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October 2014

New Tool Emphasizes Livability Characteristics; “Livability & LOS: Making the Connection” Webinar Recording Available; Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program Webinar; CSS In the News; CSS Calendar

August 2014

“Livability & LOS: Making the Connection” Webinar Recording Now Available; Partnership for Sustainable Communities 5-year Report; TRB Landscape and Environmental Design Committee Mid-Year Meeting; Watch the Boise CSS National Dialog; The CSS Conversation: Looking Ahead; CSS In the News; CSS Calendar

June 2014

“Livability and Level of Service: Making the Connection” Webinar Register Now; Featured Case Study: SH5 Corridor Study; “Programs and Policies to Advance Livability” Webinar Recording Available; News Item: Implementing California’s SB 743; Watch the Tallahassee CSS National Dialog; Register Now for the Boise CSS National Dialog; CSS Calendar

March 2014

“Streets as Places II: Making it Happen!” Webinar Recording Now Available; “Reshaping Rural Highways for Livability” Webinar Recording Now Available; Call for Proposals: Advance Transportation Planning through Innovation and Research; Featured Case Study: Revive Cincinnati; Watch the Santa Fe CSS National Dialog; Register Now for the Tallahassee CSS National Dialog; CSS in the News

December 2013

Register Now for “Reshaping Rural Highways for Livability: Regional Scale”; FHWA Memorandum: Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility Design Flexibility; Featured Case Study: Willamette River Bridge Project; Watch the Albany CSS National Dialog; Register Now for the Santa Fe CSS National Dialog; CSS in the News

August 2013

Announcing the CSS Rural Livability Resource; NYTimes Highlights Hamburg Success; “Adopting CSS: The Florida Greenbook” Webinar Recording Now Available; San Juan County Scenic Road Manual; CSS Preserves Park and Solves Congestion on Long Island Expy; Watch the Olympia, WA National Dialogue Workshop/Webcast; New Case Studies; New Publications; In the News

June 2013

Register Now for “Adopting CSS: The Florida Greenbook”; “Rightsizing Streets” Webinar Recording Now Available; Context Sensitive Rock Slope Design Solutions; Follow The Money: Making a Strong Case for Investing in Trails; FHWA's Fostering Livable Communities Newsletter; 28th-31st Avenue Connector Builds Bridges in Nashville; Watch the Raleigh & Sacramento National Dialogue Workshops; Upcoming ND2 Events

March 2013

Featured Policy: Florida Greenbook Chapter 19: Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND); Featured Website: Rightsizing Streets Guide Featured Case Study: Houghton, MI Streetscape and Brick Street Re-Installation; Featured Video: Interdisciplinary CSS Course Taught at University of Maryland; Other New Content; CSS National Dialog 2 in Raleigh and Sacramento; Upcoming Events: Rightsizing Webinar

January 2013

Watch 2012’s Most Popular Webinars; 44 New Case Studies, 13 States; CSS on Youtube; CSS in Education; National Dialog 2 Workshop Coming to North Carolina; Featured News: Monumental changes at TDOT; Upcoming CSS Events.

September 2012

CSS National Dialog 2 Workshop and Webcast, New CSS Practitioners Manual, Sustainable Communities Case Study Database, Marquette Interchange Profile, Upcoming CSS Events, Next Up

April 2012

Trails Webinar, Champions Video, Citizen's Guide, National Dialog 2 Update, Upcoming CSS Events, Next Up

February 2012

New Website, Announcing CSS Champions Program, CSS in the News, Upcoming CSS Events, Next Up

February 2011

CSS + Sustainability Webinar, TRB Annual Meeting: CSS Roundup, 87 New Case Studies, Upcoming CSS Events

September 2010

ContextSensitiveSolutions.org User Survey, CSS National Dialog Update, STEP Cooperative Research Program Update, Upcoming CSS Events

March 2010

CSS National Dialog Workshop Update, ITE/CNU Urban Thoroughfares Manual and Elgin, IL Case Study, Upcoming CSS Events

December 2009

FHWA/CTE Sponsors Regional CSS National Dialog Workshop in Portland, Case Studies from NCHRP Report 642 Added to Clearinghouse, Upcoming CSS Events

October 2009

USDOT Online Forum on Livability, USDOT Livability Outreach and Discussion Forum, NCHRP Report 642 – Quantifying the Benefits of Context Sensitive Solutions, CSS National Dialog Update, Upcoming CSS Events

July 2009

CSS & Complete Streets, International Scan on Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety and Mobility, CSS National Dialog Call for Submissions, CSS Videos, Upcoming CSS Events

May 2009

The 2009 CSS Webinar Series, Sustainable Stormwater Management, CSS Training Guide and Webinar, CSS National Dialog, Sustainability and CSS, Upcoming CSS Events

December 2008

Achieving Flexible Roadway Design, Great Corridors, Great Communities: The Quiet Revolution in Transportation Planning, New Case Studies on CSS.org, CSS Street Guidelines, Street Trees and Safety, Obama's Infrastructure Stimulus Plan

June 2008

Traffic Projections and Levels of Service Targets, Inside Transportation Planning's "Black Box", Updating Metropolitan Travel Forecasting, CSS and Maintenance, Environment is a CSS Context, Future Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP 2) Projects on Collaborative Decision Making and other Topics of Interest, DOTs Release Smart Transportation Guidebook, Two-Day National CSS Workshop

March 2007

CSS Takes Over TRB, Integration of CSS in Transportation Planning Process, The Roadscape Guide: Tools to Preserve Scenic Road Corridors, Linking Conservation and Transportation Planning. STPP Releases "A Guide to Transportation Options in Your Community", Improving Pedestrian Safety at Unsignalized Crossings

November 2006

AASHTO Announces Winners of "Best Practices in CSS" Competition, Case Study of the Month: Absarokee, Montana's Woodward Avenue, New Features on CSS.org, AASHTO Adopts Strategic Goals for CSS, Materials from AASHTO's CSS Peer Exchange, and more.

September 2006

New Hampshire's Citizen-Drafted Long Range Transportation Plan, TRB "Tools of the Trade" Conference Materials, Review of AASHTO/FHWA CSS Peer Exchange, and more new resources on CSS, and more.

June 2006

CSS in Designing Major Urban Thoroughfares, ITE Conference Papers, Call for Papers.

March 2006

CSS...Alive and Well?, ITE Spring Conference, New CSS resources from FHWA.

January 2006

TRB CSS Sessions, Featured Project, Call for State Updates.



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