The Colorado EnergySmart Transportation Initiative: One year later
Date and time TBA
Michelle Scheuerman of the Colorado Department Transportation will present on the implementation of CDOT’s 2012 Colorado EnergySmart Transportation Initiative (ESTI) and will cover the progress made, challenges faced, and next steps for the ESTI project in the year since its creation. In particular, the topics of incorporating energy efficiency into the statewide transportation planning process and collaborating with partner agencies such as MPOs will be discussed.
SSTI Community of Practice – 2013
July 22-23, 2013
Westin Detroit Airport, Michigan
SSTI’s next community of practice meeting will be July 22-23 in Detroit. Topics will include transportation funding and climate adaptation. The meeting is open to state DOT CEOs and is by-invitation to others. For more information, contact Eric Sundquist, firstname.lastname@example.org. Meeting Logistics Reimbursement Form
Making the most of the Transportation Alternatives Program
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
MAP-21 makes some substantial changes to the funding stream that has fueled pedestrian and bicycle projects around the country. Among the changes in the new Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP): combining previously separate programs, creating a sub-allocation requirement for MPOs and a population-based funding formula, and changing the entities that can apply for funding. SSTI will [...]
Reimagining a legacy transit system: Lessons from the Wilmington transit system
Friday, April 26, 2013
DelDOT and the Delaware Transit Corporation are using land use scenario planning, route analysis and public outreach to revitalize a legacy transit system and make it more relevant to modern-day transit origins and destinations. This webinar offers insight for any municipality seeking to increase the effectiveness of its transit system to serve a broader segment of the population.
Prospects for mileage-based insurance
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Insurance based on a per-mile basis – sometimes called mileage-based policies or pay-as-you-drive insurance – is offered in some form in all states, but usually without ongoing price feedback. Such insurance is relatively new in the marketplace, however, and most consumers are unfamiliar with it. FHWA is studying whether mileage-based insurance may reduce vehicle miles traveled or congestion.
Bike and pedestrian street improvements and economic activity in NYC
Thursday, February 21, 2013
A new study concludes that recent New York City street improvements, including bicycle lanes and pedestrian plazas constructed to replace parking spaces and lanes of traffic, did not impede economic growth. Hear from the study’s authors about their methodology and results.