Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on Planning. Task 35. Evaluating State DOT Planning Practices in Rural Planning

The objective of this research effort is to evaluate the planning practices of state department's of transportation (DOT's) in rural areas. The research should consider the extent to which the statewide plans consider the following elements in rural areas: (1) the detailed identification of needs for all modes; (2) the integration of transportation and land use planning; (3) the consideration of social, environmental and economic issues; (4) the needs of the elderly and transit dependent; (5) the level of public involvement in rural areas; (6) the existence and role of regional planning organizations; and (7) how rural issues and needs are reflected in the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $50000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 08-36, Task

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Project Managers:

    McCready, Ronald

  • Performing Organizations:

    AECOM Consulting Transportation Group

    2751 Prosperity Avenue
    Suite 300
    Fairfax, VA  United States  22031
  • Principal Investigators:

    Ang-Olson, Jeffrey

  • Start Date: 20030122
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20031130
  • Source Data: RiP Project 6561

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01557264
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 08-36, Task
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Mar 19 2015 1:02AM