public involvement

What do video games and transportation planning have in common?

By Chris Spahr A new approach to the idea of visualization is using the real-time 3D tools that are normally reserved for interactive video games. Excitement is building in the transportation-planning world over 3D visualizations created by Spencer Boomhower of Cupola Media.  While visualization

Freight rail traffic is growing, but urban conflicts hinder infrastructure expansion

By Bill Holloway Much of the news surrounding railroads in recent years has focused on the uncertain future of high-speed passenger rail projects and Amtrak’s financial troubles. However, while passenger rail has been on the front page, freight railroads have been thriving. Revenues of the

Practical Approaches for Involving Traditionally Underserved Populations in Transportation Decisionmaking (NCHRP, 2012)

This report should be of immediate use to transportation professionals who manage, develop,or implement public involvement activities for a transportation agency. Download the full document.