Managing Corridor Development

The challenge of managing corridor development lies in the dynamic interaction between transportation and land use. The land use plan used to predict transportation needs inevitably changes as new highways stimulate real estate speculation, rezoning, and growth. At the same time, competing demands on the corridor may damage long term transportation and development objectives. New…

Planning, Zoning, and the Consistency Doctrine: The Florida Experience

Recent legislation and focal trends in Florida and nationwide have created a unique combination of constraints and opportunities, providing an impetus for examining the way Horida conducts transportation planning. In response to these challenges, the Florida Legislature and the Governor’s Office directed the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) to undertake the State Transportation Policy…

A Public Involvement Handbook For Median Projects

The objective of this handbook is to assist planners and engineers in developing a public involvement strategy for controversial access management issues. The strategies are designed to facilitate open communication with affected parties and to assure adequate public involvement at key steps in the decision process. The emphasis is on median projects and state practices,…