Planning and Corridor Management

Review of MPO Long Range Transportation Plans and Regional MPO Planning Activities and Products (2010)

Review of MPO Long Range Transportation Plans and Regional MPO Planning Activities and Products (2010)  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is  updating the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP). Federal planning codes and regulations (23 USC 135(b) and (23 CFR 450.208(a)(1) and 450.214(f)) provide that statewide planning be coordinated with metropolitan planning in the state. The FDOT requested research assistance from the

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Staffing and Administrative Capacity of MPOs

Staffing and Administrative Capacity of MPOs  – This research report documents how MPOs have structured their organizations and allocated staff resources. MPO organizational structure includes administrative information like governance, host agency relationships, budgeting, and work planning. The report also addresses staffing arrangements,technical skills, use of consultant labor, and employee retention. Effective and unique practices are documented through case studies interspersed

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Florida Mobility Fee Study

Evaluation of the Mobility Fee Concept Florida Mobility Fee Study – Phase 1 Florida Mobility Fee Study – Final Report

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2008 Review of Florida’s MPO Long Range Transportation Plans

2008 Review of Florida’s MPO Long Range Transportation Plans-In 1997, the MPOAC asked the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida to conduct a comparative review of all LRTPs in the state. The project aimed to gain a comprehensive understanding of the issues being assessed and documented in plans, as well as to uncover examples

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Guidelines and Performance Measures to Incorporate Transit and Other Multimodal Considerations into the FDOT DRI Review Process – September 2008

  Guidelines and Performance Measures to Incorporate Transit and Other Multimodal Considerations into the FDOT DRI Review Process supplements the instructions for performing DRI reviews in the “Site Impact Handbook” with specific guidance on incorporating transit and other multimodal strategies in the DRI review process directed toFDOT staff and consultants. In some cases, this guidance may be applicable to other types

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Performance Measures to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Public Involvement Activities in Florida

Performance Measures to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Public Involvement Activities in Florida -In 2006, the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida completed a comprehensive assessment of public involvement practices and processes in Florida for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The assessment considered public involvement practices at all phases of transportation decision making and included

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Access Connections on Opposite Sides of a Roadway: A Technical Memorandum

Access Connections on Opposite Sides of a Roadway: A Technical Memorandum – This technical memorandum addresses these problems and identifies where the practice of aligning access connections directly opposite one another may or may not be appropriate. It also includes examples where a change in alignment was made or crossing maneuvers were eliminated.

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Documenting Improved Mobility Techniques on SIS and TRIP Facilities

Documenting Improved Mobility Techniques on SIS and TRIP Facilities-This guide includes tools, resources, and guidance to enable transportation partners to respond effectively to growth management issues, to become more proactive, and to maximize use of limited transportation funds. These transportation partners may include among others local governments, metropolitan planning organizations (MPO), regional planning councils (RPC), and the Florida Departments of

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Signal Spacing: A Technical Memorandum

Signal Spacing: A Technical Memorandum

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Transportation Concurrency: Best Practices Guide

Transportation Concurrency: Best Practices Guide presents practical guidance for local transportation concurrency management systems based on a sampling of current and best practices. As such, it is an important first step toward greater understanding of how to implement transportation concurrency. However, further research is needed to advance the state of the practice, including more detailed studyof the evolution of concurrency

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Land Development and Subdivision Regulations that Support Access Management

Land Development and Subdivision Regulations that Support Access Management Effective local access management requires planning as well as regulatory solutions. Communities should establish a policy framework that supports access management in the local comprehensive plan, prepare corridor or access management plans for specific problem areas, and encourage good site planning techniques. Land development and subdivision regulations should be amended accordingly

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Analysis of Corridor Management Practices on Selected Critical SIS Facilities

Analysis of Corridor Management Practices on Selected Critical SIS Facilities -This study investigated state and local corridor management issues and practices along SR 26, a critical Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) highway in central Florida.

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