The Convergence of Statewide Policy, Local Initiatives, and Private Development in Virginia

  • Posted on: Tue, 10/08/2013 - 21:45
  • By: shroedermay
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What is Virginia trying to reduce/remove?

  • traffic congestion
  • dangerous streets & intersections
  • new construction
  • widening projects

Takeaway #1

  • Not all arterials are created equal
    • Long distance trips with few access points
    • Local traffic with many access points
  • Design speed must be appropriate for the context
  • Road should change with the land use

Takeaway #2

Avoiding the Bypass Blues

  • Posted on: Fri, 08/30/2013 - 23:30
  • By: fbroen
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Avoiding the Bypass Blues: Managing Impacts on Small- and Medium-Sized Communities

Impacts of Bypass Highways on Small- and Medium-Size Communities

Florida DOT Project (2011)


Objective:  To gain insights on and make recommendations regarding how to study the possible indirect impacts of new bypass highways on land use and other considerations in Florida