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Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Firefighters, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, Law Enforcement, ODOT-OnlyPublic Involvement, Plans/Planning, Projects

​There is no simple answer to this question, but we do have subject matters expert here at ODOT's Division of Planning who are dedicated to helping people get the right answers. All projects start at the local level, usually with the Metropolitan Planning Organizations. If a project has an ODOT component, meaning it has federal funding behind it, it's managed at the District Level. So there are two three places to start to answer this question:

 

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/ConsultantPublic Involvement

If you are looking for information that you do not think you can find on our website but you believe exists, please download the following document from the ODOT Division of Communications:

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/ConsultantPublic Involvement

​A good place to start is the Project Information & Transportation Studies of Interest page. Every project has a public involvement component. Another place to start is the Division pull-down menu at the top of every ODOT page.  Every Division has some type of Project site that will lead to public involvement information.

  
PublicTraffic, Roadways, Buses, Transit

​The Ohio Department of Public Safety Bureau of Motor Vehicle handles drivers licenses and registration of vehicles and other modes of transportation.

Go to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Firefighters, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, Law Enforcement, ODOT-OnlyBike & Pedestrian, Safety, Publications

​We have a website devoted to Bike and Pedestrian Information as well as a page with easy downloads of brochures, maps and other information devoted to bike and pedestrian trails throughout Ohio. Click on the links below:

 

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Higher Education, Firefighters, K-12 Educators, Law Enforcement, ODOT-OnlyCultural/Historic, Funding Opportunities, Roadways

​Glad you asked! Ohio has a robust Scenic Byways program in cooperation with the National Scenic Highways program. Click on the link below to find out everything you always wanted to know about Ohio's Scenic Byways:

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Firefighters, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, Law Enforcement, ODOT-OnlyPlans/Planning, Projects, Public Involvement

There are many opportunities to become involved in Transportation projects. ODOT routinely sponsors public meetings to share ideas and hear concerns from people affected by a transportation project.

Start with the Project Information & Transportation Studies of Interest page. All large projects rely on an interactive public relations component.
 
Another way to have your voice heard is to participate in Access Ohio 2040, the process for updating the State of Ohio’s long-range transportation plan.
 
If you are a student, you might consider intern opportunities, which are posted on the State of Ohio’s Government Jobs site.
 
Or, if you are a student with a valid student ID, you may attend, for free, the Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference (OTEC).
 
If you’re interested in participating in transportation projects local to where you live, go to the ODOT District Map and Contact Information and determine your District and go to their website for more detailed information about local projects close to where you live.
  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Firefighters, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, Law Enforcement, ODOT-OnlyPublic Involvement, Buses, Transit, Roadways

​Go to the GoBus site or call 888-954-6287.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Firefighters, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, Law Enforcement, ODOT-OnlySafety, Traffic, Roadways, Transit, Freight

Traffic counts are a complicated data collection ​effort among local, state and federal government staff. We do our best to keep our traffic monitoring pages as up-to-date and current as possible. Start with our Traffic Monitoring site, but please be advised that traffic counts are a fluid statistic and getting assistance from and asking questions of our dependable, responsive staff is a good idea. Contact information can be found on the Traffic Monitoring site.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Firefighters, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, Law Enforcement, ODOT-OnlySafety, Plans/Planning, Traffic, Roadways

ODOT devotes a staff and information systems resources to the collection, analysis and dissemination of highway safety data to help decision-makers. Go to the Highway Safety​ website to find out more and explore the many tools, data and publications we offer in support of the national initiative "Toward Zero Deaths."

  
Public, Local Government, State Government, Vendor/Contractor/ConsultantSafety, Traffic, Geographic Information Systems, Roadways

​In the Office of Technical Services, Infrastructure Management staff operate two skid test units or skid trucks that measure the friction between rubber tires and pavement on wet roads. Please go to the Skid Testing page to learn more about the process and for contact information.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Firefighters, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, Law EnforcementTraffic, Plans/Planning, Roadways

​Certified Design Traffic requests should be made through the ODOT District Office. Contact information for the District offices can be on the ODOT District Map and Contact Information page.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State GovernmentFunding Opportunities, Projects, Buses, Freight, Transit

​You can find out more about the program by visiting the Specialized Transportation Program page.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, Federal GovernmentPublic Involvement, Safety, Plans/Planning, Projects, Publications, Traffic, Roadways, Buses, Freight, Transit

​The report form is located on the Specialized Transportation Program page.

  
Public

The Request Form and Guidelines are located on the Vehicle Disposition Information form page.​

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Firefighters, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, ODOT-Only, Law EnforcementTraining, Plans/Planning, Projects, Buses, Freight, Transit

​Visit the Office of Transit's Training page.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Firefighters, Higher Education, K-12 Educators, Law Enforcement, ODOT-OnlyPublic Involvement, Plans/Planning, Projects, Publications, Buses, Freight, Transit

Go to ​Transit's Sign Up Form to be join the Office of Transit's mailing list.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, ODOT-OnlyCultural/Historic, Ecology, Permits, Noise, Public Involvement, Plans/Planning

​Visit the noisewall Frequently Asked Questions page.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, ODOT-OnlyNoise, Plans/Planning, Projects

Download the Upcoming Noise Wall Projects.​

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, ODOT-OnlyCultural/Historic, Plans/Planning, Projects

​Visit the Historic Bridges page.

  
Public, Media, Vendor/Contractor/Consultant, Local Government, State Government, Federal Government, Engineers, Higher Education, ODOT-OnlyPublic Involvement, Plans/Planning, Projects

Projects are generally managed at the local level and information about projects and projects contacts are found on the district websites​ accessible from the ODOT District Map and Contact Information page.

The largest projects and programs and initiatives within ODOT can be accessed via the Project Information and Transportation Studies of Interest page.

While the Capital Reporting section of the Office of Program Management in the Division of Planning manages and coordinates Ellis, a web-based application designed to be a major management system linking ODOT's new approaches to project delivery, planning, system forecasting and financial management. Visit the Capital Reporting page to learn more about Ellis the program and the application.