build models and tools
    • Travel models, econ impacts models, WEBOT
      • Initial Development and Evaluation of Concepts (Nov, 2010 - April, 2011)
  • Develop evaluation criteria and MOEs
    • Define range of concepts for consideration
    • Work with committees to develop and refine
    • Evaluate concepts (key MOEs)
    • Recommend and select concepts for further refinement and evaluation
  • Detailed Screening and Evaluation of Strategies (March, 2011 - August, 2011)
    • Refine evaluation criteria and MOEs
    • Develop packages of complementary strategies for detailed evaluation
    • Detailed evaluation of strategy packages
      • Modeling
      • Account for potential economic development affects
    • Select and prioritize recommendations
  • Study Finalization (Aug, 2011 - Jan, 2012)
    • Document study process
    • Public review and comment of study report

This page last updated on 10/23/13