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Road Diets are one of FHWA’s Proven Safety Countermeasures

Road Diets are one of Federal Highway Administration’s “Proven Safety Countermeasures.” This means our own Main Street’s reduction from 4 lanes to 3 is frequently encouraged by the FHWA and State DOTs for safety reasons. This is known as a “road diet.” From the FHWA’s safety website: The classic roadway reconfiguration, commonly referred to as […]

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What is “Livability?”

The Federal Highway Administration says: Livability is about tying the quality and location of transportation facilities to broader opportunities such as access to good jobs, affordable housing, quality schools, and safer streets and roads. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) supports livable communities through funding transportation related projects and sponsoring activities like Context Sensitive Solutions and […]

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