Request for information: SSTI wants to highlight your success in second edition of “Innovative DOT”

Last year, SSTI and partner Smart Growth America published “The Innovative DOT: A Handbook of Policy and Practice,” covering more than 30 topic areas. We are now preparing the second edition of the handbook, and we need your advice on new material — new topics, or new cases

New TRB guidebook for sustainability measures released

The Transportation Research Board, in partnership with the Texas Transportation Institute, has released the  National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 708: A Guidebook for Sustainability Performance Measurement for Transportation Agencies that will help transportation agencies

New direction for the Highway Capacity Manual: Include active traffic management and a multimodal approach

The latest edition of the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) updates how engineers and planners assess the traffic and environmental effects of highway projects. According to TRB: • It is the first HCM to provide an integrated multimodal approach to the analysis and evaluation of urban streets from

Shining a light: New York City’s new zoning handbook

In releasing a new zoning handbook, New York City’s Planning Commissioner, Amanda Burden, extolled its virtues: “Zoning is the language of the city, it is a three-dimensional blueprint for what any area of the city can become. After City Planning released the Zoning Handbook in 2005, I was