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Accession Number PB2013-104560
Title FHWA Freight and Land Use Handbook.
Publication Date Apr 2012
Media Count 138p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Nationally, there is a growing awareness among local governments, Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO), and state departments of transportation (DOT) that land use and freight planning activities should be more closely coordinated. However, many agencies fi nd it challenging to coordinate freight transportation and land use planning activities to ensure that transportation facilities are compatible with adjacent land uses, or that land use decisions are consistent with freight mobility and operational needs. These agencies are working to understand how land use issues impact freight movements (and vice versa), the types of stakeholders that should be involved in land use and freight planning activities, and the types of tools, techniques, and strategies used by other local, regional, and state agencies across the country to deal with these issues. The goal of this Freight and Land Use handbook is to provide transportation and land use planning practitioners in the public and private sectors with the tools and resources to properly assess the impacts of land use decisions on freight movements, as well as the impacts of freight development and growth on land use planning goals. The handbook identifi es freight-related land use issues, key considerations, and available resources. Throughout the handbook, examples and case studies from a range of urban and rural areas across the country are used to demonstrate the effectiveness of these techniques.
Keywords Freight planning
Freight transportation
Handbooks
Land use planning
Transportation facilities


 
Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 43G - Transportation
85 - Transportation
Corporate Author Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1309
Contract Number N/A

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