Welcome to the June 2006 edition of the ContextSensitiveSolutions.org newsletter! This newsletter will keep you informed of updates to the ContextSensitiveSolutions.org website as well as other CSS-related news & information.
This report advances the successful use of CSS in the planning and design of major urban thoroughfares for walkable communities. It provides guidance and demonstrates for practitioners how CSS concepts and principles may be applied in roadway improvement projects that are consistent with their physical settings. Read More ﾻ
This report reviews the many motivating factors and benefits for DOTs to promote TOD, including reduced vehicle-miles of travel, increased transit ridership and improved mobility for all users. The report also outlines specific ways in which DOTs can get support and facilitate TOD without infringing upon local sovereignty. Read More ﾻ
MassHighway recently released a ground-breaking Project Development Process and Design Manual. The manual stresses the importance of flexibility, community context, multi-modal accommodation and transparency in planning and implementing transportation projects. Read More ﾻ
The National Highway Institute is hosting a three-day course about CSS in Detroit in early August. The purpose of the course is to provide participants with tools and techniques to effectively deliver timely and successful transportation projects using the principles of CSS. Read More ﾻ