Local and Regional Planning, Management, Design and Evaluation of Advanced Transportation Technologies

Principal Investigator(s):

Lee Munnich, Senior Fellow (Retired), Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Project summary:

Project element covers four sets of tasks: peer review and outreach (Task 1); sustainable indicators study (Task 2); and telework, telecommunications and community design (Task 3). For FY 1998-1999,SLPP proposes to conduct an integrated, research program which not only directly builds upon specific outcomes of research projects undertaken in FY 1998, but also generally builds upon key concepts and findings from SLPP's past research on the relationships between advanced transportation technologies, economic development, the environment and overall community sustainability. Through the end of FY 1999, SLPP will systematically examine the role that specific advanced transportation technologies (i.e. ITS and telecommunications) play in furthering local community and regional sustainability. In addition, SLPP will analyze how specific planning, design, funding and implementation strategies for advanced transportation technology projects may impede or facilitate community and regional sustainability. Under this element, funds would also be available for research and educational activities. Activities will be identified in cooperation with Mn/DOT and CTS.

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