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Policy Planning / Programs & Services / Weekly Briefs / 05/26/2014

Weekly Briefs - May 26, 2014

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Abbreviations in this issue:

NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  1. NHTSA Reports
  2. Connected World: Hyperconnected Travel and Transportation in Action - This report identifies and explores opportunities to significantly improve traffic, transportation, travel and trade, not only by using new technology but also by bringing together multiple stakeholders to forge collaborative solutions.
  3. Participation, Information, Values, and Community Interests Within Health Impact Assessments (Sign-in required) - This dissertation seeks to understand how Health Impact Assessment treats various health concerns and the effectiveness of such treatment in influencing planning processes.
  4. Miscellaneous Reports
    • Transportation Site Impact Handbook - This handbook guides the FDOT in reviewing elements of the local government comprehensive plan, Development of Regional Impact and other land use approvals that may impact the State Highway System, in particular facilities designated under the Strategic Intermodal System. It also offers guidance to transportation partners at all levels of government to enhance coordination in the existing review processes.
    • Characteristics of Texas Pedestrian Crashes and Evaluation of Driver Yielding at Pedestrian Treatments - This report identifies characteristics of pedestrian crashes in Texas and potential safety treatments, evaluates selected pedestrian treatments, and documents findings.
    • Driving Wisconsin's "Brain Drain" - This report summarizes the findings of a survey that links Wisconsin's transportation priorities to the brain drain of the Millennial.

For further information contact Monica Zhong or phone (850) 414-4808