Past Events

TDM measures to reduce the impact of urban freight movement

Monday, October 28, 2013

The webinar will discuss research undertaken by SSTI on the social costs created by urban freight transportation and the freight transportation demand management strategies that cities are using to better balance their freight transportation needs and sustainability goals.

Tolling to support multimodal facilities

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The U.S. 36 project in Colorado, now underway between Denver and Boulder, will expand a four-lane facility to add an express lane carrying bus-rapid transit, high-occupancy vehicles, and tolled single-occupancy vehicles, as well as ITS systems and a commuter bikeway. Of particular interest is the fact that the project’s tolls will support the multimodal facilities.

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,

The Colorado EnergySmart Transportation Initiative: One year later

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

This webinar will present results of 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.

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 held […]

SSTI Community of Practice Meeting – Making the most of the Transportation Alternatives Program

May 7-9, 2013
Radisson Plaza, Minneapolis, MN

SSTI will hold a meeting for our partner states and invited MPO representatives to review the state of the Transportation Alternatives Program and focus on ways that DOTs and their local partners can select, design, and deliver the projects that best advance pedestrian and bicycle mobility and access.

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.

Bus Rapid Transit: Planning and executing a successful system

November 29, 2012

Many cities are considering BRT. What do cities need to think about to make it a success? What are the advantages over rail, and what are the risks of not making enough investment in your BRT? And what is the economic development potential for BRT?