There is an urgent need to uncover the best tools and methods to deliver transportation plans that can evolve with the constant changes in technology, politics, and economics. It is a dynamic challenge that also happens to be severely resource constrained.
The majority of cities are already planning for 10-25 years in the future but it won’t be a static plan that you can create once and walk away. Dave Bruffy, manager of the Mountain Line Transit Authority in WV, recently spoke with Mass Transit Magazine and said, “We're not in a crisis yet, but we don't want to get to a crisis," emphasizing the need to plan ahead.
In an effort not to fall behind, how does your transportation agency identify the best projects and initiatives for implementation?