Future Opportunities & Issues

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Author(s) Federal Highway Administration     Date 2011     Source Federal Highway Administration     Abstract This case study presents the goals and methods of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) 1998 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), Community Link21. Developed after three years of dialogue and discussions... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:04pm
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Author(s) Federal Highway Administration     Date 2011     Source Federal Highway Administration     Abstract The interchange between Interstate 17 and Arizona Highway 69 is being evaluated for reconstruction because of capacity issues. As part of the environmental assessment (EA) for this project, the Arizona DOT used its staff... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:03pm
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Author(s) Federal Highway Administration     Date 2011     Source Federal Highway Administration     Abstract During 1995 and 1996, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded the City of Tucson, Arizona, $1.5 million to carry out a series of transportation enhancements along a one-mile stretch of South Park Avenue... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:01pm
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Author(s) Federal Highway Administration     Date 2011     Source Federal Highway Administration     Abstract Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) around the country have begun developing methodologies to assess the impacts of their transportation plans and planning processes on low-income and minority populations. One such... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:55pm
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Author N/A Source Transportantion and Environmental Justice, U.S. Department of Transportantion Abstract The NJ Department of Human Services carried out an assessment to examine the potential use of the state's bus transportation network in serving WorkFirst participants (welfare clients) reentering the workforce. The study was carried out with a high degree of sensitivity to... read more
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 8:05pm
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Author N/A Source Transportantion and Environmental Justice, U.S. Department of Transportantion​ Abstract In 1997, Wisconsin DOT initiated a needs assessment study process focusing on two heavily used arterials in Madison. The study examined how the two corridors presently served traffic and how they could be expected to serve traffic in 2020. Wisconsin DOT carried out the analysis... read more
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 7:44pm
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Author(s)The Bridgespan Group Date2004SourceThe Bridgespan GroupAbstractCommunities In Schools of Atlanta bounced back from financial difficulties when it was chosen to implement the national Project GRAD program in Atlanta schools. But the rapid growth brought on by the program addition has pushed the lean, internally groomed management team beyond its original competencies. Management... read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 12:27pm
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Author(s)Diane Artrip Date2004 Sourceservice efforts and accomplishments reporting for governments AbstractPerformance measurements are nothing new to the city of Phoenix. The city began its shift to using outcome-oriented measures in the early 1990s. It was a slow-moving process that took more than five years to implement in every department. In fact, as many interviewees told us... read more
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 10:03am
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Author(s)Matthew D. Bennett Date2003 SourceBenton Foundation AbstractThis document is a continuation of efforts to identify innovative broadband applica- tions and their impact on communities. In 2002, APT published Advanced Services, Enhanced Lives, which contained seven stories of broadband use. This updated version showcases new applications, but also features those previous... read more
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 9:53am
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Author(s)Van Jones Date2009 SourceCommonwealth Club of California AbstractCome hear Senator Darrell Steinberg and Green for All founder Van Jones talk about green economic development and its potential. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Green For All
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 12:30am
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Author(s)Naomi Klein Date2007 SourceDemocracy Now AbstractAcclaimed author and journalist Naomi Klein spoke about the 'privatization of the state' at a recent talk in New York City. Klein is a widely read columnist for the Nation magazine and the London Guardian and author of the international bestseller, "No Logo." Her forthcoming book is titled "The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of... read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 11:54pm
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Author(s)Beth MartinoDate2009 SourceThe Unibersity of Kansas AbstractLearn morabout Beth Martino, communications director for Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson. Since arriving in the Governor's Office, Martino has brought new media technology, such as webcasts and social media, into the office's repertoire. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link... read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 11:32am
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Author(s)Deloitte.Date2009 SourceDeloitte. AbstractDeloitte and the National Academy of Public Administration convened a group of government leaders, subject matter experts and forward thinkers to develop a road map to help the next administration navigate the work force and organization changes that need to occur to move to a more collaborative model of government. Access through... read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 11:24am
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Author(s)The Bridgespan Group Date2004 SourceThe Bridgespan Group AbstractFounded in 2000, After School Matters has worked hard to expand after-school options for Chicago teens. The organization has developed a rich array of programs by leveraging partnerships with government agencies and private sources for facilities, staff, and other resources. ASM is now working to diversify... read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 10:49am
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