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Related Transportation Programs/Activities

Integrating Health and Physical Activity

Linking Land Use, Environmental Issues, and Transportation in Project Development

Public Involvement, Outreach, and Participation

In the transportation decision-making process, public involvement is a key component of integrating land use and transportation issues. FHWA's role in this arena includes:

Public Participation / Public Involvement

Public participation is more than just a hearing, or one meeting near the end of the project development process. Public involvement needs to be an early and continuing part of the transportation and project development process. It is essential that the project sponsor knows the community's values in order to avoid, minimize, and mitigate impacts, as well as to narrow the field of alternatives (for planning) and alignments (for projects).

Transportation System Management and Operations

Updated: 2/23/2015
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