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Costs for Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements
This report estimates infrastructure costs of pedestrian and bicycle treatments from states and cities across the country, and the accompanying database will help inform decisions about which infrastructure enhancements are best suited for implementation.
State Long Range Transportation Database
The searchable database contains information from a review of long-range transportation plans from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The database presents information on how individual state plans address ten different transportation planning topics. The accompanying report provides analysis from the review and summarizes detailed findings on eight topics: 1) plan types, 2) implementation, 3) guiding principles, strategies, and objectives, 4) performance measures, 5) financial planning and analysis, 6) systems planning, 7) livability and sustainability, and 8) climate change.
Long Range Transportation Plan Public Database
The information in the state plan database is based on the Volpe team’s review of 51 state long-range transportation plans from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. An accompanying report (to be posted when available) provides analysis from the review and summarizes detailed findings. A nine-member project advisory group advised the research team on priority topics of interest for the review of statewide long-range transportation plans. The advisory group included representatives of the Transportation Research Board’s Statewide Multimodal Planning Committee, other State DOTs, and representatives of stakeholder organizations.
Transportation Planning Process Resource Guide
In the transportation decision-making process, public involvement is a key component of integrating land use and transportation issues. FHWA's role in this arena includes:Providing best practices in public involvement;Articulating the benefits of early and continuous public involvement;Providing training, peer exchanges, workshops and technical assistance; and Demonstrating public involvement strategies that have been effective with traditionally underserved populations.
FHWA Public Involvement Reference Tool
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has developed this reference tool as a technical resource for transportation professionals and the public. The reference tool is designed to help you find specific public involvement documents, discover and share best practices, and to assist State transportation agencies (STAs) to improve their transparency, efficiency, and accountability. The reference tool encourages more open governmental decisionmaking that facilitatescitizen participation and collaboration.
Regional Resilience
A summary of the extensive research literature on resilience and a framework for assessing current policy and practice as it relates to regional resilience.
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ASCP) is a consortium of university-based programs offering credentials in urban and regional planning. Acting together, the ACSP member school faculty are able to express their shared commitments to understanding the dynamics of urban and regional development, enhancing planning practices, and improving the education of both novice and experienced planners.
The Consortium of ITS Training and Education (CITE)
CITE is an organization of universities and industry associations focused on providing comprehensive advanced transportation training through five types of on-line courses: independent study, blended courses, certificates, full semester program, and courses in Spanish.
The Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTU)
The CUTC provides information for research, education and training opportunities. The Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) was established in 1979 by the major transportation research centers and institutes in the United States. CUTC is a Tennessee not-for-profit corporation and a recognized IRS 501C(3) organization. CUTC promotes continued dialogue among its member institutions, and it provides a forum for the centers to interact collectively with government and industry.
Transportation Research Board (TRB)
The TRB strives to provide leadership in transportation innovation and progress through research and information exchange, conducted within a setting that is objective, interdisciplinary, and multimodal. The website contains research information, information exchanges, and policy analysis.
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For more information about the TPCB program, contact Michelle Noch at FHWA (202-366-9206) or John Sprowls at FTA (202-366-5362).

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