WIT Press


Pennsylvania's Statewide Long Range Transportation Plan (PennPlan): Performance Based Planning In The U.S

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT010041

Volume

52

Pages

10

Published

2001

Size

1,172 kb

Author(s)

K.G. Goulias, K. Viswanathan & T. Kim

Abstract

A revival of statewide long-range transportation planning is emerging from recent legislation in the United States with focus and heavy emphasis on public involvement and performance based planning. However, differences among states exist in the procedures followed in long range planning, and as new methods are created and reported, better statewide planning approaches are emerging. An example of a new method, the Pennsylvania Statewide Long Range Transportation Plan (PennPlan), is provided in this paper. In sequence the rationale, brief background, and process to create this plan are illustrated. PennPlan's unique public involvement program is als

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