Guide for Analysis of Corridor Management Policies and Practices

This guide includes a work plan for assessing local government land development and access management practices. It also addresses how to prepare a conceptual plan for implementing corridor management at the local level. The guide does not address how to prepare a physical corridor management plan that identifies the preferred location and design of streets…

Alternative Funding Strategies for Improving Transportation Facilities A Review of Public Private Partnerships and Regulatory Methods

Transportation agencies seem to be paying more and more for less and less. Project costs are outpacing budget estimates in many areas, while growth in demand continues to strain available capacity. Right of way costs in particular are consuming a growing amount of project funding, as are construction costs spurred by spikes in global demand…

Transportation Concurrency Requirements and Best Practices: Guidelines for Developing and Maintaining an Effective Transportation Concurrency Management System

Concurrency is a growth management concept intended to ensure that the necessary public facilities and services are available concurrent with the impacts of development. To carry out concurrency, local governments must define what constitutes an adequate level of service as well as measure whether the service needs of a new development exceed existing capacity and…

Assessing the Practice of Public Involvement in Florida

Assessing the Practice of Public Involvement in Florida – This report presents findings of a comprehensive assessment of current public involvement practices and processes in Florida. The report addresses the variety of public involvement practices in the state, identifies best practices and continuing challenges, and distinguishes training needs for FDOT functional units and MPOs. The research…

Assessing the Practice of Public Involvement in Florida

This report presents findings of a comprehensive assessment of current public involvement practices and processes in Florida. MPO current public involvement practices were assessed using a survey instrument, whereas data on public involvement practices of FDOT were collected through personal on-site interviews with individuals across the various functional units. The assessment considers public involvement practices…

Evaluation and Monitoring of 2005 Growth Management Legislation

During the 2005 legislative session, the Florida legislature made significant changes to Florida’s growth management statutes and also provided additional transportation funding. The legislation addresses the issues of adequate infrastructure requirements for schools, water, and transportation in the face of increased demand caused by growth. The transportation component includes a new commitment to mobility funding…

The Case for Moderate Growth in VMT

The Case for Moderate Growth in VMT explores the major factors that influence travel behavior. The indirect factors are discussed first using primarily empirical data. These are divided into three major categories: socio-economic conditions, land use conditions, and transportation system conditions. This report concentrates most on the role of the socio-economic conditions and travel behavior followed…