September 2021

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As Congress and the Administration work toward reauthorization of the federal surface transportation program, the transportation community finds itself in a time of significant upheaval marked by a growing recognition that inclusive and meaningful public involvement will be critical to successful transportation investment decisions. I recently spoke with Julie Lorenz, Secretary of Kansas DOT and Lloyd Brown, former Director of Communications and Marketing at AASHTO...

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What is active transportation?   Active transportation (AT) can be described as any type of transportation where one’s own power is used to move from place to place. Most often, it is used to refer to walking or biking/cycling. Although there is a lot of research describing AT’s many benefits, transportation planning agencies still need a good understanding of community interest to support potential AT plans. Particularly...

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