Publications and Reports

Contents

(Arranged alphabetically)

2040 Long Range Forecast (DBEDT)

Act 132, Session Laws of Hawaii 2015

Act 132, Session Laws of Hawaii 2015 was signed into law by Governor David Y. Ige on June 19, 2015. The Act repeals Hawaii Revised Statutes 279-E and provides the enabling state legislation that governs the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization. Act 132 brought state law into conformity with Title 23 United States Code 134 and Title 49 U.S.C. 5303, as amended.

Administrative Supplemental Agreement

The purpose of this agreement is to define the administrative roles, responsibilities, and procedures embodied by OahuMPO’s assignment to HDOT.

Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy (Policy Board and Advisory Committees)

The OahuMPO’s Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy establishes a code of conduct for Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Policy Board and Advisory Committee Members.  The OahuMPO’s Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy provides guidelines for identifying and disclosing conflicts of interest and includes procedures to be followed should conflicts of interest, or situations that may result in the appearance of a conflict of interest, arise.

Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy (Staff)

The OahuMPO’s Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy establishes a code of conduct for Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization’s employees.  The OahuMPO’s Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy provides guidelines for identifying and disclosing conflicts of interest and includes procedures to be followed should conflicts of interest, or situations that may result in the appearance of a conflict of interest, arise.

Comprehensive Agreement

This document defines the responsibilities of the OahuMPO and its relationships with partner agencies.  This agreement was executed on July 20, 2015.

Complete Streets Report – Act 54

This report is the product of statewide task force which was mandated by the State legislature to review existing state and county highway design standards and guidelines and to provide recommendations as the State moves forward with adopting Complete Streets standards and policies.

Congestion Management Process

The Congestion Management Process (CMP) measures congestion on Oahu in order to assist in selecting projects for the TIP and ORTP.

The Procedures and Responsibilities Report (April 2001) identifies our CMP procedures and the roles and responsibilities of the OahuMPO and our participating agencies.

The Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (updated December 2005) is the mechanism for collecting the data needed to quantify the CMP performance measures and prioritize proposed congestion-relief projects.

The State of Congestion on Oahu (updated November 2011) identifies the status of congestion on Oahu. It provides a baseline reference with which projects proposed in the TIP and ORTP can be compared with and prioritized.

Data Sharing Supplemental Agreement

The Data Sharing Supplemental Agreement between the OahuMPO, the State, City, and Transit Operator meets the requirements of 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Section 450.314.

Designation Agreement

Title 23 United States Code Section 134 requires that the Governor and the head(s) of local government establish a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in all urbanized areas with a population of 50,000 or more as determined by the U.S.Census. For those urbanized areas with a population of 200,000 or more the MPO is designated as a Transportation Management Area (TMA) and must adhere to certain Federal regulations that are not applicable to smaller MPOs.

Existing Conditions Online Survey

This survey was conducted early in the development of the 2040 Oahu Regional Transportation Plan.

Executive Committee Bylaws

The bylaws of the OahuMPO Executive Committee provide the framework within which the Policy Board conducts its operations and meetings.

Financial and Compliance Audit – FY2015

Finance Supplemental Agreement

The Finance Supplemental Agreement between the OahuMPO, the State, City, and Transit Operator meets the requirements of 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Section 450.314.

Guide to Government in Hawaii

This document describes state and county departments and their organization and the agencies of the federal government having offices in Hawaii. The 14th Edition was updated in 2013.

Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Plan

This is the State of Hawaii’s long-range development plan

Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI) Roadmap

The HCEI Steering Committee and working groups have collaborated to create this detailed Road Map to help guide the journey to Hawaii’s energy independence.

Hawaii Statewide Sustainable Landscape Masterplan

The goal of this document is to be an integrated plug-n-play set of transportation landscape standards and guidelines for a sustainable and a Hawaii sense of place.

Highways Division Guide for Public Involvement

This guide presents best practices for incorporating public involvement in the Highways Division’s planning, programming, and project development processes.

Honolulu Bikeshare Organizational Study

The study explores the launch of a bike share program for Honolulu and identifies an organizational model for operating and running the Honolulu Bikeshare system.

Honolulu Pavement Condition Report

The purpose of this report is to deliver the condition of the City streets in a database for study and planning. The information is provided through the City’s MicroPAVER™ program, using the internationally accepted Pavement Condition Index (PCI), a rating based on the type, severity, and quantity of a set of pavement distresses identified on the road surface that contribute to road degradation.

Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan

The purpose of the Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan is to improve transportation options for older adults, individuals with disabilities, and persons with low incomes through improved coordination of all publicly funded transportation on Oahu.

ITS Regional Architecture

OahuMPO has developed a framework to coordinate Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) based on using real-time information to reduce traffic delays and improve safety across the transportation system.

Makakilo Traffic Study

This purpose of this study is to determine what changes could be made to address existing traffic problems, as well as those that are anticipated with changes in traffic volumes due to the future extension of Makikilo Drive to the east. The extension will connect to the Kualakai Interchange and provide a second access to Makakilo; reduction in traffic volumes on portions of the existing Makakilo Drive is expected.

Oahu Bike Plan

The Oahu Bike Plan guides the Honolulu Department of Transportation Service’s (DTS) bikeway planning for the entire island of Oahu and includes provisions to ensure that the proposed high capacity rail transit stations are integrated into the regional bikeway network.

Oahu Crash Maps (DOH) 2007-2011

Oahu General Plan (DPP)

This plan sets forth the long-range objectives and policies for the general welfare and, together with the regional development plans, provides a direction and framework to guide the programs and activities of the City and County of Honolulu.

OahuMPO Annual Reports

Every year, OahuMPO issues an annual report that summarizes planning funds programmed and expended during the Federal fiscal year, and provides a status update on the various planning studies and projects funded by OahuMPO.

OahuMPO Certification Review 2014

At least every four years, the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration review the operations of OahuMPO to ensure compliance with Federal regulations.  This report documents the findings of the latest review, conducted in September of 2014.

 OahuMPO Planning Process Review

Initiated in 2012, the goal of this plan was to identify ways to improve the Federally-required continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive (“3-C”) planning process between the OahuMPO and its participating agencies, other departments and agencies, and the public.  In 2014, the scope of the project was adjusted to assist OahuMPO staff in addressing the Federal corrective actions contained in the certification review.

Policy Board Bylaws

The bylaws of the OahuMPO Policy Board provide the framework within which the Policy Board conducts its operations and meetings.

2011 Honolulu Citizen Survey

The report is intended to be informational. It provides data about the costs, quality, quantity, and timeliness of city services, including transportation.

Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan

To complement other programs that address pedestrian safety, the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) prepared a community-based Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan (Plan) for the state’s highway system. Completed May 2013.

Strategies for Energy Efficiencies in Transportation (SEET)

Completed in 2010, this study surveyed a representative sample of 1,536 adult residents in the four counties of Hawai‘i to understand their attitudes and behaviors and to gauge their preferences for and sensitivities to various energy-efficiency strategies in transportation.

Sunshine Law

The Sunshine Law is Hawaii’s open meetings law (Part I of Chapter 92 of Hawaii’s Revised Statutes) which governs the manner in which all state and county boards must conduct their official business.  This section contains the most current copy of the law, other laws that impact the Sunshine Law, as well as guidance documents and some useful tools to help ensure compliance.

Technical Advisory Committee Bylaws

The bylaws of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) provide the framework within which the TAC conducts its operations and meetings.

Title 6 and Environmental Justice

Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, OahuMPO has a policy of promoting environmental justice (EJ) by addressing disproportionate adverse effects on human health or the environment for minority and low-income populations.  This section contains the official OahuMPO Policy Statement, a complaint form, as well as a report describing how EJ populations are defined and how EJ is used in the OahuMPO planning process.

Transportation Alternatives Program (formerly the Transportation Enhancement Program)

The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) provides Federal funds for on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving access to public transportation and enhanced mobility, community improvement activities, and environmental mitigation; recreational trail program projects; and safe routes to school projects.  OahuMPO is responsible for carrying out a competitive project solicitation and award program for projects on Oahu.

Transportation Vulnerability Due to Climate Change

In 2011, with a grant from the FHWA, OahuMPO studied the potential impact of climate change on the most important existing Oahu transportation assets.

Wai’anae Coast Transportation Report

At the request of the Hawaii state legislature, in 2002 OahuMPO prepared a short report summarizing potential solutions to traffic problems and access issues on the Waianae Coast.

Wai’anae Sustainable Communities Plan

Wai’anae Regional Plan January 2008

Wai’anae Emergency Access Road 2001

Wai’anae Connector Road Concept Study 2001