Model Regulations and Plan Amendments for Multimodal Transportation Districts

In 1999, the Florida legislature amended Chapter 163, Florida Statutes, commonly known as the Growth Management Act, authorizing local governments to establish multimodal transportation districts. The purpose of the legislation was to provide a planning tool that Florida communities could use to systematically reinforce community design elements that support walking, bicycling and transit use. It…

Community Impact Assessment Handbook

“Transportation projects can have major social and economic effects —both positive and negative. Analysis of community impacts provides insight into ways projects can be improved or redefined to reduce adverse impacts and increase overall project benefits. Historically, much of the attention in environmental impact assessment has been placed on the natural environment, rather than on…