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Integrating the HSM into the Highway Project Development Process - Table of Contents

HSM Training Guide

Table of Contents

Preface

Executive Summary

Applying the HSM in Planning

Applying the HSM in Alternatives Development and Analysis

Applying the HSM in Design

Applying the HSM in Operations and Maintenance

Safety Analysis Tools

I. Introduction

1. How to Use the Guide

2. Overview of Applying HSM in the Project Development Process

3. Resources for Application of the HSM

II. Applying the HSM in Planning

1. Integrating Highway Safety Manual Analysis Methods into a Long-Range Transportation Plan

2. Integrating the Highway Safety Manual into Corridor Planning

3. Tools to Support Application of the HSM in Planning

4. Example Application: Long-Range Transportation Plan

III. Applying the HSM in Alternatives Development and Analysis

1. Project Scoping and “Purpose and Need”

2. Applying the HSM in Environmental Analysis

3. Tools to Support Application of the HSM in Alternatives Development and Analysis

4. Example Application: Alternative Analysis

IV. Applying the HSM in Design

1. Safety Performance-Based Design

2. Design Decisions and the HSM

3. Example Application: Design Exception Evaluation

V. Applying the HSM in Operations and Maintenance

1. Performance Measures

2. Operations

3. Maintenance

VI. Summary

References

List of Acronyms

List of Exhibits

Exhibit 1: Typical Highway Project Development Process

Exhibit 2: Resources to Support the Implementation and Institutionalization of the HSM

Exhibit 3: Example Application of the HSM in Systems Planning

Exhibit 4: Integrating Safety into NEPA Analysis

Exhibit 5: Project Alternatives for the Example Application

Exhibit 6: Safety Analysis Approach for Alternatives in the Example Application

Exhibit 7: Safety Analysis Results for Future Safety Performance for Alternatives in the Example Application

Exhibit 8: Safety Analysis Results for a Design Exception Evaluation

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