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Distribution of Feedback by Individual Emphasis Area (FY07)

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Planning, Environment and Realty's (HEP) Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program (STEP) ended on September 30, 2012. For current HEP research information, please see HEP's MAP-21 research web site.


Emphasis Area Number of Comments
Water /Wetlands/Vegetation /Wildlife Habitat/Brownfields 284
Air Quality and Global Climate Change 110
Noise 66
Bicycle / Pedestrian and Health 57
General STEP Comments on Environment 46
Context Sensitive Solutions 36
Environmental Streamlining/Stewardship 32
Congestion 25
GIS/Spatial Information for Improved Decision Making 23
Other Activities that Support State/Local/Tribal Planning Capacity Building 21
Travel Modeling 17
General STEP Comments 17
Safety Planning 15
Public Involvement, Environmental Justice, Visualization in Planning 10
Historic Preservation 8
US/Canada and US Mexico Border Planning 7
Freight Planning 7
General STEP Comments on Planning 7
Outdoor Advertising Control/Realty Program Management 5
General STEP Comments on Tools to Support Planning and Environment 4
National Security, Defense, and Interstate Planning 3

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Updated: 01/10/2014
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