The Rural Transportation Blog provides regular updates on resources and news related to rural and small metropolitan transportation planning, programming and service delivery.
Posts from August 2012
Learn how USDOT, FHWA, and FTA's updated environmental justice orders impact planning practice and get 1.5 AICP CM legal credits.
Resources for new MPOs, MAP-21 info, NADO disaster report, DOT EJ orders, TRB accepting proposals to test planning tool.
On July 31, voters in 9 of 12 regions in Georgia voted to reject a new sales tax that would have supported local and regional projects.
This event will focus on tools that can help illustrate the impact land use has on household budgets and community economic vitality in rural areas.
Apply by Aug. 28 to pilot test the planning tool Transportation for Communities: Advancing Projects through Partnerships.
Federal agencies and other organizations are developing resources with interpretation and analysis of the legislative language.
New MPO and TMA designations are changing rural-urban boundaries. Find links to useful information for new urbanized areas.
Early 2012 Projections, 2010 Overview, and Comparing Rural and Urban Fatal Crashes in 2010
Apply to CTAA for support in designing new and improved transportation services that respond to a key workforce transportation challenge.
Analysis of rural vs. urban fatal crashes in 2010, plus projections show increase in early 2012 fatalities