Documents in the Category: Public Involvement

Combined AMAG & AM Manual

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 TRB's newest publications on access management draw on national and state research to respond to the need for a more coordinated approach to transportation and community design that preserves the safe and efficient movement of peoples and goods, provides supporting networks in developed areas, and reinforces desired urban form.

FDOT 2017 Complete Streets Handbook

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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Complete Streets Handbook and new FDOT Design Manual will help us provide more context-sensitive roads by putting "the right street in the right place."   This draft document is under review until July 31, 2017

FDOT Complete Streets Policy Adopted September 17, 2014

Executive Summary

Corridor Access Management

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FHWA/Safety/Intersection/Intersection Safety

Imagine a multilane urban/suburban roadway where traffic is heavy, yet moves well; accommodates drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists; allows easy entry to and exit from businesses and other destinations; and has fewer crashes and other conflicts. Chances are this road is benefitting from corridor access management, a strategy that seeks an appropriate balance between the safety and mobility of a roadway facility with the access needs of adjacent land uses.

Access Management Manual 2014 - 2nd Edition

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TRB’s Access Management Manual, second edition, provides guidance on a coordinated approach to transportation and community design that is designed to help enhance mobility, provide greater mode choice, and improve environmental quality. The content is interdisciplinary, with guidance pertinent to various levels of government as well as to pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorized vehicles, including trucks and buses. Access management is addressed comprehensively, as a critical part of network and land use planning. Key updates include

Corridor Planning in Wisconsin: A Work in Progress

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has begun experimenting with new combinations of tools aimed at addressing transportation problems within their community context. The most extensive and deliberate use of these tools is corridor planning. Corridor planning is an approach that is rooted in collaboration with local communities to address all the issues of context that are beyond the purview of the state transportation agency.

Use of MicroSimulation to Convey Access Management Techniques

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The Missouri Department of Transportation has utilized several microsimulation software packages to analyze the impacts of proposed designs, such as interchange footprint and outer road spacing. Traditionally, one of the most difficult aspects of a project has been providing a clear understanding of the final product to the public. This paper discusses the use of visual simulation models to convey access management techniques to the general public.

Sixth National Conference on Access Management, August 29-September 1, 2004, Kansas City, Missouri

Minnesota Trunk Highway 10 Anoka County Business Stakeholder Involvement Process

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The process involved the development of a corridor economic profile, a business inventory and classification study to determine the businesses most likely to be impacted by access changes, a set of detailed business interviews, a business forum, and a business-oriented design charette.

Not Just Your Run of The Mill and Resurfacing: Michigan Department of Transportation’s Access Management Efforts as part of Rehabilitation Projects

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Geiger, D. "Not Just Your Run of The Mill and Resurfacing: Michigan Department of Transportation’s Access Management Efforts as part of Rehabilitation Projects” Right of Way and Corridor Preservation, 7th National Access Management Conference, Park City, Utah (2006)

A Public Involvement Primer for Access Management

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Johnson, A. “A Public Involvement Primer for Access Management,” Proceedings of the 7th National Access Management Conference, Park City, Utah (2006)

            This paper sets forth a variety of strategies for designing an effective public involvement program for access management plans. It sets forth a framework for stakeholder analysis and planning process design and discusses strategies for planning process management, including dealing with problem behaviors, group conflict and communicating effectively when times are difficult.