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Citizen-Generated Design Plans

In "Citizen-Generated Design Plans," Donal R. Simpson describes a process whereby communities hired their own design professional to help them to develop design plans that "successfully bridge the communications gap between citizens and highway agencies... Independent technical assistance can help the community articulate its desired and positions....define the community values that the road design must respect and protect. It also should deal with the functional requirements of the roadway and propose technical changes or design exceptions required for the road to fit into the community. In "Citizen-Generated Design Plans," Donal R. Simpson describes a process whereby communities hired their own design professional to help them to develop design plans that "successfully bridge the communications gap between citizens and highway agencies... Independent technical assistance can help the community articulate its desired and positions....define the community values that the road design must respect and protect. It also should deal with the functional requirements of the roadway and propose technical changes or design exceptions required for the road to fit into the community.


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