Successful Implementation of Enterprise Risk Management in State Transportation Agencies

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This report was prepared for the AASHTO Standing Committee on Planning in order to identify and analyze how to successfully implement enterprise risk management (ERM). The research involved 44 State DOTs, eventually narrowing down to five case studies. The conclusion was that ERM enhances State DOTs abilities to achieve their goals, resulting in tangible benefits for their constituents, however many programs are still in their early stages.


Year Published: 2015

Report Number: NCHRP 08-36 Task 121

Publisher: The Transportation Research Board


Topic: Program/Project Risk

Process: Managing Risk

Agency Type: General, State DOT