Iowa Data Bike

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Iowa Data Bike

Iowa Data Bike is a proof-of-concept initiative by the Des Moines Area MPO in partnership with the Iowa Department of Public Health and Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation. Using an app that senses the roughness of pavement, Data Bike will generate data scoring the condition of trails, as well as collect 360-degree imagery of the trails…

Impact of Future Technology in Miami-Dade TPO’s 2045 LRTP Study

The Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization commissioned a study to examine existing and future technologies that will impact their 2045 long-range transportation plan and provide recommendations for incorporating technology. The report went through each time period until 2045 and predicted developments on a variety of topics. The report suggested that the TPO should update its travel…

Member Blog: Let’s Not Get Run Over by Major Transportation Trends

In this blog post, Lyle Wray, executive director of the Capitol Region Council of Governments in Hartford, CT, explores community impacts of ride-sharing and solutions for working with disruptive technologies such as shared rides, electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and connected vehicles. Wray suggests developing a framework for measuring impacts, forecasting, and tracking results of pilots…

MVRPC Introduces the Equity Regional Profile

The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) released the Miami Valley Equity Regional Profile in partnership with the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. The profile provides historical context on the issue of equity and presents an analysis of equity at the regional and sub-regional level. The study revealed that the MVRPC…

Incorporating Health into Long-Range Transportation Planning in North Central Texas

This new case study from FHWA focuses on incorporating health into planning at the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). In developing Mobility 2040, NCTCOG used resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to compare counties and identify health status indicators to select six transportation strategies to improve health outcomes.

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