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Description of Mobility Services for All Americans Program Plan

graphic showing the schedule for five objectives for each quarter of Fiscal Year 04, 05, 06, 07, and 08

Description

This Gantt chart shows the schedule for five tasks for the last two quarters (Q3 and Q4) of Fiscal Year (FY) 04 and each quarter (Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4) of FY 05, 06, 07, and 08:

  • Phase 1: Coalition Building
  • Phase 2: Foundation Research
  • Phase 3: Technology Integration, Testing and Evaluation
  • Phase 4: Traveler Management Coordination Center (TMCC) Demonstration
  • Phase 5: Documentation and Outreach

Q2 is defined as months 1-3, Q3 as months 4-6, Q4 as months 7-9, and Q1 as months 10-12.

The overall outcome for these tasks is:

  • Decision to expand the deployment of replicable/scalable traveler management coordinated center to enhance mobility and accessibility for the transportation disadvantaged.

For Phase 1: Coalition Building, the subtasks shown are:

  • Core USDOT Project Management Team (FTA, FHWA, FMCSA) from near the beginning of Q3 FY 04 through Q4 FY 08.
  • Federal Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility from mid-Q3 FY 04 through Q4 FY 08.
  • Stakeholder Groups, Industry Task Forces and Expert Panels (citizen, state/regional/local/tribal government, and industry groups) from near the end of Q3 FY 04 through Q4 FY 08.
  • The final goal of Coalition Building is to perform program coordination, advisory and decision-making function; some groups may be formed and dissolved as needed

For Phase 2: Foundation Research, the subtasks shown are:

  • Assess Needs from near the beginning of Q1 to near the end of Q2 FY 05.
  • Identify Barriers from near the beginning of Q1 to near the end of Q2 FY 05.
  • Apply Technology from mid-Q1 through Q2 FY 05.
  • The final goal of Foundation Research is to conduct foundation research to help in defining the issues and shaping the scope of the initiative.

For Phase 3: Technology Integration, Testing and Evaluation, the subtasks shown are:

  • Integration Test Planning from the beginning of Q3 to mid-Q4 FY 05.
  • Test Site Preparation from the beginning of Q4 FY 05 to mid-Q3 FY 06.
  • Test System Implementation from mid-Q3 FY 06 through Q1 FY 07.
  • Test System Evaluation from the beginning of Q3 FY 05 through Q1 FY 07.
  • The final goal of Technology Integration, Testing and Evaluation is to conduct multi-stage, multi-location field operational tests on technology integration and evaluate outcomes under different service scenarios.

For Phase 4: Traveler Management Coordination Center (TMCC) Demonstration, the subtasks shown are:

  • TMCC Demonstration Planning from mid-Q4 FY 06 to mid-Q2 FY 07.
  • Demonstration Site Preparation from near the beginning of Q2 FY 07 to mid-Q1 FY 08.
  • TMCC Demonstration Implementation from mid-Q1 FY 08 to mid-Q4 FY 08.
  • TMCC Independent Evaluation from mid-Q4 FY 06 to near the end of Q4 FY 08.
  • The final goal of Traveler Management Coordination Center (TMCC) Demonstration is to design and implement replicable/scalable traveler management coordination center that provides one-stop customer-focused services.

For Phase 5: Traveler Management Coordination Center (TMCC) Demonstration, the subtasks shown are:

  • Final Documentation Development from the beginning of Q3 to near the end of Q4 FY 08.
  • Outreach Plan Development from the beginning of Q3 to near the end of Q4 FY 05.
  • Outreach Activities from the beginning of Q3 to near the end of Q4 FY 08.
  • The final goal of Documentation and Outreach is to promote the deployment of integrated traveler management coordination centers through outreach activities.

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