EXHIBIT III-2 - ANNUAL PERFORMANCE RESULTS AND TARGETS - Research and Innovative Technology Administration

EXHIBIT III-2 - ANNUAL PERFORMANCE RESULTS AND TARGETS - Research and Innovative Technology Administration

The Office of Research, Development & Technology (RD&T) integrates performance results into its budget request to demonstrate alignment with the Department of Transportation's Strategic Plan. RD&T tracks the following agency measures in support of USDOT strategic goals of Environmental Sustainability, Economic Competitiveness, and Organizational Excellence:

USDOT Goal/Outcome: Environmental Sustainability

Alternative Fuels Program: Percentage of USDOT Operating Administrations research requests funded 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Target --- --- --- --- --- ---
Actual --- --- --- --- Establish baseline & target for FY 2012  


USDOT Goal/Outcome: Organizational Excellence

Research Coordination: Visits to Research Cluster Sharepoint sites at transportationresearch.gov by USDOT Researchers, USDOT-Funded Researchers, Stakeholders & Public 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Target --- --- --- --- 500 1,000
Actual --- --- --- ---    


USDOT Goal/Outcome: Organizational Excellence

Research Coordination: Visits to Knowledge Management System by USDOT Personnel, Oversight Agencies, Congress & Public 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Target --- --- --- --- 500 1,000
Actual --- --- --- ---    


USDOT Goal/Outcome: Organizational Excellence

Research Coordination: Percentage of USDOT RD&T Funded Projects Tracked by the Knowledge Management System 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Target --- --- --- --- 70% 90%
Actual --- --- --- ---    


USDOT Goal/Outcome: Organizational Excellence

Research Coordination: Number of USDOT Funded Research Products and Applications Identified as Ready for Commercialization and/or Being Used in Our Transportation System and Posted on the RITA Website 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Target --- --- --- --- 200 300
Actual --- --- --- ---    

The Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System (NDGPS) Program uses performance results for program management purposes and to demonstrate alignment with the Department of Transportation's Strategic Plan. NDGPS tracks the following agency measures in support of the USDOT strategic goal of Safety:

USDOT Goal/Outcome: Safety

Nationwide Differential GPS: System Availability (% of Broadcast GPS Corrections Available to Users; All Towers; Annualized) 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Target 98.5% 98.5% 98.5% 98.5% 98.5% 98.5%
Actual 99.0% 98.9% 98.7% 98.6%    

* FY11 year to date observed

USDOT Goal/Outcome: Safety

Nationwide Differential GPS: Modernized Configuration (% of NDGPS Towers Brought to Current Coast Guard Operating Standards) 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Target --- --- --- --- 10% 52%
Actual --- --- --- ---    

** Projected based on FY11 funding availability

The Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) program integrates performance results into its budget request to demonstrate alignment with the Department of Transportation's Strategic Plan. PNT tracks the following agency measures in support of the USDOT strategic goal of Safety:

USDOT Goal/Outcome: Safety

Positioning, Navigation, and Timing:Assessment of Progress on Implementation of National PNT Architecture* 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Target --- --- --- --- --- Baseline
Actual --- --- --- --- ---  

*Metric will be a green/yellow/red indicator on the progress of architecture implementation as measured by the PNT program.