June 1, 2017 - 02:00 PM / 03:30 PM
On May 20, 2017, the FHWA final rulemaking on national performance measures will take effect, with the exception of certain portions of the rule pertaining to the measure on the percent change in CO2 emissions from 2017, generated by on-road mobile sources on the NHS (the GHG measure). While the published rule includes a GHG measure, the effective date of the portions of the final rule pertaining to that measurehas been delayed. The FHWA will be publishing a NPRM in the Federal Registerpertaining to this measure.
This final rule, published in the Federal Register on January 18, 2017 and effective on May 20, 2017 (except for portions related to the GHG measure), sets forth measures that State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) will use to report on the following characteristics within their jurisdiction:
This System Performance/Freight/CMAQ Performance Measures final rule, as effective on May 20, 2017, comprises six measures: