Use of MicroSimulation to Convey Access Management Techniques

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The Missouri Department of Transportation has utilized several microsimulation software packages to analyze the impacts of proposed designs, such as interchange footprint and outer road spacing. Traditionally, one of the most difficult aspects of a project has been providing a clear understanding of the final product to the public. This paper discusses the use of visual simulation models to convey access management techniques to the general public.

Sixth National Conference on Access Management, August 29-September 1, 2004, Kansas City, Missouri

Community Outreach in Access Management Planning

  • Posted on: Sun, 10/13/2013 - 22:17
  • By: shroedermay
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Why Outreach Matters

  • Allows you to…

  • Get essential input

  • Get in front of the issues

  • Deal effectively with potential opponents

  • Create opportunities for

    • education

    • and venting!


Lessons learned…

  • Define end game- outreach process objectives

  • Know your stakeholders!

  • Tailor the approach

  • Draft a Public Involvement Plan (PIP) before project start-up