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Transportation and Community and System Preservation Pilot Program Third-Year Report

Appendix: Fiscal Year 1999-2001 TCSP Projects

1999 Projects

State Project Description
Alaska Anchorage: Assess and redesign the public outreach and participation process for metropolitan transportation planning.
Arizona Tempe: Conduct a transportation subarea study and create a transit overlay district model to support sustainable development.
California San Francisco: Integrate land use and housing alternatives to support the development of the Mission Street transit corridor.

Escalon: Preserve and enhance a rural community with pedestrian and bike access to school, neighborhoods and businesses.

Mono County: Develop a rural community plan to balance tourism and growth with community stability, safety, and environmental protection.

Connecticut Hartford: Address regional growth issues through outreach and transportation and development practices in three prototype communities: urban, suburban, and rural.
District of Columbia Washington, D.C.: Identify and implement priority regional greenway projects and intermodal circulation systems around activity centers.
Florida Gainesville: Develop and apply sketch planning methods to measure the impacts of land use patterns on transportation conditions.
Idaho Boise: Evaluate the effects of transportation and land use decisions on rapidly growing semi-rural counties to provide for better decision-making to curb the effects of sprawl.
Kentucky Lexington: Develop a handbook, CD-ROM, and workshops for planners, developers, decision-makers and citizens on land use and transportation strategies.
Louisiana New Orleans: Produce a comprehensive plan that integrates land use, alternative growth scenarios, and transportation to meet long-term community goals.
Maryland Statewide: Develop and apply an integrated transportation, land use, and watershed model to assess the land use and environmental impacts of transportation investments.
Michigan Saginaw: Redesign a suburban shopping mall to be more pedestrian- and transit-friendly.

Lansing: Develop a shared regional vision of future land use and development patterns in the Lansing area through visual preference surveys, modeling, and public outreach.

Missouri Kansas City: Provide outreach and analytical tools for private developers and city officials to support sustainable choices.
Montana Laurel: Develop a plan for long-term transportation, land use, and community preservation.
New Jersey Northern New Jersey: Integrate planning, data, and public involvement to establish an action for a modern intermodal freight infrastructure to support brownfield, economic, and community redevelopment.

Statewide: Improve access, services, and amenities at passenger rail stations to meet broad community goals.

New York Troy: Incorporate transportation and land use into the city's redevelopment plan for the waterfront.
North Carolina Raleigh: Develop policies and programs to implement a regionwide vision for land use, transportation, and development.
Ohio Cleveland: Develop a community-based plan to revitalize a congested commercial boulevard in Woodmere Village while maintaining access to the larger community.

Dayton: Redevelop a brownfields site near downtown as an industrial incubator, to provide economic, environmental, and community benefits.

Oregon Portland: Conduct land use, environmental, and transportation planning to create and protect urban reserves.

Willamette Valley: Integrate analytical models to evaluate the transportation impacts of possible land use futures in this region.

Pennsylvania Centre County: Develop planning recommendations and guidelines for communities in the Bald Eagle River watershed to meet growth demands created by the widening of I-99.

Philadelphia: Develop metropolitan area-wide strategies to promote transportation efficiency including transit-oriented development, location efficient mortgages, and station area plans.

Rhode Island Providence: Support construction of transportation initiatives in the Olneyville neighborhood including a transit hub, streetscape improvements, and access to a bicycle path and greenways.
South Carolina Charleston: Identify the costs and impacts of alternative development and transportation and infrastructure scenarios.
Tennessee Johnson City: Develop specific land use alternatives to incorporate as formal code changes into a revised land use plan.
Texas Houston: Develop a strategically integrated transportation and land use plan for the eight-mile Main Street corridor.
Utah Northern Utah: Evaluate alternate growth and land use scenarios for the Wasatch Front area and adopt land use and transportation implementation strategies for a preferred scenario.
Virginia Charlottesville: Create a 50-year vision and cooperative multi-jurisdictional plan for land use, economic and community development, environmental quality, and transportation.
Washington Seattle: Promote transportation efficiency and transit-oriented development around existing and proposed transit stations in the region.
West Virginia Martinsburg: Redevelop an historic rail complex as an intermodal facility to support economic development and tourism.
Wisconsin Madison: Establish regional standards and processes for transportation and land development projects that can be used by local governments to achieve community goals.

2000 Projects

State Project Description
Alabama Statewide: Assess the infrastructure needs of the Alabama State Docks system in fulfilling its role as the linchpin of a multimodal transportation corridor in southern Alabama.

Florence: Create landscaped pedestrian walkways on the campus of the University of North Alabama.

Alaska Anchorage: Conduct a feasibility study of commuter rail and ferry service between the Borough and Municipality of Anchorage.

Fairbanks: Construct a pedestrian/bicycle "Centennial Bridge" across the Chena River in the Fairbanks downtown core.

Arizona Phoenix: Develop strategies to direct infrastructure development and protect open space areas that will contribute to sustainable communities.
Arkansas Jonesboro: Relocate rail lines and construct a vehicle overpass to improve rail traffic operations and road safety.

Pulaski and Saline Counties: Conducting a full traffic shed analysis in two rural counties and test methods for determining traffic shed capacity.

Little Rock: Develop bike trails, walkways, sidewalks, sheltered bus stops, street furniture, and information kiosks to improve modal and community connectivity in the River Market and College Station areas.

California Berkeley: Create a campus of buildings for nine disability service, policy organizations, and other private or non-profit entities and retail establishments over a mass transit parking lot.

San Joaquin Valley: Develop model zoning ordinances and design standards to create efficient land use and livable communities emphasizing pedestrian and transit-oriented design.

San Diego: Pilot-test PLACE3S, an urban and regional analytical tool and planning method, and launch the method statewide as a transportation and land use planning program.

Riverside County: Identify and design new transportation corridors to provide for the county’s future transportation needs, considering land use, biological resources, and related issues.

San Francisco: Conduct planning, design, and evaluation for the redevelopment of the Market Street area and Civic Center.

Colorado Larimer County: Develop a plan for a balanced, multimodal transportation system for the safe and efficient movement of persons and goods in the Estes Valley.

Denver: Establish and promote cost-effective and community-friendly alternative transportation at a downtown intermodal transportation center.

Denver: Link the 16th Street mall corridor to neighborhoods located northwest of downtown with a pedestrian and bicycle bridge.

Connecticut Beacon Falls: Create transportation, land development, environmental protection, and economic development goals and strategies to revitalize this small town.

New Haven: Purchase eight electric trolleys to run continuous looping route cycles between the mall, downtown New Haven, and west New Haven.

Delaware Centreville: Develop a land use and transportation master plan to guide future development and transportation decisions.
District of Columbia Washington, D.C.: Redevelop residential properties and implement streetscape and traffic calming improvements to revitalize an historic neighborhood.

Washington, D .C.: Examine multimodal transportation, traffic mitigation, and land use approaches to relieve traffic congestion resulting from the closure of a portion of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Florida Tampa: Create and demonstrate strategies for reducing environmental impacts of transportation and utility corridors across natural areas through coordinated siting, design, permitting, and maintenance.

Port St. Lucie: Develop alternative transportation and land use scenarios and create plans to address non-motorized travel, traffic congestion, and land use.

St. Lucie County: Bring students and planners together to develop a bicycle and pedestrian transportation plan for the community.

Georgia Athens to Atlanta: Develop a model planning process that will address sustainable development and livability in rapidly growing communities, resulting in a master plan for communities along proposed commuter rail lines.
Hawaii Waikiki: Develop a community-based mobility plan, using highly participatory, hands-on planning tools, that will guide and leverage transportation investments.
Idaho Kootenai County: Conduct a comprehensive study and develop a master plan to address traffic, pedestrian, and community issues along State Highway 41, including the potential effects of land use actions.
Illinois McHenry County: Develop a long-range strategic plan to coordinate multipurpose transportation corridor improvements with current and future land use, protecting the Kishwaukee River watershed.

DuPage County: Reconfigure tollway ramps and make intersection improvements in the area of the intersection of Naperville and Warrenville Roads.

Indiana Madison County: Develop a comprehensive and coordinated set of policies, tools, and methods for the orderly development of land, preservation and retrofitting of existing transportation facilities, and effective urban and rural design.

Muncie: Develop a plan for motorized and non-motorized travel replacing the traditional thoroughfare plan, which merely addresses roadway classification and proposed rights-of-way.

Iowa Sioux City: Redevelop transportation infrastructure and create private investment opportunities within the urban, industrial Hoeven Valley.
Kansas Marysville: Conduct a planning study that will examine the impacts of a grade separation project and how it will ultimately impact community economic development, safety, land use, and quality of life.
Kentucky Woodford County: Develop local transportation and planning strategies with specific mechanisms, allowing for the careful management of this scenic part of central Kentucky.
Louisiana St. Charles, St. James and St. John the Baptist Parishes: Develop an action plan for coordinating existing transit services, determining expansion needs, and modifying local policies and practices to better encourage use of public transportation.

Shreveport: Prepare a transportation, community, and system preservation strategic plan to establish Shreveport’s core inner-city neighborhoods as a regional technology and residential center.

Maine Statewide: Develop coordinated investment plans that focus on identifying, prioritizing, and programming public and private investments required for successful service center revitalization.
Maryland Montgomery and Frederick Counties: Conduct a study that examines development in targeted growth areas along the I-270 corridor and integrates Smart Growth considerations into mainstream transportation and land use planning activities.
Massachusetts Springfield: Develop a toolbox of transportation and land use solutions to redevelop an historic industry-centered inner-city neighborhood.

Eastern Massachusetts: Analyze the transportation impacts of alternative development patterns and design in the I-495 corridor; initiate alternative transportation demonstration programs.

Michigan Traverse City: Develop a transportation and land use plan for the city that will increase efficiency of the transportation system while protecting the livability of the community.
Minnesota Minneapolis: Develop a comprehensive plan for sustainable redevelopment of the Lowry Avenue corridor based upon a multimodal transportation system.
Mississippi Jackson: Construct airport connectors to improve traffic flow and transit access and enhance economic development.
Missouri St. Louis: Implement an innovative regional community development process to address transportation, land use, and socioeconomic issues.
Montana Kalispell: Construct a bus storage barn with washing and facilities, designed for extreme winter weather conditions, to improve local transit productivity.
Nebraska Omaha: Construct a centralized pedestrian crossing over the Missouri River to increase community access.
Nevada Clark County: Develop and test remote sensing technologies and a GIS-based transportation emissions model to study particulate matter transport in the Las Vegas area.
New Hampshire Concord: Develop a comprehensive 20-year plan for the city of Concord integrating community and transportation needs; develop a community-centered planning guide.
New Jersey Monmouth County: Design and construct a pedestrian tunnel to remove an existing mid-block pedestrian crossing.

Montclair: Develop a detailed land use plan to improve access to transit.

Northern New Jersey: Integrate planning, data, and public involvement to establish an action for a modern intermodal freight infrastructure to support brownfield, economic, and community redevelopment.

South Amboy: Develop a plan to improve access from nearby highways to rail, bus, and ferry transportation facilities.

New Mexico Santa Fe: Develop a design and implementation plan for the Solana Neighborhood Center to serve as a model for growth without sprawl.

Albuquerque: Develop a pedestrian access plan, comprehensive transportation management plan, and street and pedestrian signage and amenities program as part of a downtown revitalization program.

Raton: Assist in the acquisition and restoration of Raton Railroad Depot to provide intermodal connections and promote economic development.

New York Hamilton: Enhance community involvement in Smart Growth concepts including coordination of land use and transportation decision-making, institution of arterial access management, and institution of a street network to guide future growth.

New Rochelle: Reconfigure and redesign a train station and construct a parking garage to create an intermodal transportation center.

White Plains: Construct an overhead passageway for pedestrians that will facilitate connections between a railroad station and bus terminal.

North Carolina Bethania: Study current and projected traffic through this historic village and develop a plan for vehicular, truck, pedestrian, and bicycle traffic.
North Dakota Fort Yates: Develop a GIS-based road and infrastructure management system to assist the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe with system preservation and economic development.
Ohio Cleveland: Implement demonstration projects to reduce the impacts of commuter traffic on inner-city neighborhoods.
Oklahoma Oklahoma City: Implement a fleet of boats to link downtown with nearby redevelopment areas along the North Canadian River.
Oregon Klamath, Clackmas, Lake, and Grant Counties: Produce a replicable planning model for assessing the needs of Oregon rural communities that can be served by technology and network services through "telecommunity centers."

Statewide: Fund innovative projects meeting TCSP objectives in Oregon communities.

Pennsylvania York: Design and implement a sustainable community plan using transportation and land use solutions.

Centre County: Develop planning recommendations and guidelines for communities in the Bald Eagle River watershed to meet growth demands created by the widening of I-99.

Rhode Island Warwick: Develop recommendations for improving transit/pedestrian access and guidelines for transit-oriented development to realize the goals of an existing redevelopment district master plan.
South Carolina Columbia: Develop and evaluate a pilot planning model that integrates the state's infrastructure planning activities into one plan and process at the regional level.
South Dakota Sioux Falls: Redevelop aging industrial properties and implement transportation improvements to link downtown with Falls Park.
Tennessee Knoxville: Design a traffic calming/streetscape plan using neighborhood residents and city engineers as the designers; study the effects on pedestrian behavior.
Texas Houston: Conduct pre- construction engineering work and design for pilot projects within Houston’s Main Street Corridor that will enhance public space and pedestrian linkages to adjacent neighborhoods.

Fort Worth: Conduct a central city commercial corridor redevelopment study to engage public agencies and property owners to discuss linkages between development and transit.

Lufkin: Plan, design, and construct a multimodal transit terminal to alleviate downtown congestion without increasing parking.

Utah Salt Lake City: Develop a Quality Growth Strategy and design strategies for its implementation to address northern Utah's future growth.

Northeastern Utah/northwestern Colorado: Study and facilitate the development of a short-line railroad, linking resource rich areas of northwestern Colorado and northeastern Utah to the national rail system.

Vermont Burlington: Implement transportation and streetscape improvements as part of the North Street urban revitalization project.
Virginia Northern and north-central Virginia: Conduct a study to identify land use changes that have resulted from introduction and operation of the Virginia Railway Express.

Arlington County: Reconstruct two intersections to provide greater pedestrian refuge and realign some crosswalks to reduce the crossing lengths for pedestrians.

Richmond: Conduct engineering/design and rehabilitation/renovation of an historic train station into a downtown multimodal transportation center.

Washington Whatcom County: Develop a trail construction plan consistent with the Mt. Baker Foothills community vision, to provide recreational opportunities and safety improvements to non-motorized travelers and attract visitors.

Clark County: Develop information to guide transportation and land use policy development for the county’s comprehensive plan update, focusing particularly on methods of meeting transportation concurrency requirements.

West Virginia Putnam County: Develop a comprehensive transportation corridor management plan in conjunction with the planned construction of U.S. Highway 35.
Wisconsin Green Bay: Link existing trail areas and construct new trails to extend the regional parkway trail system.
Wyoming Teton County: Identify areas of future growth and environmental protection; develop a transportation demand management program and amend land development regulations to achieve this vision.

2001 Projects

State Project Description
Alaska Delong Mountain: Undertake a study for an airport facility to serve passenger and cargo traffic to northwest Alaska.

Soldotna: Design and construct improvements to Redoubt Avenue.

Fairbanks: Plan and design a unified cultural, visitor, transportation, and public lands information center.

Talkeetna: Develop pedestrian, traffic safety, and access improvements in an historic community that is a gateway to Denali National Park.

Palmer: Undertake planning and engineering for landscape, pedestrian, and traffic improvements to transform an unmaintained railroad right-of-way through the city.

Alabama Mobile: Establish a train station and shuttle to link Amtrak service with an intermodal terminal serving bus, taxi, water, and non-motorized transportation.
Arkansas Northeast Arkansas: Upgrade U.S. Highway 63 to Interstate standards to improve safety and accessibility between Jonesboro and Memphis.

Van Buren: Conduct design and engineering for an intermodal freight facility; create a business plan and strategic plan to market the facility and local development sites.

California Coronado: Conduct a comprehensive analysis of alternatives to relieve congestion and improve safety in two state route corridors.

Sierra Madre: Upgrade a road to provide dependable, all-weather access for residents and visitors of the Chantry Flats area of Angeles National Forest.

Riverside County: Identify and design new transportation corridors to solve the county’s future transportation needs, considering land use, biological resources, and related issues.

El Segundo: Create pedestrian connections to an intermodal transit facility in southern Los Angeles County.

Santa Barbara County: Acquire permanent easements to provide for the construction of a bicycle and pedestrian highway/railroad overcrossing to connect two segments of a moderate income, ethnically diverse community.

Roseville: Construct a pedestrian/bicycle bridge connection to an intermodal station providing commuter rail service to Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay area.

Florida Miami: Develop a master plan to address mobility needs in an African-American, highly transit-dependent community.
Illinois Quincy: Construct a bridge to improve access to an industrial park and developing industrial, commercial and residential areas on the north side of the community.

Chicago: Develop a community-based physical plan for the pedestrian environment in the Edgewater neighborhood.

Joliet to Chicago: Develop designs for improvements to enhance service in a commuter rail corridor by reducing conflicts with freight rail traffic and highway crossings.

Indiana Angola and Steuben City: Construct a walking/ bicycling trail and bridge to link existing trails, schools, parks, and other community facilities.

West Baden Springs: Restore the historic appearance, structural integrity, and economic viability of two structures in the State Route 56 corridor as part of a larger revitalization initiative.

Kansas Wichita: Construct two pedestrian bridges linking three major activity centers situated around the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas Rivers.
Kentucky Pulaski County: Convert an abandoned railbed to a recreational trail through a national forest.

Bowling Green: Develop land along the Barren River into a recreational green space that will also serve as the beginning of a pedestrian and bicycle pathway.

Clay and Leslie Counties: Design and construct an interchange to serve a regional industrial park and promote economic development.

Owensboro: Prepare a master plan and develop access, landscape, and economic improvements to a two-mile segment of underutilized waterfront.

Louisiana Lincoln Parish: Develop an implementation plan for a multi-faceted transportation corridor with emphasis on neighborhood and community preservation.

New Orleans: Perform research and planning support on behalf of public and private sector decision-makers in the areas of transportation, land use planning, and community development/ redevelopment.

Maine Bangor: Complete transportation improvements including intermodal hub facility planning, railroad crossing signalization, and bicycle/pedestrian trails to support downtown waterfront redevelopment.
Maryland Rockville: Develop plans for transportation improvements, including highway grade separation and a pedestrian plaza, to support town center redevelopment and access to an adjacent rail station.
Massachusetts New Bedford: Coordinate the land use and transportation decision-making processes of five major public infrastructure investments with environmental permitting processes.
Michigan Ferndale: Install fixed traffic control signals and large illuminated street location signs at three downtown intersections to improve traffic and pedestrian safety.

Flint: Conduct an origin-destination study and identify needs and deficiencies for cross-border truck and rail freight traffic.

Detroit: Conduct design work and environmental assessments for the construction of a freeway overpass park that will increase park and recreation services for residents of a minority and low-income neighborhood.

Minnesota Hennepin County: Implement roadway improvements to enhance safety for pedestrians, improve access to schools and proposed retail development, and protect water quality and wetlands as part of a redevelopment project in North Minneapolis.

Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove: Extend Trunk Highway 610 to relieve congestion, improve safety, and provide economic benefits.

Mississippi Claiborne County: Perform a study to evaluate alternative routes for logging trucks to reach a port facility on the Mississippi River without using an historic downtown street network.

Jackson: Address congestion caused by at-grade rail crossing traffic through the use of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); study rail relocations.

Missouri Kansas City: Enhance a downtown park to create an attractive, usable space that serves as a focal point for governmental and civic activities.

St. Louis: Create a master plan and implement pilot projects to improve neighborhood viability, enhance business facades, and renew a sense of community in an inner-city business district.

Springfield: Implement a streetscape project to improve pedestrian access, auto circulation, and aesthetics as part of a larger effort to revitalize the downtown.

Montana Billings: Construct bicycle and pedestrian trails to further implement a comprehensive trails plan; create an urban civic plaza downtown.

Statewide: Place geological information along roadways that explains the landscape through which people are traveling.

Statewide: Develop a prioritization system for railroad grade separation projects and identify the most cost-effective projects for further environmental review.

Nebraska Omaha: Construct a centralized pedestrian crossing over the Missouri River to increase community access.
Nevada Henderson: Provide for safe pedestrian and bicycle routes in conjunction with the opening of a college campus downtown.
New Hampshire New Hampshire Bedford: Prepare design strategies for a road corridor to address access management, business viability, and commuter traffic, while creating a pride of place through architectural and aesthetic guidelines.

Concord: Implement transportation, land use, economic development, and conservation strategies previously identified in a comprehensive vision plan for the region.

New Jersey Hudson County: Assist in completing a 15-mile continuous, uninterrupted bicycle/pedestrian path along the Hudson River.

Borough of Flemington: Realign Park Avenue.

Town of South Brunswick: Undertake construction on Route 522.

City of Bedminster: Construct a bicycle path.

New Mexico Clovis: Reconstruct a one-mile section of street providing access to a community college.

Albuquerque: Prepare a feasibility study and implementation plan for the provision of commuter rail service.

Las Cruces: Preserve a railroad depot for use as a railroad station and transportation hub and museum.

Raton: Assist in the restoration of a depot for intermodal passenger and freight service and to support downtown revitalization.

Albuquerque: Develop improved pedestrian access and implement parking management in the Uptown employment and retail center.

New York The Bronx: Design and build a bicycle/pedestrian facility as part of a link in the waterfront Soundview Greenway.

Greenport: Create pedestrian paths at a marina to link existing and planned water, rail, and bus transportation facilities serving the downtown.

Ohio Toledo: Beautify the newly constructed Buckeye Basin/Greenbelt Parkway and reduce its impacts on the environment.

Dayton: Improve pedestrian, roadway, and transit access to link two aviation-related historic sites.

Northeastern Ohio: Develop a multi-use recreational trail along the route of the historic Ohio & Erie Canal.

Oklahoma Tulsa: Replace a viaduct over a railroad adjacent to an elementary school.
Oregon Portland: Renovate the lobby of an historic courthouse that serves as a transit information and visitor center.
Pennsylvania Pittsburgh: Implement pedestrian improvements as part of a downtown riverfront park project to enhance access to adjacent neighborhoods and provide recreational opportunities.

Johnstown: Implement pedestrian and streetscape improvements as part of a redevelopment project that includes major entertainment facilities and a conference center.

Texas Houston: Conduct pre-construction engineering work and design for pilot projects within Houston’s Main Street Corridor that will enhance public space and pedestrian linkages to adjacent neighborhoods.

Fort Worth: Conduct alternatives analysis and environmental assessment for a potential light rail corridor, including consideration of land use strategies.

Utah Northeastern Utah/ northwestern Colorado: Study and facilitate the development of a short-line railroad, linking resource rich areas of northwestern Colorado and northeastern Utah to the national rail system.
Vermont Burlington: Implement transportation and streetscape improvements as part of the North Street urban revitalization project; rehabilitate and enhance a downtown pedestrian mall.

Manchester: Implement pedestrian improvements and parking management downtown as part of an overall travel demand management strategy.

Virginia Fairfax County: Study opportunities to expand and connect recreational trails, and to assist with interpretation of historic and cultural resources.

Virginia Beach: Construct a bicycle and pedestrian trail along an abandoned rail corridor.

Northwestern Virginia: Purchase and deploy hardware and software to improve safety and facilitate movement of commercial motor carrier vehicles.

Washington Grays Harbor: Develop infrastructure improvements to support the conversion of the former Satsop Nuclear project site into a high-tech business and industrial park.

Shoreline: Construct improvements along a state highway to support pedestrian and transit circulation.

Clallam County: Construct trail linkages to connect two population centers via a non-motorized travel route.

Puget Sound region: Create a freight users and service providers group focused on improving on-time delivery in the Washington State supply chain.

West Virginia Charleston: Expand a boulevard trail enhancement project linking neighborhoods to the central business district.

Ellenboro and Harrisville: Excavate a roadside embankment to improve sight distance and safety along a route heavily used by school buses.

Wheeling: Adapt historic but underutilized buildings into commercial and residential space to promote downtown redevelopment.

Updated: 8/1/2013
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