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Using Regional Speeding Data to Improve Safety in Orlando

MetroPlan Orlando—the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Central Florida—uses Connected Vehicle data to identify roadways throughout the region where high speeds may be contributing to more crashes and unsafe conditions for people driving, walking, biking, or moving.

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Big to Little, Little to Big: How Strategic Changes to Transportation Planning Can Impact Major Public Health Crises

Transportation infrastructure can exacerbate a city’s public health problems. If our existing transportation habits aggravate these big public health issues, then changing those habits can help to mitigate them. Here’s how strategic changes to transportation planning can impact major public health crises.

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Unleashing the Power of Active Transportation to Fight Climate Change

A major cause of climate change is the country’s greenhouse gas emissions that come from transportation. Reworking our communities to emphasize active transportation methods can play a large role in reducing the toll it takes on our environment.

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Linking Communities Through Active Transportation Infrastructure: An Equity-Focused Quest to Identify a New River Crossing

Honoring the culture and history of Willamette Falls was essential to identifying the best alignment location for a new bicycle and pedestrian crossing between West Linn and Oregon City.

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The Infrastructure Bill Passes: How Will the Money Get into Transportation Agencies’ Hands?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was passed by the House of Representatives on November 5, 2021. What does this mean for state and local agencies?

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Charlotte’s Thoughtful Approach to Transit Oriented Development Planning, and Why It Works

Read about the City’s holistic and community-based approach to transit planning that has led to flourishing neighborhoods around transit corridors.

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Essential Networks: Cultivating Trust-Based Relationships

As part of our Transportation Equity Challenge, a team from our Baltimore, Boston, and Orlando offices proposes a set of strategies to better leverage community relationships in our projects.

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Toward Equitable Outcomes: A Framework to Reexamine Enforcement

As part of our Transportation Equity Challenge, a team from our California offices introduce a framework for thinking through the use of enforcement, and alternatives to enforcement, in reaching safety outcomes.

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Incorporating “Urban Forensics” Into Projects

As part of our Transportation Equity Challenge, read about a database for housing key cultural, historical, societal, and demographical aspects of projects.

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