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Division of Planning
Jennifer Townley, Deputy Director
The Division of Planning publishes newsletters, guidance manuals, reports, policies, summaries, documentation, flyers, informational pamphlets, program and project overviews. Popular resources and new publications are featured on this page. Additionally, many of the publications are collected within a site or page, and we will link you to those locations from here.
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​New & Noteworthy
Responsible Office: Technical Services
Publication Date: Summer 2018
The ODOT Facts Book 2018 is compiled by the Division of Planning Technical Services staff to highlight the data collected annually by ODOT engineers and planning staff in support of the federal and state highway system.
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Asset Management Playbook
Responsible Office: Technical Services
Publication Date: October 2017
Ohio's transportation system is one of its most valuable assets. Significant to both our local and national prosperity, it must be managed in a manner to support economic vitality and to improve the quality of life of all Ohioans. This Playbook offers insights and recommendations into Ohio's transportation funding challenges.
Responsible Office: Local Programs
Publication Date: October 2019
The Program Resource Guide is intended to provide a "one-stop shopping" document to ODOT’s constituents – local governments, transportation advocacy groups, planning organizations and Ohio’s citizens. ODOT administers several different funding programs. We recognize that interacting efficiently with an agency this large is often challenging, and this publication is one of a series of efforts by ODOT to become more accessible and customer-friendly for the people we serve.
Responsible Office: Technical Services
Publication Date: July 2017
ODOT manages a large, complex network of highways made up of infrastructure assets, such as pavements, bridges and culverts. One of ODOT’s most critical missions is to maintain these assets in a condition suitable to support the economic vitality, safety, and mobility of freight traffic, residents, and travelers who use Ohio’s highways. This plan outlines how ODOT will ensure Ohio's transportation assets are well managed and maintained for now and the future.
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Responsible Office: Local Programs
Publication Date: 2018
ODOT's TAP funds are for those projects sponsored by local governments outside the county boundaries of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), unless the local is within a small MPO (population less than 200,000) that has opted to join the ODOT program.

Construction Summary 2015 

Responsible Office: Program Management
Publication Date: July 2019
This annual report condenses and concisely reports on the Major Projects for the most recent state fiscal year. The Construction Summary is a printed publication that gathers pertinent and relevant information related to each major project for the fiscal year while making some valuable observations about these projects, such as money spent by district and local projects versus ODOT projects.

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Responsible Office: Program Management
Publication Date: July 2017
The Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is a coordination and funding document developed by state and local governments and authorities in the Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs). The STIP is a four year document that identifies the funding for and scheduling of transportation projects and programs.
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Responsible Office: Transit
Publication Date: October 2014
This report provides profiles for the 61 transit systems, 191 Specialized Transportation Programs agencies, 21 Mobility Management/Ohio Coordination Programs, 18 New Freedom Programs and 16 Job Access & Reverse Commute Programs funded through the ODOT Office of Transit.

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