Traffic Signs Research Study for Miami-Dade County Final Report & Executive Summary

Traffic Signs Research Study for Miami-Dade County Final Report –  The years 2004 and 2005 were very active regarding hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin. Miami-Dade County experienced damages due to hurricanes Katrina and Wilma within a time span of barely two months. A significant proportion of street signs failed when these two hurricanes impacted…

Impact of Employer-based Programs on Transit System Ridership and Transportation System Performance

This document reports on a National Center for Transit Research (a program at CUTR) study that established a direct quantitative relationship between employer-based Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies and the performance of a transportation system. The study objectives were to develop a methodology for measuring the impacts of employer-based TDM programs on the performance of…

Guide for Analysis of Corridor Management Policies and Practices

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…

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…