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Introduction to Transportation Planning

IV. What Are the Benefits of Planning?

A transportation plan is a guide that Tribes can use to make well-informed decisions about their transportation network. An important part of the planning process is involving the public so that planners and decisionmakers understand the needs and concerns of the many stakeholders - people and groups who use or otherwise have an interest in the future transportation system. This information helps to clarify needs and the best ways to address these needs in order to meet the transportation vision.

In addition to indentifying future transportation needs, there are other benefits of implementing a transportation planning process:

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