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Regional Livability Workshop

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People talking together around tables at the Boston Regional Livability Workshop

People talking together around tables at the Atlanta Regional Livability Workshop

People talking together around tables at the Denver Regional Livability Workshop

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Federal Highway Administration

Prepared by
ICF International

August 29, 2011


This report is based on work conducted by ICF International with support from Renaissance Planning Group. The primary authors of this document are Harrison Rue, Kathleen Rooney, and Elizabeth Wallis of ICF International; and Katharine Ange, Whit Blanton, and Amanda Poncy of Renaissance Planning Group. The workshop participants and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) project management team and reviewers provided significant and invaluable discussion, review, and input.


This report was funded in part through a contract from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration's Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program. This document is disseminated under the sponsorship of the USDOT in the interest of information exchange. The U.S. Government assumes no liability for the use of the information contained in this document and does not endorse products or manufacturers. Trademarks or manufacturers' names appear in this report only because they are considered essential to the objective of the document. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation.

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Two separate documents accompany this Appendix. First is the primary document "Regional Livability Workshops: Executive Summary Report". The second is Appendix B, a separate PDF of all workshop presentations. Information on accessing these documents is available at

Cover photos, top to bottom: Boston, Atlanta, and Denver workshops

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