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The CSS team is thrilled to announce that in January, a new design and features were launched for the CSS website. The redesign is a significant update that does the following:
Highlights relevant content for the diverse CSS audience
Makes website navigation faster and more intuitive
Adds new features that makes content more engaging and easier to digest
Our next step for improving the technology of the website is to upgrade the search feature, so that content is not only easier to locate using the website navigation, but that the search feature also returns timely and accurate results as well.
The CSS Champions Program is a new initiative of the ContextSensitiveSolutions.org team that allows us to be more proactive in putting CSS information in the hands of practitioners that are working on local and regional CSS projects. Particularly projects that are at critical junctures in the project development process (PDP).
The CSS Champions program operates in situations that involve:
Projects that can transform transportation project development culture and mindset within communities and agencies
Practitioners who are leading change from within
Models for collaboration across several levels and silos of government
Demonstrate a clear benefit(s) to using CSS in the project development process
This assistance program is made possible by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperation Research Program (STEP).
The four CSS Champions who received technical assistance in late 2011 included: