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Please respond to this survey for an NCHRP project to develop a guide on disasters and transportation.
FHWA has developed a guide on considering security and emergency management in planning.
Forty percent of the country’s transit dependent populations live in rural areas. Public transportation can assist these individuals in coastal evacuations.
When hurricane evacuations occur, the recommended safe distance is 150 miles from the coast, which may require using rural local roads when other routes are unavailable.