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Project Descriptions (Page 1)

Municipality of Anchorage
Redesign public involvement processes to facilitate dialogue on land-use and transportation issues; apply to a small-area multimodal plan.
Central Bluegrass Region
Develop a planning handbook and visualization techniques to help rural communities near Lexington respond to development pressures.
City of Tempe
Create and apply a transit-oriented overlay district model; develop a transportation plan consistent with neighborhood goals.
New Orleans Metropolitan Area
Identify key growth trends and constraints; develop regional growth scenarios and analyze impacts; conduct public review and discussion.
City of Escalon
Link the community high school with surrounding land uses via a pedestrian plaza and bicycle improvements.
State of Maryland
Develop collaborative processes and decision- support tools to assess the relationships between transportation and development.
Mono County
Create a vision for Lee Vining, a gateway to Yosemite, that balances the need for tourism and growth with community preservation.
Lansing/Tri-County Region
Use computer imagery to visualize growth scenarios; analyze past transportation impacts on growth; create a "Sprawl Index."
City of San Francisco
Develop a plan for transit-oriented development in the Mission Street Transit Corridor; and prepare a transit station area land-use plan.
Saginaw Metropolitan Area
Conduct a public design charrette to generate ideas on retrofitting two suburban retail corridors to be more pedestrian- and transit-friendly.
Hartford Metropolitan Area
Develop "best practices" for transportation andland-use patterns for three prototypical urban, suburban, and rural communities.
Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Develop Smart Choices planning tools including transit-oriented development prototypes, fiscal information, and an interactive CD.
Metropolitan Washington Region
Design multimodal circulation systems in regional activity centers; integrate green space into regional greenways system.
City of Laurel
Develop a plan for the City of Laurel based on analysis of transportation and land-use alternatives and their impact on sustainability.
Gainesville Metropolitan Area
Develop sketch-plan methods to estimate the effects of land-use strategies and alternativetransportation improvements on travel choices.
Northern New Jersey
Facilitate the freight-related redevelopment of abandoned industrial brownfield sites; identify supportive transportation access improvements.
Ada/Canyon Counties
Identify community values; develop and implement regional transportation and land-use strategies consistent with these values.
State of New Jersey
Develop educational workshops, technical assistance, and demonstration projects to make New Jersey towns more "transit-friendly."
Updated: 8/1/2013
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