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Public Involvement

I. Introduction

This module, "Public Involvement" is one of seven in the series Transportation Decisionmaking Information Tools for Tribal Governments developed by the Federal Highway Administration Office of Planning to assist Tribes with transportation planning. This module explains the importance of getting input from the public when making transportation planning decisions. It also describes how to plan a public involvement process and ways to engage the public.

Figure 1 shows all the modules in the series.

  1. Introduction to Planning
  2. Developing a Long-Range Transportation Plan
  3. Developing the Transportation Improvement Program
  4. Transportation Funding Resources
  5. Public Involvement
  6. Data Collection and Use
  7. Safety
  8. Project Prioritization

Figure 1 Modules in Series Transportation Decisionmaking Information Tools for Tribal Governments

Each of the training modules is laid out in this graphic of the training module series. At the top of the image is the Introduction to Planning module. Below are three modules, Developing a Long-Range Transportation Plan, Data Collection and Use, and Public Involvement, aligned in a row labeled "planning." Underneath these modules are two more, Tribal Consultation and Partnering and Leveraging aligned in a row labeled "Tribal Intergovernmental Relations." Below them are four modules, Developing the Transportation Improvement Program, Funding Resources, Financial Planning, and Project Prioritization, aligned in a row labeled "programming." In the bottom-most row, labeled "other elements," are the remaining two modules, Safety and Asset Management. All of the modules are encompassed in a large circle with the rows labeled just outside.
Updated: 5/8/2015
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