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Travel Behavior Inventory: A Summary of Residential Travel Behavior in the Twin Cities Region
Metropolitan Council, October 2013, 15 pp.
A comprehensive survey assessing how and how much people in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region and surrounding counties travel. The 2010 survey finds that driving remains the dominant mode of transportation in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, but it is down slightly from 2000. more info >
Weaving It Together: A Tapestry of Transportation Funding for Older Adults
AARP Public Policy Institute, April 2013, 92 pp.
This report provides insight into how transportation services for older adults and persons with disabilities are funded. With a growing population in need of transportation and limited funds for these services, providers can work to creatively leverage existing and untapped funding sources to fill gaps in service. The report includes seven case studies of local providers from around the country to illustrate how they combine federal, state, and local funding to put quality service on the street. more info >
Bicycling and walking in the United States: 2012 benchmark report
Alliance for Biking and Walking, January 2012
This report collects and analyze data on bicycling and walking in all 50 states and the 51 largest U.S. cities. It includes data on: bicycling and walking levels and demographics; funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects; written policies on bicycling and walking; bike-transit integration; public health indicators; and the economic impact of bicycling and walking. more info >
Planning to succeed? An assessment of transportation and land use decision-making in the Twin Cities region
Surface Transportation Policy Partnership, Transit for Libable Communities, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, January 2011, 32 pp.
This report examines the institutional framework and decision-making process for transportation investment and associated land use in the Twin Cities. more info >
Driving down Minnesota's greenhouse gas emissions: Issues and ideas for reducing vehicle miles traveled
Growth & Justice, October 2010, 24 pp.
This report explores three approaches to reducing Minnesota’s vehicle miles traveled: land use and transit-oriented development, transit service, and pricing strategies. more info >
Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota
Research, news, and events related to transportation in Minnesota. more info >
Surface Transportation Policy Partnership
A nationwide coalition working to ensure safer communities and smarter transportation choices. Provides transportation-related statistics, policy, fact sheets, and reports. more info >