Practitioner’s Handbooks

To learn more about public involvement in the transportation planning process, we have two handbooks that can be helpful to you in your day-to-day work.

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Public Involvement & Transportation

Ensuring that the public is involved in planning transportation projects is critical.

We dive deep into the importance of public involvement and how to incorporate it into your planning process.

Public Involvement Resources

Public Involvement Peer Exchange (September 2020)

The AASHTO Center for Environmental Excellence initiated a Public Involvement Peer Exchange in 2020 to foster peer learning among selected state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) from across the U.S. The Center’s Technical Working Group selected this topic due to interest from member states. The peer exchange was funded through a cooperative agreement with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and conducted with support from WSP. Originally planned as a domestic scan tour, the format changed to virtual workshops due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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