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Sustainable Transportation
Transportation corridors and facilities are major components of the nation’s landscape and public realm. Integrating comprehensive transportation planning with natural systems analysis and land use planning is essential for creating livable communities in sustainable environments.

PPN Newsletters

Transportation PPN members receive a quarterly email newsletter with updates from the PPN, in addition to a round-up of links to upcoming webinars, conferences, new publications, and other resources relevant to transportation and landscape architecture. Below are the latest PPN Newsletters:

June 2019  |  December 2018  |  October 2018  |  July 2018  |  March 2018  |  October 2017  |  August 2017  |  April 2017  |  January 2017

Other Resources

AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bike Facilities  

EPA Green Infrastructure Municipal Handbook
EPA Enhancing Sustainable Communities with Green Infrastructure
EPA Water Quality Scorecard

FHWA Flexibility in Highway Design
FHWA Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines
FHWA Street Design – Part 1: Complete Streets
FHWA Information on the FAST Act: Fixing America's Surface Transportation

NACTO Urban Street Design Guide
NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide

Smart Growth America’s Evaluating Complete Street Projects
Smart Growth America’s Complete Streets Local Policy Workbook

Smart Transportation Guidebook (PennDOT and NJDOT joint publication)

T4America’s 12 Innovations in Transportation Policy States Should Consider in 2016  

TRB Evaluation Methodologies for Visual Impacts
TRB Public Perception and Sustainable Roadside Vegetation Management

PPN Documents

Landscape Architecture: Planning, Designing, and Managing Spaces That Move You
What moves do landscape architects in transportation make?
Where do transportation landscape architects work?
How do transportation landscape architects benefit communities?

Statement on CSD/CSS: Collaborating for Context Sensitive Solutions in Transportation
May 11, 2005

  • Rationale for Context Sensitive Solutions in Transportation
  • The Context Sensitive Solutions Team
  • The Need for Specialists and Generalists
  • Landscape Architects on Context Sensitive Solutions Teams
  • Finding the Right Landscape Architect
  • Achieving Excellence with Context Sensitive Solutions

Context Sensitive Design Professional Interest Group Profile, LAND
December 13, 2004
An interview with Co-Chair Greg Hoer, ASLA, and past Chair David Fasser, FASLA


2014 Transportation Research Board AFB-40 Committee Mid-Year Meeting Presentations
Landscape and Environmental Design
September 7-10, 2014, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Context Sensitive Design & Solutions: "A Better Way"
May 2004
By MN/DOT's Scott Bradley, FASLA

Aesthetics & Landscape Architecture
May 10, 2005
By MN/DOT's Scott Bradley, FASLA


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