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Livability Resources

This page provides links to Federal Highway Administration and other U.S. DOT programs, resources, and reports that promote livability in transportation planning. The links are intended to assist decision makers and stakeholders interested in integrating livability principles into their communities' transportation systems. Visit the Livability Tools and Livability Webinars pages for resources produced by the FHWA Livability Initiative.

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University Transportation Centers Focused on Livable Communities

The University Transportation Centers (UTCs) program was established in 1987 with the mission, "to advance U.S. technology and expertise in the many disciplines comprising transportation through the mechanisms of education, research, and technology transfer at university-based centers of excellence." UTC grants are awarded through a competitive application process. The following UTCs' research is focused on livable communities:

Updated: 11/07/2014
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