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Weekly Briefs for the Week of March 19, 2012

Fixing It: Infrastructure and the Economy – This report summarizes a survey result of counties on the current conditions of county roads and bridges and how the recent economic slowdown has affected construction and maintenance funding. The summary also documents how much funding each county would need to upgrade all of its roads and bridges […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of March 12, 2012

FDOT Reports Transportation Resources, Expenditures and Costs: Transportation Resources – This report summarizes Florida’s transportation funding through various entities. Regional Cooperation in Transportation Planning – This project reviews the literature, and statutes and programs of all fifty states, to identify regional transportation planning practices. It focuses on innovative transportation planning approaches that support regional integration […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of March 5, 2012

Teenage Driver Fatalities by State: 2011 Preliminary Data – This report examines preliminary teeange driver fatalities collected from the states for the first six months of 2011. Traffic Safety and Public Health: State Legislative Action, 2011 – This report summarizes the many bills regarding traffic safety issues that were considered by state legislatures during the […]
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Weekly Briefs for the Week of February 27, 2012

Passenger Rail Moves Ahead: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century – This report documents how numerous state transportation departments are delivering high-speed and intercity passenger rail projects that improve travel options, reduce traffic congestion and decrease air pollution. Development of a Methodology for the Assessment of Sea Level Rise Impacts on Florida’s Transportation Modes […]
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Workshop: Using Economic Impact Analysis for Transportation Decision-making

Join us on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 for an informative web-based seminar highlighting the new ways state Department of Transportation (DOTs) and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are incorporating economic impact analysis into their program planning, project prioritization and selection processes. You will learn of their recent experiences and will be able to ask questions. This […]
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SCOP to Meet in San Antonio, Texas

The Standing Committee on Planning will be holding its annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, June 23 – 24, 2010. Chair Deb Miller, Secretary of Transportation, Kansas Department of Transportation, will lead the Committee’s efforts in discussing issues such as capacity building, asset management, data collection, research and planning related provisions of the transportation reauthorization […]
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International Scan on Linking Transportation Performance and Accountability: Findings and Recommendations

Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: This webinar will explore the July 2009 international scan on “Linking Transportation Performance and Accountability,” released by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The scan examined how transportation agencies in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia, and New Zealand practice performance management and demonstrate accountability by linking […]
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Virtual Conference on Research Needs in Transportation Planning Begins

“We’re at a time where we need to be able to show results and give people confidence that what we’re doing is making a difference,” said Kansas DOT Secretary Deb Miller as she opened the Plenary Session of this first ever Virtual Conference being held by AASHTO’s Standing Committee on Planning. An estimated 300 people […]
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Nearly 400 attend nationwide Webinar on “Best Practices for Fiscal Constraint Compliance in Transportation Plans STIPs and TIPs”

The findings and best practices for addressing fiscal constraint in transportation plans were presented today in a two-hour Webinar. A Team led by Tim Henkel, Minnesota DOT, and Harlan Miller, FHWA, reviewed practices in seven State DOTs and ten MPOs. A Question & Answer portion of the Webinar provided an opportunity for attendees to hear from […]
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Standing Committee on Planning Meets in Palm Desert California

The AASHTO Standing Committee on Planning (SCOP) met on October 23, 2009 in Palm Desert California. Meeting minutes and subcommittee reports given at the meeting are available HERE. Reporting subcommittees include Performance Based Planning and Programming Task Force, Data and CTPP, Asset Management, Capacity Building, Research, and Policy.
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