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Transportation/Air Quality Issues in Rural Areas

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released this report in 2003. The study’s intent was to increase understanding of air quality issues in rural areas, with a focus on transportation’s contribution

California’s Climate Adaptation Guide

The California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) contracted to release a report in February 2013 to serve as a guide for its regional planning entities, including Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Regional

2010 – 2013 RPO America Peer Symposium Proceedings

With support from the Federal Highway Administration, the NADO Research Foundation held a special symposium session during the 2010 – 2013 National Rural Transportation Peer Learning Conferences.  Each year, the

VMT-based Transportation Funding Options Studied

As states across the nation are considering proposals for transportation funding within their borders, two new reports are considering vehicle-miles-traveled-based user fees as one option.  The Government Accountability Office released

Infrastructure Financing for Transit-Oriented Development

A new EPA report, Infrastructure Financing Options for Transit-Oriented Development, provides examples of how some communities are using specific tools for individual infrastructure components, as well as strategies for combining

Livability in Transportation Guidebook

In 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) released two 30-minute online training videos highlighting key concepts and case studies from The Livability in Transportation Guidebook. The online trainings and

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