Integrating Equity into MPO Project Prioritization

Integrating Equity into MPO Project Prioritization Methods used to integrate equity into metropolitan planning organization (MPO) prioritization processes vary significantly in scope and potential effectiveness. This research, completed for the Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions, and Dollars (CTEDD), was undertaken to assist MPOs in developing effective methods for integrating equity into their project prioritization process as it specifically relates to

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Kristine Williams’ Multi-modal Transportation Planning Presentations

Kristine Williams’ Multi-modal Transportation Planning Presentations

Kristine Williams’ Multi-modal Transportation Planning class presented their ideas for improving walking, cycling, and transit use on three corridors in Manatee County to County staff on December 3, 2019. The graduate class project was performed for Manatee County as part of the USF Community Sustainability Partnership Program. A final report detailing the concepts will be provided for consideration by the

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Manatee County Complete Streets Redesign

Manatee County Complete Streets Redesign

Last week, CUTR Program Director Kristine Williams’ students presented their interim projects on conceptual complete street redesigns for Manatee County. The class created these designs through the USF Community Sustainability Partnership Program or CSPP (CSPP). The course welcomed – Nelson Galeano, Manatee County – Wade Reynolds, Hillsborough MPO – Alex Henry, FDOT – Dr. Peng Chen, USF – Michelle Ogilvie,

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FDOT Florida Transportation Plan Visioning Session

On May 7, 2019, CUTR/USF students Christopher Moorman, Nicole Tremblay, Dayna Lazarus, and Sean Martin participated in the FDOT Florida Transportation Plan Visioning Session with support from Planning and Corridor Management Program Director, Kristine Williams, AICP, and Research Associate, Tia Boyd. Students participated in a poster session on trends and disruptors impacting long-range transportation planning in Florida.  Christopher and Nicole

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Improving Transportation Access to Health Care Services

Improving Transportation Access to Health Care Services Principal Investigator: Kristine Williams Summary: Millions of people across the U.S. are unable to provide their own transportation due to age, disability or income constraints. Although the size of this transportation disadvantaged (TD) population is not fully known, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) states that the population is large, with about 40

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Integrating Equity into Regional Transportation Planning

April 27, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Integrating Equity into Regional Transportation Planning This webinar explores methods used by MPOs to understand the equity effects of regional transportation plans and investments, based on research conducted for the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC). The webinar will examine how MPOs are identifying communities of concern with regard to transportation equity, along with

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series

Thursday, May 12, 19, 26 and June 2, 2016, at 4:00-5:00PM (ET) Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series Many communities are updating their comprehensive plan to promote a wider variety of transportation modes. In the process, they are making changes that improve livability and the local and regional economy. This four part

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Strategies and Perspectives on Balancing Freight and Livability

March 31, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Strategies and Perspectives on Balancing Freight and Livability Where livability is a goal of the planning process, freight runs the risk of not being considered except as an afterthought or as something to be excluded. Yet, freight is an integral part of local economic development. Because economic prosperity is a key characteristic of livable communities,

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