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Literature Review of Organizational Structures and Finance of Multi-jurisdictional Initiatives and the Implications for Megaregion Transportation Planning in the U.S.

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U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration

Dr. Catherine L. Ross, Principal Investigator

Center For Quality Growth and Regional Development at the Georgia Institute Of Technology

October 2011


Deliverable 1: a report summarizing findings of the literature reviews on U.S. and international megaregion frameworks for transportation planning.

Submitted to:
U.S. Department of Transportation

Federal Highway Administration
Office of Planning
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

Point of Contact: Frederick Bowers

Submitted by:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

(A Non-profit, State Controlled Institution of Higher Education)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Catherine L. Ross (

Co-PIs: Myungje Woo, Harry West, Michael Meyer, and Adjo Amekudzi

Researchers: Michael Elliott, John Leonard II, Sarah Cox, Anna Harkness, Arthi Rao, and Bianca Smith

Georgia Institute of Technology
College of Architecture
Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD)
760 Spring Street, Suite 213
Atlanta, GA 30332-0790

Phone: (404) 385-5133, FAX: (404) 385-5127

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