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Hear Every Voice: A Guide to Public Involvement at Mn/DOT
, June 1999, Minnesota (Mn)DOT developed document to provide statewide guidance for Mn/DOT planners and project managers on designing and implementing public involvement programs to achieve Mn/DOT's strategic vision.
"Oh, Do You Know Where This Road Will Go?"
Mississippi DOT: Outreach tool for kids which explains the environmental process for highway planning and design.
FTA Research-Public Participation Pilot Program
, applied research projects that will develop innovative approaches to improving public participation in the planning of public transportation.
TRB Research Underway--National Cooperative Highway Research Program
(NCHRP) will develop a synthesis to document the experiences of state and local transportation agencies' cost-effective strategies and implementation techniques to involve the public in the development of transportation plans and projects.
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