Strengthening Vermont’s Economy by Integrating Transportation and Smart Growth Policy

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September 2013

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DOT Innovation in Vermont

This report was created as part of our DOT Innovation work in the state of Vermont. Read more about the project ››

Strengthening Vermont’s Economy by Integrating Transportation and Smart Growth Policy

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and Smart Growth America partnered to demonstrate that policies and programs at VTrans that connect smart growth and transportation will strengthen the state’s economy and support the Agency’s vision for a safe, efficient, and multimodal transportation system. A Project Stakeholder Group, consisting of a broad spectrum of representatives from the public and private sectors, served as the steering committee for the project and met three times during the course of the study. Based on the technical analysis by the project team and guidance from the Project Stakeholder Group, the project resulted in the following key findings and recommend strategies.