Maximizing Transportation Assets by Building Community Connection Through Innovative Development of Rights of Way and Airspace

Principal Investigator(s):

Frank Douma, Director, State & Local Policy, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Project summary:

This Minnesota Department of Transportation-sponsored research effort examined innovative right-of-way projects nationwide, focusing on how new and innovative practices for redeveloping transportation assets can meet ambitious goals such as mitigating environmental impacts, encouraging placemaking, and enhancing economic opportunity while continuing to meet their transportation purpose. The team explored case studies from across the nation and identified best practices and lessons learned to inform future agencies and planners of new trends in transportation right-of-way projects.

Project details:

  • Project number: 2022009
  • Start date: 06/2021
  • Project status: Completed
  • Research area: Planning and Economy
  • Topics: Equity, Planning