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Evaluation of Statewide Long-Range Transportation Plans

Prepared for:

Office of Intermodal and Statewide Planning
Federal Highway Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation

Kimberly Noerager
William Lyons
Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Research and Special Programs Administration
US Department of Transportation

Final Report
April 2002


This report presents the results of a study of statewide long-range transportation plans completed for the FHWA Office of Intermodal and Statewide Programs by the US Department of Transportation's Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. The review also produced a database with detailed information on major characteristics of the statewide plans.

William Lyons was the Volpe Center project manager for the study and Kimberly Noerager was the lead analyst. Dee Spann, FHWA Team Leader for Statewide Planning provided overall direction and Robert Gorman of the FHWA Statewide Planning Team and Paul Verchinski, Chief, FTA Intermodal and Statewide Planning Division provided valuable comments.

The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of contacts in the planning offices of the state Departments of Transportation.

This report is available from the FHWA at: or from the Volpe Center by fax to William Lyons at (617) 494-3260 or by e-mail at:

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